Curriculum Guideline

Early Childhood Education: Infant/Toddler (Post-Basic Certificate)

Effective Date:
Program Code
CNECEI
Discontinued
No
Program
Faculty
Applied Community Studies
Department
Early Childhood Education
Credential Type
Certificate
Transcript Title
ECED - Infant/Toddler Cert.
Date of First Offering
Start Term
201120
End Term
Not Specified
Credential
Certificate in Post-Basic Early Childhood Education - Infant/Toddler
Length of Program
Two semesters
Credits
23.00
Admissions Requirements

Applicants must meet the admission requirements listed below:

  • General College Admission Requirements
  • Completion of Certificate-Level Early Childhood Education studies at Douglas College or equivalent post-secondary training. Provide proof of completion of an Early Childhood Education training (license).
  • An overall average of "C+" in courses completed in the ECE certificate program.
  • Successful completion of the written English language requirement.
  • Submission of a work history form and two acceptable references from employers or from a former instructor and an employer. These must be submitted directly to the department.
  • Participation in a personal interview with ECE faculty. Suitability will be determined on the basis of a review of an applicant's emotional stability, physical health, formal education, work experience, ability to work in a multidisciplinary-team setting, ability to work within the values of the department and personal suitability.
Curriculum Framework

Graduation Requirements:

  • Successful completion of 23 credits
  • 50%(12 credits) of all coursework must be completed at Douglas College
  • If any of the coursework was completed towards your diploma then 50% additional new coursework is required

Course Requirements:

Course Number Course Title Credits

ECED 2312

Perspectives on Families in ECE Settings

1.50

ECED 2330

Change and Development: Families

1.50

ECED 2401

Advanced Growth and Development

3.00

*CFCS 2410

Advanced Issues: Reflection and Integration

3.00

ECED 2412

Administrative Skills for ECE Centres

3.00

ECED 2420

Infant/Toddler Care Advanced

3.00

ECED 2482

Infant/Toddler Preceptorship Practicum

5.00

**Select one course from the following two options:

ECED 2421

Advanced Studies in Observation and Documentation of Infants and Toddlers

3.00

CFCS 2390

Directed Studies in Community Practice

3.00

Total Credits

 

23.00

*The prerequisite for CFCS 2410 is CFCS 1110 and ECED 2382 for ECE students.

**Students may transfer credit from other CFCS program courses with Coordinator approval.