Family and Consumer Science
The first semester provides instruction in the principles of food prep. This course covers the food pyramid, making wise food choices, storage & selection of foods and basic food preparation. The second semester covers nutrient benefits, eating disorders, meal planning,
88503212 Early Childhood Education II
Taken simultaneously with Early Childhood Education III as a 2-period block. Earn BCC credit by playing with children! Continues coursework of Early Childhood Ed I by expanding responsibilities working in Scorpland Preschool as well as working in other local preschools. Further develops child care skills and knowledge of child development while completing college coursework. Students will earn 12 credits from BCC toward an A.S. degree in Early Childhood and their 40 hour DCF certificates. Topics include Intro to Early Childhood and Early Childhood Curriculum. Course requires teacher approval.
8503213 Early Childhood Education III
Taken concurrently with Early Childhood Education II, students continue to implement the roles of the child care center staff, while broadening their base of experience and knowledge. Prepare for 40 DCF certificates while covering the topics of Conflict Resolution and Infant-Toddler Development. Students completing the Early Childhood series of classes may be eligible to earn the Bright Futures Gold Seal Scholarship. Course requires teacher approval. Early Childhood II and III are taken as a 2-hour block. Once admitted to this class students must fill out an application to BCC, attend a dual enrollment orientation and take a college placement test before school begins in August. Qualifying tests are the SAT, ACT or CPT, which may be taken at BCC. There is no minimum score necessary.