Essential Skills and Dispositions

The following skills and dispositions, with or without reasonable accommodations, are expected of students enrolled in the Liberal Arts & Sciences: Childhood Education A.A. program (EDC).

  1. Emotional stability and psychological health to work with children, families, colleagues and college personnel.
  2. Interpersonal skills sufficient to establish a professional relationship with individuals, children and families from a variety of cultural, social, emotional, and intellectual backgrounds.
  3. Effective written and oral communication skills.
  4. Critical thinking for assessment and decision making in classrooms.
  5. Character dispositions such as honesty, integrity, caring and empathy.