First SemesterHours Second SemesterHours
TECA 1311
Educating Young Children
3ENGL 1301 (core)
Composition I
BCIS 1305 or EDUC/PSYC 1300
Business Computer Applications or
Learning Frameworks
3CDEC 2387
Internship – Child Care Provider / Assistant
CDEC 1313
Curriculum Resources for Early Childhood Program
3SPCH 1315
Public Speaking
CDEC 1317, 1356, 1358, or 23263PSYC 2308
Child Growth and Development
CDEC 1319, 1359, 2322, 2324 or TECA 13183TECA 1303
Family and the Community
Total15 Total

Total Hours




Students must have a “C” in CDEC and TECA Courses in order to receive credit for their certificate.


CDEC 1317
Child Development Associate Training I,
CDEC 1319
Child Guidance,
CDEC 1356 Emergent Literacy for Early Childhood,
CDEC 1358 Creative Arts for Early Childhood,
CDEC 1359 Children with Special Needs,
CDEC 2322 Child Development Associate Training II,
CDEC 2324 Child Development Associate Training III,
CDEC 2326 Administration of Programs for Children I,
TECA 1318 Nutrition, Health, and Safety

Please be advised that licensure for this program includes a criminal background check.  If you have a question about this action, please speak to the division dean.