Child Development Administrator Certificate

PROGRAM INFORMATION: The child development program helps provide the student an in-depth opportunity to study the whole development of the 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. This certificate helps prepare the student to earn a credential through the State of Texas. Every student must complete and pass a background check and be accepted into a licensed child care program to participate in classroom observations and activities required by various courses in the program.

Course Sequence

Fall

CDEC 1354Child Growth & Development

3

OR

TECA 1354Child Growth & Development

3

CDEC 1311Educating Young Children

3

OR

TECA 1311Educating Young Children

3

CDEC 1303Families Schools & Community

3

OR

TECA 1303Families, School & Community

3

CDEC 1318Wellness of the Young Child

3

OR

TECA 1318Wellness of the Young Child

3

CDEC 2326Admin Programs for Child I

3

Total Credit Hours:15

Spring

CDEC 1413Curriculum Resources Early Childhood

4

CDEC 1319Child Guidance

3

2328Administration of Programs for Children II

CDEC 2336Administration of Programs for Children III

3

Total Credit Hours:13