Isothermal Community College

Health and Public Services

Early Childhood Education - Diploma

Academic Development

if applicable

DRE 096
DRE 097
DRE 098
DMA 010
DMA 020
DMA 030
DMA 040
DMA 050
DMA 060
DMA 070
DMA 080

First semester

Course name Prerequisite Credit hours Contact hours Semester offered
ACA 115 - Success and Study Skills [OR] None 1 2 Fall, Spring, Summer
ACA 122 - College Transfer Success None 1 2 Fall, Spring, Summer
EDU 119 - Intro to Early Childhood Education None 4 4 Fall, Spring
EDU 131 - Child, Family, and Community None 3 3 Fall, Spring
EDU 144 - Child Development I None 3 3 Fall
EDU 151 - Creative Activities None 3 3 Fall
ENG 111 - Writing & Inquiry Satisfactory placement scores or DRE 098 3 3 Fall, Spring, Summer


Second semester

Course name Prerequisite Credit hours Contact hours Semester offered
EDU 145 - Child Development II None 3 3 Fall, Spring
EDU 146 - Child Guidance None 3 3 Fall, Spring
EDU 153 - Health, Safety, and Nutrition None 3 3 Fall, Spring
EDU 184 - Early Childhood Intro Practicum EDU 119 2 4 Fall, Spring
PSY 150 - General Psychology Satisfactory placement scores or DRE 097 3 3 Fall, Spring, Summer


Third semester

Course name Prerequisite Credit hours Contact hours Semester offered
EDU 234 - Infants, Toddlers, and Twos EDU 119 3 3 Fall


Fourth semester

Course name Prerequisite Credit hours Contact hours Semester offered
EDU 221 - Children with Exceptionalities EDU 144 and EDU 145 or PSY 244 and PSY 245 3 4 Fall, Spring


Program contact

Dr. Alice McCluney

Early Childhood/School Age Education Instructor
Health and Public Service
amccluney@isothermal.edu
828-395-1444
Applied Sciences and Engineering Technology


Pathway types



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