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Tuesday, January 17: All classes (credit and continuing education) at all campuses will start at 12 Noon. This also affects the Jazz Band Contest which will start at 12 Noon on the Estherville campus. All offices will open at 12 Noon.


Early Childhood Education Transfer

Following is the suggested sequence of courses required for an Associate degree in pre-Early Childhood Education. Additional developmental studies courses may be required before you can take college English or
A minimum of 64 hours is required to complete an AA degree at Iowa Lakes.
Fall Semester
Child Growth & Development *
Intro to Early Childhood Education *
Child Health Safety & Nutrition *
Intro to Computers
Successful Learning
Spring Semester
Early Childhood Curriculum I *
Early Childhood Curriculum II *
Early Childhood Guidance *
Early Childhood Field Experience *
Fundamentals of Oral Communication
Fall Semester
Infant/Toddler Care & Education *
Composition I
Science Elective
Social Science Electives (2)
Humanities Elective
Spring Semester
Children’s Literature
Humanities Elective
Social Science Elective
Composition II
Science Elective
* Prior to participating in field experience, students must independently obtain certification in adult/infant/child CPR, First Aid, and a bloodborne pathogens training
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