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Certificate of Achievement In Child Development: Teacher

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Please note:  These requirements are based on 2018-2019 LAVC Catalog.

Complete each course with a grade of C or higher. Download Certificate Petition Form and return the completed form to Academic Affairs. For the latest certificate requirements, please see the LAVC catalog.

 

Complete the following 6 required courses

Course Course Title UNITS
Ch Dev 1* Child Growth and Development 3
Ch Dev 3 Creative Experiences for Children I 3
  OR  
Ch Dev 7 Introduction to Curriculum in Early Childhood Education  3
Ch Dev 11 Child, Family and Community 3
Ch Dev 22* Practicum in Child Development I 4
Ch Dev 23* Practicum in Child Development II 4
English 101* * College Reading and Composition I 3

Complete 7-9 units from the following COURSEs

Course Course Title UNITS
Ch Dev 2 Early Childhood: Principles and Practices 3
Ch Dev 3 Creative Experiences for Children I 3
Ch Dev 7 Introduction to Curriculum in Early Childhood Education 3
Ch Dev 10 Health, Safety and Nutrition 3
Ch Dev 29* Infant Toddler Practicum 3
Ch Dev 30* Infant and Toddler Studies I 3
Ch Dev 31* Infant and Toddler Studies II 3
Ch Dev 34* Observing and Recording Children’s Behavior 3
Ch Dev 35 Fostering Literacy Development in Young Children 3
Ch Dev 36  Literature for Early Childhood 1
Ch Dev 37 Literature for School Age Children 2
Ch Dev 38* Administration & Supervision of Early Childhood Programs I 3
Ch Dev 39* Administration & Supervision of Early Childhood Programs II 3
Ch Dev 42 Teaching in a Diverse Society 3
Ch Dev 44* Early Intervention for Children with Special Needs 3
Ch Dev 45 Programs for Children with Special Needs 3
Ch Dev 47 School Age Programs II 3
Ch Dev 48 Positive Guidance in Early Childhood Settings 3
Ch Dev 53 Parenting 3

Total units required: 27-29

*This course has a prerequisite or a corequisite