Okefenokee Technical College

Okefenokee Technical College 2013-2014 Catalog

Child Development Specialist CD61

Up one level

Early Childhood Care and Education

Technical Certificate of Credit

Program Description

The Early Childhood Care and Education Child Development Specialist TCC is a sequence of five courses designed to prepare students for a variety of careers in the field of early childhood education. The program emphasizes the basics needed for a career in early childhood, but this TCC also includes more content about planning curriculum and working in the field. In addition, the student may complete a practicum and work in a child care program. Graduates have qualifications to be employed in early care and education settings including child care centers and Head Start.

Admission Requirements

Minimum Required Age

16

High School Diploma or GED Required

Yes

Placement Scores for Regular Admission (COMPASS)

English

Reading

Math

Algebra

32

70

26

N/A

 

Program Courses

Credits

ECCE 1101 - Introduction to Early Childhood Care and Education

3

ECCE 1103 - Child Growth and Development

3

ECCE 1105 - Health, Safety and Nutrition

3

ECCE 1112 - Curriculum and Assessment

3

Choose one of the following:

 

ECCE 1121 - Early Childhood Care and Education Practicum

3

EMPL 1000 - Interpersonal Relations and Professional Development

2

Minimum credit hours for Graduation

14