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Sonography Advisement
Mon July 7th 12:00 pm
Fri July 11th 9:00 am
Wed July 16th 10:00 am
Mon July 21st 12:00 pm
Fri July 25th 9:00 am
Wed July 30th 10:00 am

Sessions will be held in the
MPC building Room 150.

Call for details:
409.839.2924 or 409.839.2923

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Coordinator: Williams, Gail B
Office: Multipurpose Building, Room 231
Address: 802 E. Lavaca St., Beaumont, TX 77705
Phone: (409) 880-2223

This course of study is provided for persons preparing for or employed in the field of early childhood care. The courses may be used as academic instruction in working toward National Child Development Associate requirements but do not provide Child Development Associate certification by themselves.

The caregiver for young children works with young children in a childcare setting, observing, overseeing, interacting, and teaching, which includes setting up curriculum and activities. The caregiver is aware of and attends to the physical, emotional, social, and cognitive needs of the individual child.

The Day Care/Child Care Center Director supervises and oversees the training of caregivers, may work directly with children, and works with budgeting and financing. The director knows the minimum standards to remain in compliance with state licensing practices. The director works with parents and oversees the food program and curriculum.

The Child Care Director/Quality Caregiver can perform the duties of a caregiver and director. In addition, the caregiver may go into the home of children, develop programs to educate parents with parenting skills and other life skills, assess families and individual children, train caregivers, and demonstrate child care center equipment.

A current TB Skin Test and a criminal history check are required for each child care and development.  A minimum grade of 'C' is must be earned is all Child Care courses on the Recomended Program of Study.

A graduate of the two-year instructional program is awarded the Associate of Applied Science Degree.

Degree Plan for Associate of Applied Science in Child Care and Development
Institutional Requirements
DORI 0200College Success Skills2 : 2 : 0
Semester I
CDEC 1303Families, School, and Community3 : 3 : 0
CDEC 1311Educating Young Children3 : 3 : 0
CDEC 1318Wellness of the Young Child3 : 3 : 0
CDEC 2304Child Abuse and Neglect3 : 3 : 0
ENGL 1301Composition I3 : 3 : 0
MATH 1332Contemporary Mathematics I3 : 3 : 0
Semester II
CDEC 1339Early Childhood Development: 0-3 Years3 : 3 : 0
CDEC 1354Child Growth and Development3 : 3 : 0
CDEC 2386Internship/Child Care Provider/Assistant3 : 0 : 9
COSC 1301Introduction to Computing3 : 3 : 0
SOCI 1301Introduction to Sociology3 : 3 : 0
Semester III
CDEC 1319Child Guidance3 : 3 : 0
CDEC 1359Children with Special Needs3 : 3 : 0
CDEC 2328Administration of Programs for Children II3 : 3 : 0
HUMA 1315Fine Arts Appreciation3 : 3 : 0
Semester IV
CDEC 1313Curriculum Resources for Early Childhood Programs3 : 3 : 0
CDEC 1358Creative Arts for Early Childh3 : 2 : 2
CDEC 2315Diverse Cultural/Multilingual Education3 : 3 : 0
CDEC 2326Administration of Programs for Children I3 : 3 : 0
CDEC 2387Internship - Child Care Provider/Assistant3 : 0 : 9
Program Credits : Lecture Hours : Lab Hours60 : 53 : 20

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