Early Childhood Education Lead Preschool Teacher (ECE.PST.CA)

Program Outcomes

Program outcomes represent broad areas of knowledge and skills developed over the duration
of the program through a wide range of courses and experiences. These learning outcomes
represent what a student should be able to know, think, or do upon successful completion of
their program at Oakland Community College.

  • Students will demonstrate an understanding of the business aspect of early childhood education and care.
  • Student will demonstrate appropriate forms of verbal and nonverbal expression.
  • Students will demonstrate the use of content knowledge to build a meaningful curriculum; including the design, implementation and evaluation of experiences that promote positive development and learning for children.

Program Plan 2023-2024

Part Time - Fall Start

**Students should meet with an OCC counselor before attempting this plan of study**

Year 1 - Fall

ECE 1404 Introduction to Early Childhood Careers                      3
ECE 1414 Early Childhood Activities 4

Year 1 - Winter

ECE 1454 CDA Preparation                                                                                         2
or ECE 1505 Early Childhood Nutrition, Health and Safety 3
 or ECE 1515 Family and Community Connections 3
or ECE 2540 Educating the “at Risk” Child in an Early Childhood Environment   3
ECE 2405 Professional Issues in Early Childhood Education 3
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Total Credits  12-13

Note: To receive MTA endorsement, students must fulfill the requirements noted for each category and successfully complete at least 30 credits. All coursework used to fulfill MTA requirements must be completed with a grade of 2.0 or higher in EACH course.