General Requirements: Total Hours: 18 • Minimum GPA: 2.0
Program Description: The Certificate of Mastery in Child Development allows students to obtain specialized training that can lead to the educational requirements for a CDA credential or to fulfill the requirements for the Department of Human Services professional development. Certificate completers are able to meet the specific needs of children and work with parents and other adults to nurture children’s physical, social, emotional, and intellectual growth in a child development framework.
Specialized Program Requirements: 18 hours
English Composition I
Nutrition, Health and Safety for Children
Parent and Community Relations
Child Growth and Development
Behavior and Guidance of Young Children
Music, Movement and Creative Arts
Education and Services for Children with Special
Language and Social Skills for Children
Early Childhood Education Program Planning and Eval.
Professionalism in Child Development Needs
Assessment and Eval. of Child Growth and Development