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Nunez Community College

Care and Development of Young Children

Programs in the Care and Development of Young Children (CDYC) discipline prepare students to effectively educate young children while assuring their health, safety, and well-being in a number of professional settings.

Care and Development of Young ChildrenStudents interested in this field can choose to pursue:

Our Associate of Applied Science meets the child development training for a 5-Star Child Care Director under Louisiana's Quality Rating System.

The Certificate of Applied Science Program provides significant training that meets the 5-star requirements for Lead Teachers under Louisiana's Quality Rating System and meets most training requirements for Assistant Directors.

The single course Technical Competency Area (TCA) serves as a credentialing course for Teachers at Child Care Centers seeking a 2-Star level or above under Louisiana's Quality Rating System.

You may also reference the Nunez Community College Catalog Page for more information including Semester Calendars, Tuition and Fee Schedules, Course Descriptions, and more. (Important Note: Course and Credit Hour requirements are based upon the College Catalog for the Academic Year that the student declared their major.)