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Course Information and Descriptions
ECE 251
Curriculum Development I (2-0)
2 Hours
This course covers the principles involved in planning, implementing
and evaluating developmentally appropriate, evidence-based
curriculum to meet the unique needs of infants and toddlers. The
course focuses on relationships among developmental theory,
philosophy, practice, and development of curriculum based on the
needs and interests of young children including those who are
culturally, linguistically, and ability diverse. The analysis of a wide
range of early childhood curriculum models is emphasized.
Note: Students taking this course must be enrolled in the Early
Childhood Education A.A.S.
Prerequisite: 30 cr hrs in ECE course work to include ECE 115, 117,
132, 141, 214, 220, 223, 229 and 241 (all C or better); CLC GPA
2.40 or above; Dept Chair approval 60 days prior to the first day of
the semester.
Concurrent Enrollment: ECE 250 and 251
ECE 252
Early Childhood Education Practicum Preschool (0-4)
2 Hours
This course provides students with the opportunity to apply
evidence-based practices based on early childhood education
principles and theories, focused on young children ages 3 - 5.
Students work with diverse young children and families in highquality, culturally, linguistically, and ability diverse early childhood
settings under the supervision of a site supervisor and a college
course work supervisor. 10-12 hours of classroom work with
preschool-age children will be required each week for a total of 150
hours.
Note: Students taking this course must be enrolled in the Early
Childhood Education A.A.S.
Note: Current Illinois State Police criminal background check
require along with current medical documentation.
Prerequisite: 30 cr hrs in ECE course work to include ECE 115, 116,
121, 124, 132, 141, 220, 229 and 241 (all C or better); CLC GPA
2.40 or above; Dept Chair approval 60 days prior to the first day of
the semester.
Concurrent Enrollment: ECE 252 and 253
ECE 253
Curriculum Development II (2-0)
2 Hours
The principles involved in planning, implementing and evaluating
developmentally appropriate, evidence-based curriculum for
preschoolers are studied. The course focuses on relationships among
developmental theory, philosophy, practice, and development of
curriculum based on the needs and interests of young children
including those who are culturally, linguistically, and ability diverse.
The analysis of a wide range of early childhood curriculum models
is emphasized.
Note: Students taking this course must be enrolled in the Early
Childhood Education A.A.S.
Prerequisite: 30 cr hrs in ECE course work to include ECE 115, 116,
121, 124, 132, 141, 220, 229 and 241 (all C or better); CLC GPA
2.40 or above; Dept Chair approval 60 days prior to the first day of
the semester.
Concurrent Enrollment: ECE 252 and 253
ECE 254
Early Childhood Education Practicum Administrative (0-8)
4 Hours
This course is a practicum designed for those individuals who are
interested in serving as administrators or directors of early childhood
programs. The focus of this practicum experience is the application
of early childhood leadership strategies, administrative skills and
knowledge. Students are supervised by a college instructor, while
working closely with an assigned early childhood program
administrator or director. Course assignments are focused on
program assessment and improvement, staff training, parent
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education, and fiscal and business management. The student will be
supervised by a qualified director for 300 documented hours as
mandated by the Illinois Gateways to Opportunity Director
Credential - Level I. Other requirements for this Illinois Director
Credential also apply. See Department Chair for further information.
Prerequisite: Completion of all other course requirements for
Administration and Leadership of Early Childhood Education
Certificate 25EF; Overall G.P.A. of 2.5; and Consent of Department
Chair 60 days prior to enrollment.
ECE 270
Organization and Administration
of Early Childhood Programs (3-0)
3 Hours
This course is intended for students who are interested in becoming
or who are currently serving as leaders of early childhood programs
(directors, assistant directors, program coordinators). The course will
acquaint students with the organization, regulation, management, and
evaluation of programs serving young children. Course content
includes staff management including staff selection, mentoring,
supervision, and evaluation; parent and community relationships;
children’s educational programming; safety, design, and arrangement
of the physical environment; use of technology; advocacy. Issues of
culture and diversity are explored, as well as strategies for respectful
communication, problem-solving, and collaboration with families
and the community.
Prerequisite: ECE 121, ECE 124, and 9 additional credit hours in
Early Childhood Education (all with grades C or better).
ECE 299
Special Topics in Early
Childhood Education (Variable)
1-3 Hours
These special topic courses will focus on a specific current issue in
the area of early childhood care and education. A maximum of 6
credit hours of ECE 299 or EDU 299 may be used as elective toward
an AAS or AA degree in early childhood education.
Prerequisite: To be determined relative to topic
May be taken four times, but any topic only once
Earth Science (ESC)
Engineering, Math and Physical Sciences Division,
Room T102, (847) 543-2044
ESC 120
Earth Science (3-2)
4 Hours
This course is designed for students of non-science or science major
who are interested in physical features related to our dynamic earth.
Topics of the course include some fundamental concepts and features
in geology, meteorology and astronomy, such as earthquakes,
volcanic activities weathering process, surface water, atmosphere
components, weather, the universe, the solar system, etc. Course
materials are organized to enable students to understand how
different components of our dynamic earth are related to one another.
Most topics are assisted with hands-on lab exercises.
Prerequisite: College Reading and Writing Readiness AND Basic
Algebra Readiness
Course fee
IAI: P1 905L