Child Care Management

This program offers specific training in dealing with children and is for the student who wishes to seek employment in private or public preschools or day care centers. It provides the necessary business skills to set up and operate a day care center. It is designed for job entry after 2 years of schooling with an Associate of Applied Science Degree. A minimum of 63 semester credit hours is required for all Core Requirements Classes. Curriculum for the program is listed below:

Home and Family Studies Core Requirements: (27 credits)

HFST 1020
Principles of Nutrition
3
HFST 1200
Nutrition for Children
3
HFST 1500
Human Development
3
HFST 2400
Family Relations
3
HFST 2500
Early Childhood
3
HFST 2610
Guidance of Young Children
3
HFST 2620
Creative Experiences for Children
3
HFST 2750
Practicum in Preschool Teaching
5
HFST 2760
Seminar in Preschool Teaching
1

Marketing Management Core Requirements: (8 credits)

HFST 1600
Child Care As a Business (Required)
2
*
and choose 6 credits from the following in consultation with your advisor:
*
BMGT 1200
Introduction to Business
3
BMGT 1210
Personal Finance
3
BMGT 1270
Sales and Customer Service
3
BMGT 1480
Advertising and Promotion
3
BMGT 2150
Business Ethics
3
BMGT 2290
Human Resource Management
3
BMGT 2400
Small Business Management
3
BMGT 2600
Principles of Marketing
3
BMGT 2650
Principles of Management
3
BMGT 2980
Special Projects
1-2
BMGT 2997
Cooperative Education
1-3



Competencies and General Education (10 credits)

Computation -

BMGT 1320 - Applied Business Math or MATH 1011 - Algebra or any Math GE

Communications -

ENGL 1010 - Expository Composition or ENGL 1410 - English Mechanics or any English GE

Human Relations -

COMM 1020 - Interpersonal Communications

Physical Education -

PHED 1770 - Fitness for Life

Related Instruction (6 credits)

PHED 1550
First Aid
3
PHED 1000
Playground and Recreation
3

Optional Core and Optional Related (12-14 credits)

*
All HFST courses not counted in other areas
*
HFST 2980
Special Projects
1-2
HFST 1997
Cooperative Education Experience
1-6
Art 1010
Exploring Art
3
*
Other Art classes as determined
*
BUED 1400
Personal Use Word Processing
1
BUED 1420
Word Processing
3
BUED 2450
Presentations for Business
2
COMM 1020
Interpersonal Communication
3
COMM 1070
Public Speaking
3
ENGL 2010
Intermediate Composition
3
FREN 1010
Elementary French (or above)
4
GERM 1010
Elementary German (or above)
4
GNST 1010
College Survival
2
JAPN 1010
Elementary Japanese (or above)
4
MUSC 1010
Introduction to Music
3
Musc 1020
Music Fundamentals
2
*
Other Music classes as determined
*
PHED
Up to 2 credits in any PHED class
*
SPAN 1010
Elementary Spanish (or above)
4
THEA 1010
Survey of Theatre
3
*
Other Theatre classes as determined
*
*
Other classes as determined useful
*