Child Development – Education Option, Advanced Certificate

CDEV.CRT.C58

Program Overview

The certificate program for the education option in Child Development is designed to provide students with practical skills necessary for entry into the field of caring for young children. Students completing the program will be prepared to assist teachers in child care settings. Students must be at least 19 years of age with one year (1,560 clock hours) in a licensed day care facility upon program completion to be qualified as a child care worker, according to Department of Children and Family Services regulations.

Additional Program Information

For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other important information, please visit www.kcc.edu/gainfulemployment/.

Program Requirements

Major Courses

CDEV 1513Child Growth & Development

3 Credits

CDEV 2163Discipline/Classroom Management

3 Credits

CDEV 2233Language Acquisition & Development

3 Credits

CDEV 2513Child, Family & Community Relations

3 Credits

CDEV 2523Intro to Early Childhood Education

3 Credits

CDEV 2533Early Childhood Curriculum Development

3 Credits

CDEV 2543Child Study & Observation

3 Credits

CDEV 2633Health, Nutrition & Safety

3 Credits

Choose one

CDEV 2013History & Philosophy of Early Child Ed

3 Credits

CDEV 2103School Aged Programming

3 Credits

CDEV 2153Infant/Toddler Care

3 Credits

CDEV 2223Art/Music Activities

3 Credits

CDEV 2243Science/Math Activities

3 Credits

CDEV 2253Motor Development/Physical Activities

3 Credits

CDEV 2263Heads Up Reading

3 Credits

CDEV 2363Administration in Child Care Settings

3 Credits

EDUC 1833The Exceptional Learner/Child

3 Credits

General education

SPCH 1553Introductory Speech

3 Credits

PSYC 1813Introduction to Psychology

3 Credits

Total Credit Hours: 33

Suggested Course Sequence

Fall semester

CDEV 1513Child Growth & Development

3 Credits

CDEV 2633Health, Nutrition & Safety

3 Credits

CDEV 2163Discipline/Classroom Management

3 Credits

CDEV 2233Language Acquisition & Development

3 Credits

CDEV 2523Intro to Early Childhood Education

3 Credits

Spring semester

CDEV 2533Early Childhood Curriculum Development

3 Credits

CDEV 2543Child Study & Observation

3 Credits

CDEV 2513Child, Family & Community Relations

3 Credits

SPCH 1553Introductory Speech

3 Credits

PSYC 1813Introduction to Psychology

3 Credits

Child Development Elective

3 Credits

Program Cost

Minimum credit hours required for completion: 33
Tuition and fees - $147.00 per credit hour 147.00
$4,851.00
Course Fees:
CDEV 2533 Early Childhood Curriculum Development 15.00
ENGL 1413 Fundamentals of Writing 5.00
ENGL 1613 English I 5.00
25.00
25.00
Books:
CDEV 1513 Child Growth & Development 408.35
CDEV 2163 Discipline/Classroom Management 286.40
CDEV 2233 Language Acquisition & Develop. 322.35
CDEV 2253 Motor Dev./Physical Act. 211.70
CDEV 2513 Child, Family & Community Relations 164.00
CDEV 2523 Intro to Early Childhood Education 184.60
CDEV 2533 Early Childhood Curriculum Development 273.00
CDEV 2633 Health, Nutrition & Safety 215.65
ENGL 1613 English I 84.95
ENGL 1413 Fundamentals of Writing 81.35
PSYC 1813 Intro. to Psychology or PSYC 1013 119.20
SPCH 1553 Introductory Speech 160.80
2,512.35
2,512.35
TOTAL $7,388.35
This program requires three hours of electives. The total price does not include all costs associated with the electives.
All prices are subject to change. Please visit Hammes Bookstore for the most up-to-date textbook prices.

Gainful Employment

The U.S. Department of Education requires colleges and universities to disclose certain information for any financial aid eligible program that, “prepares students for gainful employment in a recognized occupation.” Review the GE disclosure for the Child Development - Eduation option certificate.

Total Credit Hours: 33