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Degree Plans - Child Development - Infant-Toddler Certificate (Archived)


(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.


This certificate program provides for an in-depth study of infant-toddler growth and development, programs, and services.



CDEC 1311 Educating Young Children 3
CDEC 1318 Wellness of the Young Child 3
CDEC 1319 Child Guidance 3
CDEC 1339 Early Childhood Development: 0-3 Years 3
+Elective Child Development 3-4


CDEC 1321 The Infant and Toddler 3
CDEC 2304 Child Abuse and Neglect 3
CDEC 1303 Families, School and Community 3
+Elective Child Development 3-4


CDEC 2188 Internship - Child Care Provider/Assistant 1
Minimum Hours Required 28-33

+Elective - must be selected from the following:

CDEC 1417 Child Development Associate Training I 4
CDEC 1323 Observation and Assessment 3
CDEC 1343 Independent Study in Child Development 3
CDEC 1359 Children with Special Needs 3
CDEC 1395 Special Topics in Child Care Provider/Assistant 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 2380 Cooperative Education - Child Care Provider/Assistant 3
SOCI 2301 Marriage, Family, and Close Relationships 3

NOTE: Students enrolling in this program who plan to transfer to a four-year institution should consult an advisor or counselor regarding transfer requirements and the transferability of these courses to the four-year institution of their choice.

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