Child Development Teacher
The program below is undergoing modification and the modification will be placed into an addendum upon Chancellor’s Office approval - see your counselor for further information and visit the college website under www.swccd.edu/catalog link for the latest addenda updates.
Associate in Arts
Career/Technical (Major Code: B2721)
Designed to prepare students to qualify as teachers of young children. A practicum component allows students to apply theoretical knowledge to student teaching experience.
Program Student Learning Outcome Statement
- Upon completion of the program students will be able to support the cognitive, language, physical and socio-emotional development of young children, identifying and applying major concepts of child development.
|CD 170||PRINCIPLES OF CHILD DEVELOPMENT||3|
|CD 180||OBSERVATION AND GUIDANCE FOR CHILD DEVELOPMENT||3|
|CD 181||CURRICULUM PLANNING FOR CHILD DEVELOPMENT||3|
|CD 283||EMERGING LITERACY||3|
or CD 135
|CHILD, FAMILY, AND COMMUNITY
or PRINCIPLES OF FAMILY DEVELOPMENT
||MATH, SCIENCE, AND TECHNOLOGY FOR YOUNG CHILDREN
or ALTERNATIVES TO VIOLENCE
or DEVELOPMENT OF INFANTS AND TODDLERS
or MUSIC AND MOVEMENT FOR YOUNG CHILDREN
|CD 184||OBSERVATION AND DOCUMENTATION||3|
|CD 275||ART FOR CHILDREN||3|
||CURRICULUM FOR INFANTS AND TODDLERS
or WORKING WITH CHILDREN AND FAMILIES WITH SPECIAL NEEDS
or EARLY EDUCATION SERVICE LEARNING IN A GLOBAL ENVIRONMENT
|CD 282A||CHILD DEVELOPMENT FIELD PRACTICUM||3|
|CD 175||NUTRITION, HEALTH, AND SAFETY FOR CHILDREN *||3|
Students who successfully complete CD 175 - Nutrition, Health, and Safety for Children, will receive certification in Infant and Children, First Aid, and CPR.
To earn an associate degree, additional general education and graduation requirements must be completed.
Note: After completion of this coursework, student will qualify for the teacher level of the State of Education’s permit (www.childdevelopment.org).