Early Childhood Education II

Early Childhood Education II

Course Number: FE12

Recommended Maximum Enrollment: 20*

Hours of Instruction: 270 (block) 300 (regular)

Prerequisite: FE11 Early Childhood Education I AND Students must be 16 by October 1^


This two-credit course provides advanced experiences in working with children from infancy to age 12 in early education and child care settings. Areas of study include program planning and management, developmentally appropriate practice, procedures and strategies for working with special groups of children, and career development and professionalism. An internship makes up 50 percent of instructional time. Work-based learning strategies appropriate for this course include internship, mentorship, service learning, and job shadowing. Cooperative education and apprenticeship are not available for this course. Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) competitive events, community service, and leadership activities provide the opportunity to apply essential standards and workplace readiness skills through authentic experiences.

^Because they intern in early childhood centers that must meet NC Child Care General Statute 110.91, Section 8, students must be 16 years of age prior to October 1 to enroll in this course. Follow this link for more info.

*For safety reasons and number of interns placed in the field, enrollment should not exceed 20 in this course.