Career Studies Certificate Programs of Study
Early Childhood Education
Program code: 221-636-04
Length: One semester
Purpose: The Career Studies Certificate in Early Childhood Education is designed to meet the qualification requirements of the Office of Head Start for teaching assistants. This statewide certificate is intended to align efforts in early childhood education programs aimed at increasing quality in programs serving young children. The certificate is open to all students including Head Start staff.
Program Requirements: The Career Studies Certificate in Early Childhood Education is open to all students with a high school diploma and proficiency in reading and writing. A background check is required prior to participation in CHD 165.
|Course Number||Course Title||Lecture Hours||Lab Hours||Course Credits|
|CHD 120||Introduction to Early Childhood Education||3||0||3|
|CHD 145||Teaching Art, Music and Movement to Children||2||2||3|
|CHD 165||Observation and Participation in Early Childhood Settings||1||4||3|
|CHD 205||Guiding the Behaviors of Children||3||0||3|
|SDV 100||College Success Skills||1||0||1|
|HLT 135||Child Health and Nutrition||3||0||3|
Total Minimum Credits for CSC in Early Childhood Education 16