2015 - 2016 Combined Catalogs of the Colleges

Program: Child Development/Early Childhood Education
Degree Plan: Administrative Certificate

This degree plan includes updates that were added after it was originally published on June 11, 2015.
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(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.ADMINIST.16

This certificate program will provide an opportunity for the student to study administrative procedures for child care facilities.

NOTE: Students must take CDEC 2289 at the college where they plan to graduate.


CDEC 1354 Child Growth and Development 3
CDEC 1319 Child Guidance 3
CDEC 2326 Administration of Programs for Children I 3


CDEC 1413 Curriculum Resources for Early Childhood Programs 4
CDEC 2328 Administration of Programs for Children II 3
CDEC 1318 Wellness of the Young Child 3


CDEC 2336 Administration of Programs for Children III 3
CDEC 2289 Internship - Child Care Provider/Assistant 2

Minimum Hours Required 24

Prerequisite to enter certificate: One year of work in a licensed child care center.

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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