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Child Development, AAS

Location(s): Northeast Campus

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Associate of Applied Science

Human & Public Service Pathway
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Program Requirements

Total Degree Hours: 60

* Child Development Elective must be chosen from: CDEC 1323  , CDEC 2307 , CDEC 2324  , CDEC 2326 , CDEC 2328 , or CDEC 2341 

** Creative Arts/Language, Philosophy and Culture and Life and Physical Sciences or Mathematics must be chosen from the corresponding section in the Core Curriculum  .

*** Capstone is taken in the student’s final spring semester.

The following courses require an annual background check:

TECA 1354 Child Growth and Development +   

CDEC 1321 The Infant and Toddler  

CDEC 1419 Child Guidance  

CDEC 1413 Curriculum Resources for Early Childhood Programs  

TECA 1318 Wellness of the Young Child +  

TECA 1311 Educating Young Children +  

TECA 1303 Families, School and Community +  

CDEC 2386 Internship – Child Care Provider/Assistant  

Licensing Notice: Texas House Bill 1508

This program prepares a student for an occupational license. However, the student may not be eligible for licensing if they have a prior criminal history. For more details, see House Bill 1508 Licensing Requirements .

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