Child Development / Early Childhood Education

Associate in Arts Degree - Child Development [Approved March 11, 2008]

Upon completion of the specified degree the student should be able to:

  1. Integrate understanding of the needs, the characteristics and multiple influences on development of children birth to age eight as related to high quality care and education of young children.
  2. Design, implement and evaluate environments and activities that support positive, developmental play and learning outcomes for all young children.
  3. Apply effective guidance and interaction strategies that support all children’s social learning, identity, and self-confidence.
  4. Develop strategies that promote partnerships between programs, teachers, families and their communities.
  5. Demonstrate ethical standards and professional behaviors that deepen understanding, knowledge and commitment to the EC/CD profession.

Associate in Arts Degree in Early Childhood Education for Transfer [Approved October 4, 2011]

Upon completion of this degree the student will be able to:

  1. Analyze the influence of culture, family, society, and environment on an individual’s development.
  2. Design, implement and evaluate environments and activities that support positive, developmental play and learning outcomes for all young children.
  3. Apply effective guidance and interaction strategies that support all children’s social learning, identity, and self-confidence. 

Certificate of Achievement  - Child Development [Approved March 11, 2008]

Upon completion of the specified certificate, the student should be able to:

  1. Integrate understanding of the needs, the characteristics and multiple influences on development of children birth to age eight as related to high quality care and education of young children.
  2. Design, implement and evaluate environments and activities that support positive, developmental play and learning outcomes for all young children.
  3. Apply effective guidance and interaction strategies that support all children’s social learning, identity, and self-confidence.
  4. Develop strategies that promote partnerships between programs, teachers, families and their communities.
  5. Demonstrate ethical standards and professional behaviors that deepen understanding, knowledge and commitment to the EC/CD profession.

Certificate of Accomplishment – Child Development Associate Teacher [Approved March 11, 1008]

Upon completion of the specified certificate, the student should be able to:

  1. Integrate understanding of the needs, characteristics and multiple influences on the development of children.
  2. Evaluate environments and design, implement, and evaluate activities that support positive, developmental play and learning outcomes for all children.
  3. Apply effective guidance and interaction strategies that support all children’s learning, identity and self-confidence.
  4. Develop strategies that promote partnerships with parents.
  5. Demonstrate ethical standards and professional behaviors that deepen understanding, knowledge and commitment to the EC/CD profession.
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