Course Description
Wellness of The Young Child
(3-2-2) A study of the factors that impact the
well-being of the young child including healthy
behavior, food, nutrition, fitness, and safety
practices. Focuses on local and national standards
and legal implications of relevant policies and
regulations. Course content must be aligned as
applicable with State Board for Educator
Certification Pedagogy and Professional
Responsibilities standards and coincide with the
National Association for the Education of Young
Children position statement related to
developmentally appropriate practices for children
from birth to age eight. Requires students to
participate in field experiences with children
from infancy through age 12 in a variety of
settings with varied and diverse populations.
Course includes a minimum of 16 hours of field
Semester hours:3
Lecture hours:2
Lab hours:2
Petition required:Y
Course may be repeated for credit when the topic varies:N
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