Skill Certificate in Child Development - Assistant
Students completing this certificate will acquire basic skills and knowledge leading to employment in early childhood programs. It will also provide the education required to obtain a California Child Development Permit at an Assistant level.
- Identify the major theories and/or principles of child development.
- Analyze the influence of family, community and/or culture on the developing child.
Upon successful completion of this certificate,students will be prepared for employment in the following jobs: assistant teacher or aide in private child care or early childhood program (i.e., infant/toddler, preschool, school age); assistant teacher in licensed family child care home, foster care provider, in-home care provider.
|Required Courses (3 Units)||3|
|Child Development-DS 1|
|Restricted Electives (3 Units)||3|
|Select one of the following courses:|
|Child, Family & Society-DS2|
|Understanding Child Abuse|
The Skill Certificate requirements include completion of the certificate courses with a “C” or better grade in each course. Required and support courses may be substituted with the approval of the Consumer Family Studies Division Chair.