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Major Code: 5714
Award: CCL
CIPS Code: 13.1209
Total Credits: 16

Description: The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Family Child Care Management program provides individuals with a foundation in early childhood care theories, practices and administration. Topics include curriculum development, health and safety guidelines, business procedures, and cognitive and physical development of the young child.


Program Notes

Students must earn a grade of "C" or better in all courses within the program.

Required Courses

Credits: 16
CFS163Family Child Care: Introduction to Business Management 3
CFS164Family Child Care: Curriculum and Environment 3
CFS207Organization and Community Leadership in Child and Family Organizations 3
EED205The Developing Child: Prenatal to Age Eight 3
EED215Early Learning: Health, Safety, Nutrition and Fitness 3
EED260Early Childhood Infant/Toddler Internship 1

Program Competencies

  • 1. Review business management, policies, procedures and economics of a family child care provider. (CFS163, CFS164)

  • 2. Prepare age appropriate curriculum for use in multi-age child care environments. (CFS164)

  • 3. Examine appropriate health and safety standards, practices, and documentation in early childhood settings. (CFS164, EED215)

  • 4. Contrast the major research and theories within the field of child development. (EED205)

  • 5. Summarize the cognitive and psychosocial development of the young child. (EED205)

  • 6. Describe the physical development of young children and corresponding nutritional and fitness needs. (CFS164, EED205, EED215)

  • 7. Analyze organization and community leadership in community-based child and family services organizations. (CFS207)

  • 8. Apply early childhood education skills in the early care and education setting. (CFS163, CFS164, CFS207, EED205, EED215, EED260)

All information published is subject to change without notice. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information presented, but based on the dynamic nature of the curricular process, course and program information is subject to change.

Complete information for CCL - Family Child Care Management can be found HERE

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