Early Childhood Training One-Year Certificate

Degree Plan

First Semester Hours
TECA 1311
Educating Young Children
3
BCIS 1305 or EDUC/PSYC 1300
Business Computer Applications or
Learning Frameworks
3
CDEC 1313
Curriculum Resources for Early Childhood Program
3
CDEC 1317, 1356, 1358, or 2326 3
CDEC 1319, 1359, 2322, 2324 or TECA 1318 3
Total 15
Second Semester Hours
ENGL 1301 (core)
Composition I
3
CDEC 2387
Internship – Child Care Provider / Assistant
3
SPCH 1315
Public Speaking
3
PSYC 2308
Child Psychology
3
TECA 1303
Families, School, & Community
3
Total Total Hours 15 30

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

Electives:

  • 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.

To learn more, please contact us.

Dana Strickland
Associate Professor, Child Development
(903) 823-3224
email
Dr. Dixon Boyles
Dean of Business and Social Sciences
903-823-3192
email

Child Development Course Descriptions

CDEC 1313 W - Curriculum Resources for Early Childhood Programs (3,2,3).
CDEC 2387 W - Internship - Child Care Provider / Assistant (3,1,15).
PSYC 2308 A - Child Growth and Development (3,3,0).
TECA 1303 A - Family and the Community (3,3,0).
TECA 1311 A - Educating Young Children (3,3,0).