Information provided includes course descriptions by subject only.
For complete 2022-2023 programs/academic plans, please refer to Academic Programs.
307-108 ECE: Early Language & Literacy
This course explores strategies to encourage the development of early language and literacy knowledge and skill building in children birth to 8 years of age.
307-110 ECE: Social Studies, Art & Music
This 3-credit course will focus on beginning level curriculum development in the specific integrated content areas of social studies, art, music, & movement (SSAMM) in children birth to age 8.
307-112 ECE: STEM
This 3-credit course will focus on beginning level curriculum development in the specific integrated content areas of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) in children birth to age 8.
307-148 ECE: Foundations of Early Childhood Education
This 3-credit course introduces the early childhood profession through a historical overview of the field. The course will explore program trends, quality indicators, and developmentally appropriate practices for children birth to age 8.
307-151 ECE: Infant & Toddler Development
This 3-credit course explores infant and toddler development as it applies to an early childhood education setting. This course focuses on children conception through thirty-six months. This course includes training for Wisconsin Breastfeeding Friendly Child Care certification.
307-160 ECE: Field Experience 1
This 3-credit introductory field experience course introduces the foundations of early childhood education under guided supervision of a mentor teacher in an early childhood setting, working with children birth through age 8. This course meets the requirements of the Wisconsin Model Early Learning Standards 18-hour training.
307-167 ECE: Health, Safety, and Nutrition
This 3-credit course examines the topics of health, safety, and nutrition in children birth to age 8 within the context of the early childhood educational setting. This course includes training for Abusive Head Trauma, SIDS, and Mandated Reporter certifications.
307-170 ECE: Field Experience 2
This 3-credit intermediate field experience course includes assisting the mentor teacher in carrying out classroom routines and implementing developmentally appropriate learning experiences that promote child development and learning through play for children birth to age 8.
307-174 ECE: Introductory Practicum
In this 3-credit practicum course you will learn about and apply the course competencies in an actual early childhood setting. You will explore the standards for quality early childhood education, demonstrate professional behaviors, and meet the requirements for training in the Wisconsin Model Early Learning Standards.
307-175 ECE: Preschool Practicum
This course will apply as the capstone course in The Registry Preschool Credential. You will be placed or working in an early childhood setting with 3-5 year old children and create a portfolio that prepares you for The Registry commission. In this course you will be implementing regulations and standards for quality early childhood education, applying knowledge of child development and positive guidance, utilizing observation and assessment techniques, and assessing developmentally appropriate environments for preschoolers.
307-177 ECE: Intermediate Practicum
In this 3-credit course you will be implementing regulations and standards for quality early childhood education, applying knowledge of child development and positive guidance, utilizing observation and assessment techniques, and assessing developmentally appropriate environments for children.
Note: Before receiving a practicum placement students must be able to pass the DCF fingerprint background check process, have a current DCF Staff Health Report with a negative Tuberculosis Test result and complete CPR and First Aid.
307-179 ECE: Child Development
The 3-credit course examines child development within the context of the early childhood education setting. This course focuses on ages 3-8 years.
307-187 ECE: Children with Differing Abilities
This 3-credit course focuses on the child with differing abilities in an inclusive early childhood education setting for children birth to age 8 while examining strategies for cultivating partnerships with families and community supports.
307-188 ECE: Guiding Children's Behavior
This 3-credit course examines positive strategies to guide children's behavior in the early childhood education setting for children birth to age 8. This course meets the requirements of the Wisconsin Pyramid Model Training.
307-190 ECE: Field Experience 3
This 3-credit advanced field experience course focuses on supporting young children's development birth to age 8 through observation, assessment, and implementation of developmentally appropriate teaching strategies.
307-195 ECE: Family and Community Relationships
This 3-credit course will examine the role of relationships with family and community in early childhood education for children birth to age 8. In this course, students will complete the Strengthening Families Training.
307-198 ECE: Administering an ECE Program
This 3-credit course focuses on the administration of an early childhood education program. Course competencies include: integrate strategies that support diversity and anti-bias perspectives; analyze the components of an ECE facility; design an ECE program; analyze the aspects of personnel supervision; outline financial components of an ECE program; apply laws and regulations related to an ECE facility; advocate for the early childhood profession.
307-210 ECE: Field Experience 4
This final 3-credit pre-professional field experience course focuses on demonstrating a comprehensive understanding of children birth to age 8 and families. An emphasis is on practicing the lead teacher role to design, implement, and evaluate a connected unit of learning experiences.
307-404 WKSHP-Early Childhood Admn
307-405 Pers Wkshp-Early Childhood Adn
307-406 Fin & Budget Wkshop-E.C. Admn
307-407 Prog Wkshp-Early Child Admn
307-408 Primary Child Care Worker
307-409 Early Childhood Edu Workshop
307-414 Early Childhood I
307-415 Early Childhood II
307-416 Program Director
307-417 Day Care Administrator
307-424 Celebrating Wthout Stereotypng
307-425 Intro To Infant/Toddler Care
307-426 Child Maltreatment At All Ages
307-432 Children With Disabilities
307-435 School Age Children
307-436 CDA Resouce Unit
307-437 CDA Practicum
307-438 Family Day Care
307-440 Adv Competencies In ECE
307-441 Intro-Child Care Profession
307-442 Fund of Family Day Care
307-443 Fund of Infant/Toddler Care
307-444 Skills/Strategies-Child Care
307-447 Anti-Bias Curriculum
307-448 Child Care Food Provider
307-450 Family Day Care-Licensing
307-600 Intro to Babysitting -2
This course will teach safe babysitting techniques, including behavior management, tips for students on how to manage their own emotions, and basic infant and toddler care.