Tompkins Cortland Community College

ECHD110 - Children and the Arts


This course is a study of the creative arts processes in visual art, drama, literature, music, and movement for students preparing to work with young children. Opportunities are given to identify and develop programs, lessons and activities to meet young children's needs in the area of creative arts. The value of the arts in early childhood, both as an important end and as tools for success in other areas is discussed (NAEYC). Prerequisites: Prior completion or concurrent enrollment in ENGL 100 and RDNG 116 if required by placement testing. 3 Cr. (3 Lec.) Fall and spring semesters.