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Technical Program - Child and Family Services - Lake Land College, Mattoon, IL

Child and Family Services (AAS.CFS)

Associate Degree in Applied Science

The primary objective of the Child & Family Services program is to provide students who are interested in a career working with children and/or the family sector with the appropriate academic background and practical experience needed to successfully gain employment in a variety of job opportunities associated with this specific background. Employment opportunities include the following: parent advocate, parental model trainer, subsidy specialist, child care specialist, and family aide specialist. In addition, the program was designed and created to be a transferable option to achieve a bachelor of science degree in family and consumer sciences with a focus in family service. Contact an academic advisor regarding transferability options.

ECE 120 and 125 must be taken the same semester.


For more information contact:
Teresa Lang
217-234-5426
tlang@lakeland.cc.il.us

* There are prerequisites or course requisites for this course
** Electives must be approved by Program Coordinator or Division Chair
one cross Course only offered fall semester
Footnote 2 Course only offered spring and summer semester
Footnote 3 Course only offered spring semester
Footnote 4 Courses offered in odd numbered years only
Footnote 5 Courses offered in even numbered years only
Footnote 6 SOS 050 Human Relations and PSY 271 Introduction to Psychology cannot be used as a social science elective
Footnote 7 Consult Academic Advisor for appropriate course
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First Year
First Semester
ENG 120 Composition I *
3
PSY 279 Human Development/Life Span
3
ECE 100 Intro to Early Childhood Education
3
ECE 110 Child Behavior and Management
3
SPE 111 Introduction to Speech Communication
3
SOC 280 Introduction to Sociology
3
  Total Semester Hours:
18
 
Second Semester
HSP 120 Introduction to Social Work
3
HSP 101 or Dynamics of Domestic Violence  
PSY 274 Child Development
3
ENG 121 Composition II
3
ART 165 Fundamentals of Art
3
ART 250 or Understanding Art  
MUS 229 or Understanding Music  
PSY 271 Introduction to Psychology
3
  Total Semester Hours:
15
 

Second Year
First Semester
BIO 100 Biological Science
4
ECE 102 Health/Safety/Nutrition Young Child
3
ECE 095 Creative Activities For Children
4
ECE 051 Infant/Toddler Environment
3
PSY 278 Family Relations
3
  Total Semester Hours:
17
 
Second Semester
ECE 087 Organization/Management of Pre-Schools
3
ECE 083 Instructional Methods
3
ECE 120 Field Experience Seminar
1
EDU 210 Diversity In Schools and Societies
3
HED 178 Responding to Emergencies
2
ECE 125 Field Experience
2
  Total Semester Hours:
14
 


Total Program Hours: 64

Lake Land College
5001 Lake Land Blvd.
Mattoon, IL 61938-9366
(217) 234-LAKE

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