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Early Learning and Care

Year 1

Getting started

In your first year, you will focus on foundational theory and participate in one practicum placements. You will receive the skills and knowledge to guide children's behaviour and their environment, while supporting and developing good communication skills.

Effective September 2017

Year 1

Academic Term 1

Course Course Name Credits
Total Credits 17
ELC 110 Child Growth and Development 1 3
ELC 130 Early Childhood Profession 3
ELC 150 Health and Wellness for ELC 3
ELC 160 Community Observations 2
ELC 170* Working with Family and Community 3
ENGL 151** Academic Writing Strategies 3

* Students may use CFCS 160 (taken prior to Jan 1, 2015) in lieu of ELC 170 toward program completion until 2018 (per Camosun College Standards for Awarding Credentials).
** Students may use ENGL 150 in lieu of ENGL 151 toward program completion.

Academic Term 2

Course Course Name Credits
Total Credits 16
ELC 113 Guiding Relationships 1 3
ELC 120 Introduction to Learning Environments 3
ELC 143 Practicum 1 4
IST 120 Introduction to Indigenous Peoples 3
PSYC 154 Interpersonal Skills 3
Contact Us
Camosun College Lansdowne
3100 Foul Bay Rd
Victoria BC V8P 5J2
Camosun College Interurban
4461 Interurban Rd
Victoria BC V9E 2C1
  • 250–370–3000
  • 1–877–554–7555 (toll-free)

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