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Degree Plans - Child Development - Early Childhood Training Certificate (Archived)

CHILD DEVELOPMENT -- EARLY CHILDHOOD TRAINING

(Level I Certificate)

Brookhaven and Eastfield only

  • Students pursuing this certificate are waived from the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards, but must meet course prerequisites.
  • Students must earn at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by the college awarding the degree.

Degree Plan Code: CERT.CHILD.EARLY

This certificate program provides general courses in early childhood for those wanting to increase their skills and knowledge for working with children.

CREDIT HOURS

SEMESTER I

CDEC 1311 Educating Young Children 3
CDEC 1354 Child Growth and Development OR 3
CDEC 1339 Early Childhood Development: 0-3 Years AND (3)
CDEC 1335 Early Childhood Development: 3-5 Years (3)
CDEC 1318 Wellness of the Young Child 3
+Elective Child Development 1-4
10-16

SEMESTER II

CDEC 1313 Curriculum Resources for Early Childhood Programs AND 3
CDEC 2187 Internship - Child Care Provider/Assistant 1
CDEC 1319 Child Guidance 3
+Elective Child Development 1-4
+Elective Child Development 1-4
9-15

SEMESTER III

CDEC 2281 Cooperative Education - Child Care Provider/Assistant 2
2
Minimum Hours Required 21-33

+Elective - must be selected from the following:

CDEC 1417 Child Development Associate Training I 4
CDEC 1321 The Infant and Toddler 3
CDEC 1323 Observation and Assessment 3
CDEC 2340 Instructional Techniques for Children with Special Needs 3
CDEC 1343 Independent Study in Child Development 3
CDEC 1356 Emergent Literacy For Early Childhood 3
CDEC 1358 Creative Arts for Early Childhood 3
CDEC 1359 Children with Special Needs 3
CDEC 1395 Special Topics in Child Care Provider/Assistant 3
CDEC 1413 Curriculum Resources for Early Childhood Programs 4
CDEC 1454 Child Growth and Development 4
CDEC 2188 Internship - Child Care Provider/Assistant 1
CDEC 2189 Internship - Child Care Provider/Assistant 1
CDEC 2288 Internship - Child Care Provider/Assistant 2
CDEC 2304 Child Abuse and Neglect 3
CDEC 2315 Diverse Cultural/Multilingual Education 3
CDEC 2422 Child Development Associate Training II 4
CDEC 2424 Child Development Associate Training III 4
CDEC 2326 Administration of Programs for Children I 3
CDEC 2328 Administration of Programs for Children II 3
CDEC 2336 Administration of Programs for Children III 3
CDEC 2341 The School Age Child 3
CDEC 1303 Families, School and Community 3

 

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