Graduates of the one-year Child Development Practitioner program will be qualified to work under the direction of a supervisor in carrying out the goals of a child care center. Specific competencies include supervising children, assisting with developmentally appropriate activities, maintaining a sanitary environment, recognizing health care problems, recognizing and dealing with behavior problems, and assisting in the preparation of snacks and meals.
A grade point of 2.00 or above is required for each program requirement for successful completion.
All transfer courses may be used here including courses listed above (if additional are taken beyond requirements). Students should plan their elective courses according to their college major if they are planning to transfer on for a four year degree.
A maximum of 16 hours of vocational-technical credits may apply toward elective credit with a maximum of 9 of the 16 being independent projects or experimental courses. No more than 6 activity credits (those having prefixes of PEA, MUA, and some MUS courses) may be applied to elective credits. Developmental courses do not apply towards degree requirements.