Jan 28, 2023
Length: 17 credits
Estimated Cost: $3,735
- Resident Tuition: $2,253*
- Technology Fees: $221
- General Student Fees: $271** (if applicable)
- Online Course Fee: $170
- Books / Course Materials: $700 (Some courses use Open Educational Resources (OER), which are free or low-cost materials)
- Program Specific Fees: $120 (MMR immunization if needed)
Costs provided are estimates only. Learn more and view current tuition and fee information at https://www.lanecc.edu/costs-admission/tuition-fees-and-payments/credit-tuition
* Resident tuition is based on all program requirements (general education, core, directed electives).
**General Student fees are paid once each term, depending on whether you are taking classes on Main Campus, or at one of the outreach centers or by distance learning.
*** Any special info about program costs or expenses.
**** This is the total of all the differential fees attached to the courses in this program.
Program Learning Outcomes
The purpose of this program is to prepare students to plan environments of high quality for infants and toddlers and to carry out developmentally appropriate curriculum.
Students who complete this program will be able to:
PLO 1 - Analyze the elements in developmentally appropriate environments for infants and toddlers
PLO 2 - Describe the use of positive guidance strategies that support moral autonomy in young children
PLO 3 - Recognize the developmental needs and characteristics of young children in cognitive, language, social, emotional, and physical domains
PLO 4 - Define state rules and regulations that govern certification of infant and toddler centers
Program Core Courses
Core classes must be completed with a grade of C- or better, or Pass.
ECE students are encouraged to enroll in the Oregon Registry (https://my.oregonregistryonline.org/), a statewide professional recognition program that records and recognizes the growth and achievements of early childhood care and education professionals. Step 7 provides the Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential. College credit is also available for individuals at Step 7 or higher on the Oregon Registry, based on community training hours. Child Development Associate (CDA).