Child Development (Certificate)
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.
GEM 1 - Written Communication AAS take 3 credits, take at least 1 course3 creditsENGL101 - Writing and Rhetoric I3 creditsENGL101P - Writing and Rhetoric I3 credits
Child Development Requirements take the following courses, take 18 credits18 creditsComplete with a minimum grade of C-.CHD110 - Chld Hlth, Safety, Nutrition3 creditsCHD134 - Infancy-Middle Childhood3 creditsCHD150 - Professional Partnerships3 creditsCHD171 - Early Childhood Curriculum3 creditsCHD198 - Child Development Practicum I3 creditsCHD254 - Child Guidance Theory3 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.