Early Childhood Development - Certificate of Completion

Doña Ana Community College

2021-2022 Catalog

 (16 credits)

This Child Development Certificate indicates completion of the early childhood courses that allow a student to meet the professional requirements for teachers already working in a classroom setting with infants and toddlers or preschool children. The professional certification additionally requires a state awarded certificate issued by the New Mexico Office of Child Development upon completion of course requirements. For more information, contact the Office of Child Development at (505) 827-7946 or 1-800-832-1321.

Students must earn a C- or above in ENGL 1110G Composition I and in all ECED courses in this certificate to qualify for the state awarded certificate issued by the New Mexico Office of Child Development.

Prefix Title Credits
ENGL 1110GComposition I4
ECED 1110Child Growth, Development, and Learning3
ECED 1120Guiding Young Children3
ECED 1125Assessment of Children and Evaluation of Programs3
ECED 1130Family and Community Collaboration3
Total Credits16

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Suggested Plan of Study

This Child Development Certificate indicates completion of the early childhood courses that allow a student to meet the professional requirements for teachers already working in a classroom setting with infants and toddlers or preschool children. The professional certification additionally requires a state awarded certificate issued by the New Mexico Office of Child Development upon completion of course requirements. For more information, contact the Office of Child Development at (505) 827-7946 or 1-800-832-1321.

Students must earn a C- or above in ENGL 1110G Composition I and all ECED courses in this certificate to qualify for the state awarded certificate issued by the New Mexico Office of Child Development.

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
FallCredits
ENGL 1110G Composition I 4
ECED 1110 Child Growth, Development, and Learning 3
ECED 1120 Guiding Young Children 3
 Credits10
Spring
ECED 1125 Assessment of Children and Evaluation of Programs 1 3
ECED 1130 Family and Community Collaboration 1 3
 Credits6
 Total Credits16