Healthy Living in Early Childhood   [Archived Catalog]
2021-2022 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook

ECE 280 - Healthy Living in Early Childhood

3 Credit(s)
This course introduces students to an overview of health, safety and nutritional needs of young children and early childhood practices that ensure the health and well-being and safety of each child in a group setting, reinforcing wellness at home and at school.  Topics include: the foundations of optimal nutrition for toddlers, preschoolers, and school-age children, foodborne illness, food safety, promoting healthful practices, evaluating children's health and development.