|Field of Study:||Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
|Description:||Our program focuses on the physical, social, emotional and cognitive development of young children from birth to eight years and their interaction with the world around them. You will learn how to engage children, understand parent-child relations and assess a child's development. You get the know-how to support children individually, as well as work with their families, schools and the community. Upon graduation, you will earn an Honours Bachelor of Applied Science in Early Childhood Studies and a Diploma in Early Childhood Education.
Your first year immerses you immediately in early childhood studies. You are introduced to the domains of childhood development and theories and foundations. In your second year, you learn the basics of human anatomy and physiology; how to create curriculum; observation and research skills; and dynamics of relationships. In your third and fourth years, you learn how to work educationally and therapeutically with children and families. You will develop a comprehensive set of abilities to assess children’s development; support and educate children in a meaningful way; understand how to create interventions; and know how to work with children in a variety of settings. You will complete more than 750 hours of workplace experience through placements.
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Values quoted are based on 2017-18 tuition rates and are subject to change. For full tuition and student fee information, visit https://www.guelphhumber.ca/sfs/tuition-and-fees.