Developmental Disabilities – A.A.S.

For employees of Mexia State Supported Living Center

PROGRAM INFORMATION: The Child Development – Developmental Disabilities program is designed to help prepare current employees of the Mexia State-Supported Living Center to work with consumers living at a facility operated by the Texas Department of Aging and Disabilities Services. The program affords successful graduates the opportunity to increase their skills in working with people with developmental disabilities, as well as the opportunity to apply for positions of greater responsibilities at Mexia State- Supported Living Center.

Navarro College Required Course

Freshman Year

Fall

SCWK 1321Orientation to Social Services

3

CDEC 1319Child Guidance

3

CDEC 1358Creative Arts for Early Childhood

3

CDEC 1413Curriculum Resources Early Childhood

4

CDEC 2326Admin Programs for Child I

3

Total Credit Hours:16

Spring

CDEC 1354Child Growth & Development

3

CDEC 2364Practicum

3

SCWK 2331Abnormal Behavior

3

CDEC 2440Inst. Tech. Child W/Spec Needs

4

COSC 1301Introduction to Computing

3

Total Credit Hours:17
COSC 1301: ITSC 1309 is a substitute course for COSC 1301 in A.A.S. and Certificate degrees.

Summer

HPRS 1206Essentials of Medical Terminology

2

HRPO 2301Human Resources Management

3

CDEC 1413Curriculum Resources Early Childhood

4

Total Credit Hours:9

Sophomore Year

Fall

BMGT 1327Principles of Management

3

BMGT 2311Change Management

3

BMGT 2368Practicum-Bus Adm & Management

3

BMGT 2309Leadership

3

HITT 1305Medical Terminology

3

Total Credit Hours:15

Spring

ENGL 1301Composition I

3

PSYC 2301General Psychology

3

OR

SOCI 1301Introduction to Sociology

3

MATH 1332Contemporary Mathematics (Quantitative Reasoning)

3

OR

MATH 1314College Algebra

3

Approved Elective

3

Approved Humanities / Fine Arts Elective

3

Total Credit Hours:15

Capstone must be taken in final semester.

**Students should contact the Navarro College Mexia dean for assistance in selecting courses from the following list, based on the student’s area of interest. A total of 21 semester hours beyond the core is needed to complete the degree requirements of 66 credit hours.