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Academics

Academics at Union County College

Early Childhood Elementary Education

SUGGESTED GRADES PRE-K-3 Option offered through Liberal Arts

For students who wish to prepare themselves for an Associate degree or wish to transfer and earn a baccalaureate degree in Early Childhood Education or Elementary Education. 

Upon successful completion of all program requirements, graduates will be able to:

  • Apply knowledge of psychological concepts to the learning behavior of children from Pre-K to Grade 3
  • Analyze the characteristics of effective teaching behaviors and “best practices” in the teaching profession
  • Describe the organization and funding of school systems
  • Describe the roles of teachers, students, parents, administrators, and teacher associations in the U.S.
  • Communicate effectively orally and in writing
  • Demonstrate the skills and motivation for continued self-education

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