The Infant/Toddler Care curriculum prepares individuals to work with children from infancy through middle childhood in diverse learning environments. Students will combine learned theories with practice in actual settings with young children under the supervision of qualified teachers.

Outlook for Employment

Graduates are prepared to plan and implement developmentally appropriate programs in early childhood settings. Employment opportunities include child development and child care programs, preschools, public and private schools, recreational centers, Head Start Programs, and school-age programs. Preschool Teacher Kindergarten Teacher Teacher Assistant

Process for Admissions

  • Submit a complete Application for Admission to the Office of Admissions.
  • Submit official transcript(s) of high school education and all post-high school course work to the Office of Admissions if requested. Office GED scores or transcript of courses for the Adult High School Diploma may be submitted in lieu of the high school transcript.
  • Complete the Admission Placement Test.
  • Certificate admission requirements may vary. Contact the Admissions Office for details.

Suggested Course Sequence - Full Time Student

Course# Course Name CL. LB. CLIN. CR.
EDU 119 Intro. to Early Childhood Ed. 4 0 0 4
EDU 131 Child, Family, & Com. 3 0 0 3
EDU 144 Child Dev. I 3 0 0 3
EDU 153 Health, Safety, & Nutrition 3 0 0 3
EDU 234 Infants, Toddlers, & Twos 3 0 0 3
16 0 0 16

TOTAL HOURS REQUIRED FOR CERTIFICATE: 16