Introduction to the laws, regulations, standards, policies, procedures, and early
childhood curriculum related to child health safety and nutrition. The key components
that ensure physical health, mental health, and safety for children and staff will
be identified, along with the importance of collaboration with families and health
professionals. Focus on integrating the concepts into everyday planning and program
development for all children. It is also listed as HSCI 314.
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
- Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
- Homework hours/semester: 96-108
- Total Student Learning hours/semester: 144-162
Prerequisites: This course is specific for students who have been accepted into the Early Childhood
Apprenticeship Program (ECAP).
Recommended: Eligibility for ESOL 400, or appropriate skill level as indicated by ESL placement
test and other measures as necessary, or equivalent.