Child Care and Development

Child Care and Development
Leticia Diaz
Leticia Diaz
Instructor

Associate of Applied Science

Welcome to the Child Development Early Childhood (CDEC) program which is designed to provide instruction and field experiences necessary for successful care and guidance of young children from birth to five years of age. The Child Care Development program, and Occupational/Technical program, is under the division of the Health Care, Career and Technical Education (HCCTE). Further, this degree is for students choosing a career in programs providing services to children and families. Emphasis is on the importance and the need for early childhood education and quality care of children. Students completing the CDEC program are prepared to work with children in child care centers, preschools, family care, early intervention programs, state license department, and Head Start.

Child Development Program

Degree consists of the following:

  • 4 Field Base Course Hours
  • 3 Administration Course Hours
  • 9 Child Development Course Hours
  • 5 General Education Course Hours

Four (4) Major Field Base Courses with Laboratory Hours

  • CDEC – 1319 Two hour course/ 80 hrs. Field laboratory hours.
  • CDEC – 2380 one hour course/ 300 hrs. Field laboratory hours. (During the semester)
  • CDEC – 2307 one hour course/ 80 hrs. Field laboratory hours. (During the semester)
  • CDEC – 2587 one hour course/ 80 hrs. Field laboratory hours. (During the semester)

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Last Updated on Monday, 23 May 2016 15:36