Child Development Administrator Certificate

PROGRAM INFORMATION: The child development program helps provide the student an in-depth opportunity to study the development of the whole child and the business and management skills needed to become a director at a licensed program in the state of Texas. This program is designed to give the student a practical working knowledge of the both child and licensed program regulations. Upon successful completion of the program, the student will be awarded an Administrator Certificate. Every student must complete and pass a background check and be accepted into a licensed child care program to participate in classroom observations required by various courses in the program.

Articulated credit may be available for some courses students completed while in high school.

Course Sequence

Fall

CDEC 1354Child Growth & Development

3

CDEC 1311Educating Young Children

3

CDEC 1303Families Schools & Community

3

CDEC 1318Wellness of Young Children

3

CDEC 2326Admin Programs for Child I

3

Total Credit Hours:15

Spring

CDEC 1413Cur Resources Early Childhood

4

CDEC 1319Child Guidance

3

CDEC 2328

CDEC 2326Admin Programs for Child I

3

Total Credit Hours:13