- Specialist Diploma
- Program location:
- Fort Omaha Campus
Students who wish to study specific early childhood education content and demonstrate specific skills can earn the Early Childhood Sign Language Specialist Diploma by completing the following courses. Additionally, the sign language courses will give students a basic background of the usage of sign language in the early childhood classroom.
Requirements for Early Childhood Sign Language Diploma - 27.0 Credit Hrs.
|ECED 1060 Observation, Assessment, and Guidance||4.5|
|ECED 1110 Infant and Toddler Development||4.5|
|ECED 1120 Preschool Child Development||3.0|
|ECED 1150 Introduction to Early Childhood Education||4.5|
|SLIS 1150 Introduction to the Deaf World||4.5|
|SLIS 1010 American Sign Language I||6.0|
*Can be used to gain a CDA (Child Development Associate) credential. Other on-the-job experience would be required. For the CDA, either ECED 1110 Infant and Toddler Development or ECED 1120 Preschool Child Development is required in addition to ECED 1060 Observation, Assessment, and Guidance and ECED 1150 Introduction to Early Childhood Education .