Students will demonstrate the ability to plan and execute developmentally appropriate
activities in all curriculum areas. Students will also demonstrate skill in guiding infants and/or
toddlers and providing for their health and safety in a group setting. A minimum of twenty-eight
contact hours is required, which must be completed in approved off-campus early care
and education facilities at discretion of instructor. Students must meet pre-laboratory
requirements. AAS majors must document a minimum of fifty clock observation and contact
hours with children in a variety of settings, including the workplace.