2023 - 2024 Dallas College Catalog

2023 - 2024 Catalog
Program: Child Development/Early Childhood Education
Title: Administrative Certificate

Note: This program may lead to an occupational license for which a prior criminal history may make a student ineligible. For more information, please visit: https://www.dallascollege.edu/hb1508.

(Level 1 Certificate)

Offered on all campuses
  • Students pursuing this certificate are waived from the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards, but must meet course prerequisites.
  • Complete at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by Dallas College.

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.

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

Course Course Title Credit Hours
CDEC 1354 Child Growth and Development 3
CDEC 1319 Child Guidance 3
Semester Total 6
Course Course Title Credit Hours
CDEC 1413 Curriculum Resources for Early Childhood Programs 4
CDEC 1318 Wellness of the Young Child 3
Semester Total 7
Course Course Title Credit Hours
CDEC 2336 Administration of Programs for Children 3 3
CDEC 2289 Internship - Child Care Provider/Assistant 1 2
Semester Total 5
Minimum Hours Required 18

1 Students must take CDEC 2289 at Dallas College where they plan to graduate under this award.

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.