Courses & Programs

Health, Safety, and Nutrition for Young Children

COURSE CODE: EDU 203

CREDITS: 3

PREREQUISITES: Prerequisite: EDU 104 with a grade of C or better and eligibility for ENG 101

This course will provide students with an understanding of a healthy developmentally appropriate and inclusive environment for young children. An emphasis will be placed on current trends and definition of wellness including, nutrition, physical and emotional health, lifestyle, and the need for physical activity, for children and families. Students will become familiar with local, state, and federal programs and agencies which promote and support the wellness of today's diverse families. The Massachusetts Early Childhood Standards will be incorporated into the course content.Prerequisite: EDU 104 with a grade of C or better and eligibility for ENG 101