Early Child Field Exp I
Concurrent enrollment with ECH 101 required. Prerequisites: ECH 110 & GPA of 2.3. Course provides practical experience with three- and four-year-old children in Head Start programs. Students gain knowledge about early childhood programs, trends, and philosophies while observing and working in Head Start classrooms serving three- and four-year-olds. Students observe early childhood settings in the community on a weekly basis for the entire semester. In addition to 20 hours of seminar/lecture hours, students complete 7 hours of fieldwork weekly for a minimum of 100 hours of fieldwork. Students must provide their own transportation to off-campus locations.