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Early Childhood Generalist (ECGSD)

Award: Career certificate

Program location: Fort Omaha Campus

This career certificate focuses on specific early childhood education content and demonstrates specific skills.

All courses in the Early Childhood Education program require a minimum of four field experience hours within early childhood education settings except for ECED 1220, ECED 1221, ECED 1240, and ECED 2090.

Requirements for Early Childhood Generalist career certificate (27.0 credit hrs.)

ECED 1050Expressive ArtsONLINE


ECED 1060Observation, Assessment, and Guidance


ECED 1110Infant and Toddler DevelopmentONLINE


ECED 1120Preschool Child DevelopmentONLINE


ECED 1150Introduction to Early Childhood EducationONLINE


ECED 1260Children's Health and NutritionONLINE


ECED 1060, ECED 1110, ECED 1120, ECED 1150: can be used to gain a Child Development Associate credential. Other on-the-job experience would be required. For the CDA, either ECED 1110 or ECED 1120 is required in addition to ECED 1060 and ECED 1150.