Early Childhood Development: Infant and Toddler Care, C.S.C.

Career Studies Certificate
Campuses: Alexandria, Loudoun, Manassas, NOVA Online

The curriculum is designed to prepare individuals to create developmentally appropriate learning environments for infants and toddlers. Job opportunities include employment in child development programs and family child care homes.

Credit for Prior Learning: Students in this program may be eligible for credit for prior learning. See an academic advisor with the Early Childhood Programs for further information.

Completion Requirements: Valid first aid and CPR certificates must be presented at the time of completion of all course requirements in order to receive this career studies certificate.

Course Curriculum

Below is a table that shows the courses needed to satisfy this program. Please speak with an advisor to ensure you meet your program requirements.

One Year Credits
1st Semester
CHD 120 Introduction to Early Childhood Education 3
CHD 166 Infant and Toddler Programs 3
EDU 235 Health, Safety, and Nutrition Education 3
1SDV 100 College Success Skills 1
Total 10
2nd Semester
CHD 164 Working with Infants and Toddlers in Inclusive Settings 3
CHD 165 Observation and Participation in Early Childhood/Primary Settings 3
Total 6
Total credits for the Career Studies Certificate = 16
One Year Credits
1st Semester
CHD
120
3
CHD
166
3
EDU
235
3
1SDV
100
1
Total 10
2nd Semester
CHD
164
3
Observation and Participation in Early Childhood/Primary Settings
CHD
165
3
Total 6
Total credits for the Career Studies Certificate = 16

1 May substitute the SDV 101 Orientation section related to this program.

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