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Associate in Applied Science

Early Child Education and Development - Certificates


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.

Early Childhood Education and Development Certificate

COLL 100 First Year Seminar 1
ENGL 101 Composition & Reading I 3
ECED 101 Fundamentals of Early Care and Education 3
ECED 110 Child Health, Safety and Nutrition 3
ECED 113 Child Growth and Development I 3
ECED 128 Curriculum in Early Childhood Education 3
ECED 132 Learning Environments I 3
ECED 149 Observation and Assessment 3

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