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MCC Campus(s):Penn Valley
Program Coordinator: Jennifer Copeland, 816.604.4208
General Info: ST 302

IMPORTANT: Degree and certificate requirements may change! Please consult an academic advisor before enrolling.

This program, which leads to either an Associate in Applied Science degree or a certificate of proficiency, prepares students for jobs in child care. Requirements for the degree and certificate are listed below.

If you are pursuing the Child Development Associate (CDA) credential, the following courses will fulfill the requirements: CDCG 101, CDCG 110, CDCG 132, and HUSC 120. See for instructions on how to obtain this credential.

Child Growth & Development Certificate

COLL 100 First Year Seminar 1
ENGL 101 Composition & Reading I 3
SPDR 100
SPDR 102
Fundamentals of Speech ~or~
Fundamentals of Human Communication
CDCG 101 Fundamentals of Early Care and Education 3
CDCG 110 Child Health, Safety and Nutrition 3
CDCG 113 Child Growth and Development I 3
CDCG 128 Curriculum in Early Childhood Education 3
CDCG 132 Learning Environment I 3
CDCG 149 Child Development Internship I 3
CDCG 217 Literature for Children 3
HUSC 100 Careers in Human Sciences 3

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Last Modified: 8/21/14