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Degree Plans - Child Development - Intervention Specialist 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.

Degree Plan Code: C1.CHILD.INTERVENT

This certificate program is designed for students seeking a career working with children and families from a diverse population. The certificate will enable the student to identify and address the needs of children and families at risk of success.



CDEC 1311 Educating Young Children 3
CDEC 1354 Child Growth and Development 3
CDEC 1318 Wellness of the Young Child 3
CDEC 1303 Families, School and Community 3
ENGL 1301 Composition I 3


CDEC 1319 Child Guidance 3
CDEC 2304 Child Abuse and Neglect 3
CDEC 2315 Diverse Cultural/Multilingual Education 3
CDEC 1356 Emergent Literacy for Early Childhood 3
CDEC 1359 Children with Special Needs 3

Semester III

CDEC 2284 Cooperative Education - Child Development 2
SPCH 1311 Introduction to Speech Communication OR 3
SPCH 1315 Fundamentals of Public Speaking (3)
+Elective Foreign Language 3-4
Minimum Hours Required 38-39

+Elective - must choose from the following:

       Any beginning level Foreign Language

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