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Infant Toddler Care Certificate

Infant/Toddler Certificate

C55290

The curriculum prepares individuals to work with children from infancy to three years of age in divers learning environments. Students will combine learned theories, competency-based knowledge, and practice in actual settings with infants and toddlers.

Course work 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 and implementation of appropriate curriculum; and other related topics.

Graduates should be prepared to plan and implement develop-mentally 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.


CERTIFICATE
C55290
Hours
PrefixCourse #Course TitleClassLabCredit
EDU119Intro to Early Child Education404
EDU131Child, Family, & Community 303
EDU144Child Development I303
EDU153Health, Safety & Nutrition 303
EDU153AHealth, Safety, & Nutrition 021
EDU234Infants, Toddlers, & Twos 303
16217
TOTAL SEMESTER HOURS CREDIT: 17

Children are the world’s most valuable resource and its best hope for the future. -John F. Kennedy