Child Development Specialist
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, Head Start, and Georgia Pre-K programs.
Length of Program: One (1) Semester
Student Learning Outcomes:
• Students will create a Developmentally Appropriate Thematic Unit.
Entrance Date: Beginning of each semester
Entrance Requirements: Refer to the Admissions criteria. Click for Entrance Score Requirements.
Education: An applicant must be a high school graduate or the equivalent (GED). College transcripts will be evaluated on an individual basis.
Advisor: A Program Advisor should be consulted prior to enrolling in any course. An advisor will be assigned by admissions.
Program Final Exit Point: Child Development Specialist, Technical Certificate of Credit.
Credits Required for Graduation: 14 minimum semester hours credits required for graduation.
Note: Credits from this program may be applied to the diploma or degree program.
Criminal Background Check: In accordance with HB 401, effective May 1, 2015, all ECCE students will be required to complete a Criminal History Records Check and receive a satisfactory determination from the Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning in order to be placed in a child care learning center, group day-care home, or family day-care home. An unsatisfactory determination can affect completion of the ECCE program as the student would not be able to be placed for Practicum and/or Internship.
1: Occupational Courses (14 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|
|and one of the following (2-3 hours)||2|
|EMPL 1000 Interpersonal Relat & Prof Dev||2|
|ECCE 1121 EarlyChildhoodCare&EdPracticum||3|
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Southern Regional Technical College. (2017). 2017-2018 College Catalog and Student Handbook
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