Early Childhood Level Three Credential 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 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

CDEV 2523Intro to Early Childhood Education

3 Credits

Child Development Electives

6 Credits

Total Credit Hours:18

General Education

ENGL 1613English I

3 Credits

PSYC 1813Introduction to Psychology

3 Credits

MATH 1613Mathematics for Elementary Teachers I

3 Credits

EDUC 1833The Exceptional Learner/Child

3 Credits

Total Credit Hours:12

Total Credit Hours: 30