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School of Liberal Arts

Dean: Paul F. Griffin
Phone: (315) 684-6081

Early Childhood A.A.S.

Course Description

Family/Child Hlth,Safety,Nutr

This course will examine the health, safety and nutritional needs of children birth-8 years. The unique needs of early childcare settings will be addressed and include the following topics: personal hygiene, safety practices, nutritious meals, chronic conditions and health policies. In addition, students will explore the variety of environmental, behavioral and constitutional factors which influence health within the family, the childcare setting and the community. Investigation of current issues and community agencies will be included Prerequisites: ECHD 101 3 credits (3 lecture hours), fall semester