Jan 28, 2023  
2022-2023 Lane Community College Catalog 
2022-2023 Lane Community College Catalog

Early Childhood Education: Guidance and Curriculum, CPC

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Length: 20 credits

Program Contacts

Estimated Cost: $4,001

  • Resident Tuition: $2,650*
  • Technology Fees: $260
  • General Student Fees: $271** (if applicable)
  • Online Course Fee: $200
  • Books / Course Materials: $500 (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 graduates to work as early childhood education teaching assistants.

Students who complete this program will be able to:
PLO 1 - Plan learning opportunities that align with D.A.P. (developmentally appropriate practice)
PLO 2 - Examine philosophies, approaches, and theories of development relating to the early years
PLO 3 - Describe the use of positive guidance strategies that support moral autonomy in young children
PLO 4 - Recognize the developmental needs and characteristics of young children in cognitive, language, social, emotional, and physical domains

Program Requirements

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 (pdx.edu/occd), 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).

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