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Course Descriptions

CHLD 201: Child Development Practicum I

-Completion of CHLD 102, 105, 109, and 202
-Completion of or concurrent enrollment in CHLD 209
-Cleared DCFS licensing background check
-Placement at college level English OR
-Concurrent enrollment in ENGL 099/101

This course deals with the practical application of evidence-based practices based on early childhood education principles and theories. Students work with diverse young children and families in high-quality, culturally, linguistically, and ability diverse early childhood settings under the supervision of a site supervisor and a college course work supervisor. Six hours of lab work will be required each week. This course meets for 1 hour seminar and 6 hours practicum for 3 hours credit. 3 credit hours

Transferrable Elective Course: This course generally should transfer to an Illinois Articulation Initiative college or university. Please consult with your advisor about transferability.

Early Childhood Education Questions

Contact the Social Sciences Department

Early Childhood Practitioner Partnership Program at Heartland Community College