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LANSING COMMUNITY COLLEGE

 

CURRICULUM GUIDE

 

Child Development

Certificate of Achievement

 

Curriculum Code: 0133  (Effective Fall 2004 - Summer 2009)

 

The certificate program prepares individuals for positions as assistant teachers or teachers in child care programs. The curriculum is aligned with the standards issued by the National Association for the Education of Young Children and the Council for Professional Recognition (CDA.) Courses for the certificate can be applied toward the associate degree. This curriculum requires three semesters to complete, not including summer. Several semesters of daytime field work in child care settings are required.

 

PREREQUISITES
Students should see Course Descriptions or Course Offerings for course prerequisite information.  See the Assessment and Placement Testing section for skills assessment and advising information.

 

INFORMATION
Contact the Health and Human Service Careers Department, Gannon Vocational-Technical Center, Room 1750, telephone number (517) 483-1410.

 

REQUIREMENTS

TOTAL:  33 CREDITS

CODE

TITLE

CREDIT HOURS

CHDV 101

Child Growth/Devel: 0-5 Years

4

CHDV 111

Child Guidance/Communication (See Note 1)

4

CHDV 112

Family Relationship/Child Care

2

CHDV 113

Health/Safety Issue:Child Care

2

CHDV 188

Caring/Children/Special Needs

2

CHDV 220

Preschool Curric/Learning Env (See Note 1)

4

CHDV 221

Infant-Toddler Program Dev

4

CHDV 222

School-Age Child Care Prog Dev

2

CHDV 284

Child Development Practicum (See Note 2)

5

WRIT 121

Composition I

4

 

LIMITED CHOICE REQUIREMENTS

TOTAL:  5 CREDITS

Complete the indicated number of credits from EACH CHOICE listed below.

 

CHOICE 1:  Administration

2 Credits

CHDV 131

Family Child Care Management

2

CHDV 230

Early Childhood Center Admin

2

 

CHOICE 2:  Professional Related Courses (See Note 3)

3 Credits

EMSB 107

First Aid/CPR Sem/ Daycre Prov

.5

HUSE 100

Introduction to Human Services

3

HUSE 110

Child Abuse and Neglect

3

HUSE 112

Understanding Substance Abuse

4

 

 

MINIMUM TOTAL

38

 

NOTES:

 

1.

CHDV 111 and CHDV 220 must be completed with a minimum 2.5 grade or better.  Other required CHDV courses must be completed with a minimum 2.0 grade or better.

2.

CHDV 284 requires departmental approval.  Applications must be submitted one semester in advance to be admitted to CHDV 284.  Applications for departmental approval are available in the Health and Human Service Careers Department, Gannon Vocational-Technical Center, Room 1750.

3.

Students may also choose from CHDV-prefix courses not already used to meet degree requirements.

 

SUGGESTED COURSE SEQUENCE

Students should see course descriptions to find out when departments plan to offer courses.  Students who for any reason are unable to follow the course sequence suggested below (for example, those who are part-time, have transferred in courses from another school, or have prerequisites to fulfill) should contact an academic advisor or counselor for help with adjustments.

 

I

II

III

 

CHDV 101

CHDV 112

CHDV 284

 

CHDV 111

CHDV 113

Lim.Ch.1

 

CHDV 221

CHDV 188

Lim.Ch.2

 

WRIT 121

CHDV 220

Lim.Ch.2

 

 

CHDV 222

 

 

                   

 

 



 
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