Vance-Granville's Arts and Sciences Division has a positive reputation within the local community as well as across the state of North Carolina. The division includes the following degree areas: Associate in Arts, Associate in Science, Associate in General Education, Bioprocess Technology, Early Childhood Education, and School-Age Education.

Infant/Toddler Care

The curriculum prepares individuals to work with children from infancy to three years of age in diverse learning environments. Students will combine learned theories, competency-based knowledge, and practice in actual settings with infants and toddlers.

Course work includes infant/toddler growth and development: physical/nutritional needs of infants and toddlers; safety issues in the care of infants and toddlers; care and guidance; communication skills with families and children; design an implementation of appropriate curriculum; and other related topics.

Lateral Entry

The Lateral Entry curriculum, provides a course of study leading to the development of the general pedagogy competencies needed to become certified to teach by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction.

Course work includes human growth and development, learning theory, instructional technology, school policies and procedures, home, school, and community collaborations, and classroom organization and management to enhance learning. Courses offered by partnering senior institutions include instructional methods, literacy and diversity.

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