2017-2018 Academic Catalog 
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2017-2018 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ECE 201 - Early Childhood Health, Safety, and Nutrition

3 CR
This course introduces students to health, safety, and nutrition issues and practices in child care centers and homes (including universal health precautions, community health, and the respective legal implications). Students will study the eating practices and nutrition of young children and the implication they play in promoting healthy physical, social, language, and cognitive development. Emphasis will be placed on preventing communicable diseases and providing safe environments. This course is based on NAEYC standards of child development practices. Each student will be required to spend 2-4 clock hours completing field experience outside of scheduled class times which may include working with young children, families, and early childhood professionals. Lab Fee

Prerequisites & Requisites: ACCUPLACER® reading score of 60, or at least a grade of C or P in TSRE 55  or ENGL 151 .