Early Childhood Care & Education Diploma Program Requirements

  • Intakes: Campus Terms Full/Part Time
      North Vancouver Fall Both

    C- is the minimum acceptable grade in all courses within the diploma. Students must also meet the university graduation requirements.

    ECCE 100 Level Courses   Course Credits Required Credits
    Credits 27.00
    Required: 27.00
    EDUC 121 Introduction to Centre Administration 3.00  
    EDUC 159 Working with Young Children in Inclusive Group Settings 3.00  
    EDUC 166 Child Development I 3.00  
    EDUC 168 Child Development II 3.00  
    EDUC 173 Curriculum Development I 3.00  
    EDUC 178 Caring & Learning in Early Years Settings 3.00  
    EDUC 179 Guiding Young Children 3.00  
    EDUC 183 Curriculum Development II 3.00  
    EDUC 190 Observing & Recording: Thinking with the E.L.F. 3.00  
    ECCE 200 Level Courses   Course Credits Required Credits
    Credits 18.50
    Required: 18.50
    EDUC 240 Advanced Child Development 3.00  
    EDUC 244 Theoretical Perspectives 3.00  
    EDUC 251 Centre Operations 3.00  
    EDUC 276 Applied Theory - Practicum I 3.00  
    EDUC 277 Applied Theory - Practicum II 3.50  
    EDUC 281 Family, School and Community 3.00  
    ECCE 300 Level Courses - Infant Toddler/Special Needs   Course Credits Required Credits
    Credits 8.00
    Choose 3.00 credits from the following list: 3.00
    EDUC 348 Program Planning, Physical Care and Safety for Infants and Toddlers 3.00  
    EDUC 354 Planning for Inclusive Practice 3.00  
    Choose 5.00 credits from the following list: 5.00
    EDUC 349 Applied Theory Infant/Toddler Practicum 5.00  
    EDUC 390 Applied Theory: Inclusive Practice Practicum 5.00  
    Note: Students are required to take a total of 8.00 credits from either the Infant Toddler stream or the Special Needs stream. Only courses from one stream will be accepted as credit towards the diploma.  
    Breadth Requirements   Course Credits Required Credits
    Credits 9.00
    Total Program Credits 62.50
    Required: 9.00
    ENGL 100 University Writing Strategies 3.00  
    ENGL or CMNS 100-level or higher 3.00  
    University-level Elective 3.00  

    For the official publication of programs, course descriptions and admission requirements please view the Capilano University Calendar.