2018-2019 Catalog

Infant/Toddler Care Certificate

C55290

3/29/18 PLEASE NOTE: The Early Childhood Education program is in the process of being revised. Please check back at a later date for the new program of study.

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 settings with infants and toddlers.

Coursework includes infant/toddler growth and development: physical/nutritional needs of infants and toddlers; safety issues in the care of infants and toddlers; care and guidance; communication skills with families and children; design an 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.

Requirements

Required Courses

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
EDU 119Introduction to Early Childhood Education

4

FA
EDU 131Child, Family, and Community

3

SP
EDU 144Child Development I

3

FA
EDU 153Health, Safety and Nutrition

3

SP
EDU 234Infants, Toddlers, & Twos

3

FA

Total Credit Hours: 16