Early Childhood Education Level Two Transfer Pathway

Program Overview

This program is for students who want to both transfer early childhood courses to a four-year university and attain Level 2-3 Credentials to meet ExceleRate/employer requirements. 

Additional Program Information

Gateways credentials are awarded and recognized by the Illinois Department of Human Services Bureau of Child Care and Development and are not granted through the Illinois Community College Board.

Program Requirements

Major Courses

CDEV 1513Child Growth & Development

3 Credits

CDEV 2633Health, Nutrition & Safety

3 Credits

CDEV 2513Child, Family & Community Relations

3 Credits

EDUC 1833The Exceptional Learner/Child

3 Credits


6 Credits

Total Credit Hours:18

Choose elective courses from any transfer-level elective area. Appropriate electives have a first digit of 1 or 2 and a second digit of 5, 6, 7, 8 or 9 in the KCC course number.