Certificate of Applied Science in Care and Development of Young Children

The Care and Development of Young Children certificate program provides significant training for child-care providers that meet the 5-Star requirements for lead teachers under Louisiana’s Quality Rating System and meets most training requirements for assistant directors.

General Education Requirements

COURSE RUBRIC DESCRIPTION CREDIT
ENGL 1010 English Composition I 3

MATH 1200 or Higher

Survey of Mathematical Concepts or Higher 3
PSYC 1100 Introduction to Psychology 3
PSYC 2200 Child Psychology 3
SPCH Any Speech 3
Subtotal 15

Major Courses

Must earn a grade of "C" or better in each.

COURSE RUBRIC DESCRIPTION CREDIT
CDYC 1050 Introduction to the Care and Development of Young Children 3
CDYC 2300 Literature/Language Development 3
CDYC 2730 or CDYC 2130 Curriculum and Teaching Materials in Early Childhood or Infant and Toddler Curriculum Development 3
CDYC 2850 Guiding and Managing Child Behaviors 3
CDYC Elective One course, to be approved by advisor 3

Subtotal

15

TOTAL HOURS

30