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Child Development (Certificate)

North Idaho College
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About the Program

The Academic Certificate in Child Development is designed to prepare students to work in a variety of early care and education settings at a mid-entry level with children from infancy through age eight. The curriculum consists of a core of 21 credit hours directly related to early childhood education. The certificate also allows students to apply earned credits toward an AS in Child Development.

Program Requirements

  • GEM 1 - Written Communication AAS take 3 credits, take at least 1 course
    3 credits
    ENGL101 - Writing and Rhetoric I
    3 credits
    ENGL101P - Writing and Rhetoric I
    3 credits
  • Child Development Requirements take the following courses, take 18 credits
    18 credits
    Complete with a minimum grade of C-.
    CHD110 - Chld Hlth, Safety, Nutrition
    3 credits
    CHD134 - Infancy-Middle Childhood
    3 credits
    CHD150 - Professional Partnerships
    3 credits
    CHD171 - Early Childhood Curriculum
    3 credits
    CHD198 - Child Development Practicum I
    3 credits
    CHD254 - Child Guidance Theory
    3 credits
Grand Total Credits

* Please note that you must meet with an advisor each semester in order to verify degree completion time as well as online course offerings for the program requirements.