Empire State College:  State University of New York Skip navigation Home | MyESC | Site Index

MyESC Site Map

Check announcements and deadlines, contact someone for help and get to the pages and services you use the most.
Check your financial and academic records, activate your login, and update your contact information.
Register for your studies, find tutorials and other information about registration.
Access your online courses, choose your studies for upcoming terms, and plan your studies.
Visit the online library, get help with writing and math, find a tutor and more.
Financial aid and scholarships, billing, college bookstore, disabilities services and all other student services.


Online Learning Home > Online Learning Catalog > Educational Studies >

Course Description:

Course Description: Explore the opportunities to work with children in the field of early childhood education. Students will explore child care credentialing, professionalism, ethics and the foundations of teaching and learning in formal and informal child care settings. The course places emphasis on ways to enhance development and learning through an environment and curriculum that supports young children and families. Students will complete the course with an individualized final project related to the profession of their choice.

Important Note: This course was renamed effective the September 2014 term and was formerly offered as Exploring the Professions: Child Care Introductory, 252422. Students who have successfully 252422 should not enroll in this course.

This online course is offered through Online Learning. You can take this as an individual course or as part of an online degree program, with term starts in March, May, September, November and January. View current term offerings and all online courses. Click here to register for online courses.

Other Areas: The Arts | Business, Management & Economics | Community & Human Services | Communications, Humanities & Cultural Studies | Educational Studies | Historical Studies | Human Development | Labor Studies | Nursing | Science, Math & Technology | Social Science
Lower Level
Credits: 2
Term(s) Offered (Subject to Change) : Spring 1. Fall 1.

For Books and Materials List Go to the Online Bookstore