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Child Care and Development

CHILD DEVELOPMENT

Associate of Applied Science Degree

ACCTech

This program has special admission requirements. Please see the information provided in the beginning of the Child Development Section in this catalog on Special Admission Requirements for All Child Development Students and Special Admissions Requirements for the Academic CDA Training Program, Certificate and Associate Degree. For ACCTech credit-in-escrow, please contact the Child Development Department.

  Semester I Credit Hours
  CDEC 1303 Families, School and Community OR 3
  TECA 1303 Families, School and Community
    CDEC 1354 Child Growth and Development OR 3
    TECA 1354 Child Growth and Development
  CDEC 1311 Educating Young Children OR 3
  TECA 1311 Educating Young Children
  CDEC 1318 Wellness of the Young Child OR 3
  TECA 1318 Wellness of the Young Child
  ENGL 1301 English Composition I OR 3
    ENGL 2311 Technical and Business Writing
    COSC 1301 Introduction to Computing 3
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  18
  Semester II
  CDEC 1321 The Infant and Toddler 3
  CDEC 1359 Children with Special Needs 3
  CDEC 1413 Curriculum Resources for Early Childhood Programs 4
  CDEC 1419 Child Guidance 4
  CDEC 1166 Practicum (or Field Experience) - Child Care Provider/Assistant I 1
  CDEC 1392 Special Topics in Child Development 3
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  18
  Semester III
  CDEC 1456 Emergent Literacy for Early Childhood 4
  CDEC 1458 Creative Arts for Early Childhood 4
  CDEC 2341 The School Age Child 3
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  17-18
  Semester IV
  CDEC 2407 Math and Science for Early Childhood 4
  CDEC 2326 Administration of Programs for Children I 3
  +#  CDEC 2166 Practicum (or Field Experience) Child Care Provider/Assistant II 1
  +#  CDEC 1393 Special Topics in Early Childhood Education and Teaching 3
    PSYC 2301 Introduction to Psychology 3
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  17
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  TOTALS 70-71

  +Prerequisites: See Course Descriptions
  #Capstone course
  1Select a Speech course from Communications in the Core Curriculum Course List.
  2Select one from the following Natural Sciences or Mathematics courses: ANTH 2301, ASTR 1303, BIOL 1309, BIOL 1408, BIOL 1409, BIOL 1411, BIOL 2306, ENVR 1301, ENVR 1302, PHYS 1405, or MATH 1314, MATH 1332, MATH 1333.
  3Select from the appropriate section of the Core Curriculum Course List.