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    Catawba Valley Community College
  Jan 22, 2018
Catawba Valley Community College 2017-2018 General Catalog

Infant/Toddler Care Certificate (C55290)

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Courses required to meet graduation requirements in this curriculum are offered during daytime and evening hours. The Certificate is awarded graduates of this curriculum.

The curriculum prepares individuals to work with children from infancy to three years of age in diverse learning environments. Students will combine learned theories, competency-based knowledge, and practice in actual settings with infants and toddlers.

Course work includes infant/toddler growth and development: physical/nutritional needs of infants and toddlers; safety issues in the care of infants and toddlers; care and guidance; communication skills with families and children; design an implementation of appropriate curriculum; and other related topics.

Graduates should be prepared to plan and implement developmentally appropriate infant/toddler programs in early childhood settings. Employment opportunities include child development and child care programs, preschools, public and private schools, recreational centers, Early Head Start Programs, and other infant/toddler programs.

Child Development Elective:

(Select a course from the following):

Other Required Courses:

Total Credit Hours Required: 17

Developmental Course Requirements:

Suggested Program Sequence:

Fall – 1st year:

Total Hours: Class 11 | Lab 0 | Clin/Wk Exp 0 | Credit 11

Spring – 1st year:

Total Hours: Class 6 | Lab 0 | Clin/Wk Exp 0 | Credit 6

Grand Total Hours: Class 17 | Lab 0 | Clin/Wk Exp 0 | Credit 17

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