Child Development Specialist

Offered At the following campus locations
Program Overview

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.

Course Overview
CourseCredit Hours
ECCE 1101 Introduction to ECCE 3
ECCE 1103 Child Growth and Development 3
ECCE 1105 Health, Safety and Nutrition 3
ECCE 1112 Curriculum and Assessment 3
Select one of the following courses:
ECCE 1121 Early Childhood Care & Ed Practicum 3
EMPL 1000 Interpersonal Relat & Prof Dev 2
*14 minimum semester hour credits required for certificate