Technical Diploma in Care and Development of Young Children

The Care and Development of Young Children program provides significant training for child care teachers to earn an Early Childhood Ancillary Certificate from LDOE and work as a lead teacher in an early childcare program.

Major Course

Must earn a grade of "C" or better in each.  At least 15 hours in residence.

COURSE RUBRIC DESCRIPTION CREDIT
CDYC 1050 Introduction to the Care and Development of Young Children 3
CDYC 1110 Observation and Participation 3
CDYC 1120 Health, Safety, and Nutrition for Young Children 3
CDYC1300 Introduction to Children with Exceptionalities 3
CDYC 1810 Math and Science in Early Childhood 3
CDYC 2130 or 2730 Infant and Toddler Curriculum Development or Curriculum and Teaching Materials in Early Childhood 3
CDYC 2300 Literature and Language Development 3
CDYC 2850 Guiding and Managing Student Behavior 3
CDYC 2980 Practicum 6
subtotal 30

General Education Requirements

COURSE RUBRIC DESCRIPTION CREDIT
ENGL 1010 English Composition I (must earn a grade of “C” or better) 3
PSYC 1100 Introduction to Psychology 3
PSYC 2100 or PSYC 2200 Child Psychology or Human Growth and Development 3
SPCH Any SPCH Course 3

BUSN 1150

Survey of Microcomputer Applications 3
subtotal 15
TOTAL HOURS 45