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Course Descriptions

CHLD 209: Child, Family and Community

-Placement at college level English OR
-Concurrent enrollment in ENGL 099/101
-Placement at college level reading
-Completion of CHLD 102

This course focuses on the diverse needs of the child within the context of family, school and community. The course will examine the interplay of diverse cultures, lifestyles, abilities, language and communication with the role of the early childhood environment and other community institutions. Students will gain an understanding of their professional role in supporting evidence-based practices that strengthen respectful, collaborative family/child partnerships through effective use of community and family resources. 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.