Infant / Toddler Care – Certificate
The curriculum prepares individuals to work with children from infancy to three years of age in diverse learning environments. Students will combine learned theories, competency-based knowledge, and practice in actual setting with young children under the supervision of qualified teachers.
Course work includes infant/toddler growth and development: physical/nutritional needs of infants and toddlers; safety issues in communication skills with parents and children; design and implementation of appropriate curriculum; and other related topics.
Graduates should be prepared to plan and implement developmentally appropriate infant/toddler programs in early childhood settings. Employment opportunities include child development and child care programs, preschools, public and private schools, recreational centers, early Head Start programs, and other infant/toddler programs.
|Course Prefix, No.||Title||Class||Lab||Clinical||Credit|
|EDU 144||Intro to Early Child Educ||4||0||0||4|
|EDU 119||Child Development I||3||0||0||3|
|PSY 244||Child Development I||3||0||0||3|
|EDU 131||Child, Family, & Commun||3||0||0||3|
|EDU 153||Health, Safety, & Nutrit||3||0||0||3|
|EDU 234||Infants, Toddlers, & Twos||3||0||0||3|
|Total Semester Hours||16||0||0||16|