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Family Child Care Entrepreneur

Social Sciences Department

This degree program provides students with the foundation skills necessary to own and operate a Family Child Care business. Run a Family Child Care business As part of this program students develop knowledge of administrative tasks, business responsibilities, record keeping and curriculum development along with an understanding of the personnel, parent involvement and developmental growth needs of children in a care setting. Also included is a comprehensive review of the theory and practice of behavior management in applied settings. This program addresses the challenges and procedures of building a new center, classroom design, and problems faced by a new business.

DEGREE REQUIREMENTS Credit Hours
ED 111 Introduction to Education of Young Children 3
ED 120A Early Childhood Education 3
ED 210 Child Care and Guidance 3
ED 211 Behavior Management 3
ED 214 Infants and Toddlers 3
ED 220A Early Childhood Assessment 2
ED 223 Child Care Center Administration 3
ED 225 Child Development or ED 250 Human Growth and Learning 3
ED 230 Children’s Literature 3
ED 252A Child Development Practicum 3
Total  29
ENTREPRENEUR CORE REQUIREMENTS  
BUS 131 Introduction to Entrepreneurship 1
BUS 104 Accounting For Business Owners 3
BUS 161A Effective Selling or BUS/CIS 220 E-Business 3
BUS 230 Entrepreneurial Planning 3
BUS 240 Entrepreneurship Capstone 3
Total  13
GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS  
BCOM 101 Business and Technical Communications 3
BCOM 102 Advanced Business and Technical Communications 3
MATH 105 Mathematics for Elementary Teachers 4
COM 101 Oral Communications or BUS 127 Human Relations 3
CIS 120A Intro to Computer Information Systems 3
PHIL 205 Business Ethics 3
PEA 101A, PEA 103, PEA 104A, PEA 118, or PEA 201 1
HE 110 Industrial Safety and Workplace Training 1
Total  21
   
FAMILY CHILD CARE DEGREE TOTAL  63