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Bachelor's Degree in Child Study Program

Child Study Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the Bachelor's Degree in child study program, graduates will be able to:

  1. Show an understanding of and commitment to the values of early childhood education professionals, including upholding the Profession's Code of Ethics at all times and becoming an advocate for children and the profession
  2. Demonstrate a commitment to life-long learning for themselves and those whom they serve by engaging in continuous learning in order to inform practice
  3. Exemplify competence as skilled providers in the field of early childhood education and use developmental knowledge to create safe, healthy, respectful, supportive, and challenging learning environments
  4. Utilize critical thinking skills to assess children's needs, possible interventions, and community resources in a comprehensive fashion while taking into consideration individual, family, and/or community values, practices, and beliefs
  5. Demonstrate knowledge of curriculum planning and evaluation necessary to be effective with young children by using developmentally appropriate learning objectives to drive the planned curriculum and learning environments
  6. Utilize the process of responsible observation and assessment techniques and strategies as applied to teacher and classroom practices; understand the benefits of observation and appropriate uses of the information collected; and know how to analyze the documentation for effective classroom planning and/or linking to appropriate outside services and referrals;
  7. Serve as a positive role model within early childhood education settings and the community by adhering to the professional standards set forth by the College while in the Student Teaching and Capstone experiences
  8. Utilize a process of self-evaluation that fosters personal and professional growth and contributes to life-long learning
  9. Understand effective methods to support, involve, and empower families and communities through the creation of respectful relationships and effective communication
  10. Demonstrate effective written and verbal communication skills, higher order thinking skills, and flexibility in problem solving techniques that represent competence and professionalism in the field of early childhood education
  11. Apply knowledge of computer applications including basic word processing, spreadsheets, Internet and e-mail and other software related to the field
  12. Perform mathematics related to the field of study including applied business mathematics, budgeting, and other related skills