Introduction to Parent and Early Care


This course provides the student with a journey through child birth that includes conception through delivery and beyond.  In addition, an in depth study is designed to provide basic knowledge of child development, as well as, develop skills necessary to care for children and promote children's development, child health, first aid, and nutrition; plus information and activities in guiding children's behavior and meeting the needs of special age groups.

This course is also designed to give early care and education students a foundation of basic knowledge needed to provide quality care for children.  Entry Level Child Care Training (ELCCT) is required by the state of Oklahoma within the first 90 days of employment.  Students will also spend several hours (Capstone) working in the childcare facility, providing care for children.

Hours for Major: 415.0
Approved for Financial Aid: No
Open only to secondary students enrolled in the New Beginnings Class.



Early Care Profesesionals 60
Parenting & Child Development 60
FACS Ed Capstone 120