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Major Code: 5715
Award: CCL
CIPS Code: 13.1209
Total Credits: 16

Description: The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Infant and Toddler Development program prepares individuals with foundational knowledge on the development of the young child. Included topics are child health, physical milestones, and cognitive development. Also covered are adult/child relationship building, and communication and language acquisition.


Program Notes

Students must earn a grade of "C" or better in all courses within the program.++ indicates any module/suffixed courses.

Required Courses

Credits: 16
EED205The Developing Child: Prenatal to Age Eight 3
EED215Early Learning: Health, Safety, Nutrition and Fitness 3
EED260Early Childhood Infant/Toddler Internship 1
ITD200The Physical Child: Birth to Age Three 3
ITD210Early Attachments, Relationships and Families: Birth to Age Three 3
ITD220Cognition and Communication: Birth to Age Three 3

Program Competencies

  • 1. Describe the physical development of young children and corresponding nutritional and fitness needs. (EED205, EED215, ITD200)

  • 2. Examine appropriate health and safety standards, practices, and documentation in early childhood settings. (EED215, ITD200)

  • 3. Contrast the major research and theories within the field of child development. (EED205, ITD210)

  • 4. Summarize the cognitive and psychosocial development of the young child. (EED205, ITD210, ITD220)

  • 5. Describe attachment and relationship development between adults and the young child and its impact on child development. (ITD210, ITD220)

  • 6. Summarize language development and communication skills in the young child. (ITD220)

  • 7. Apply early childhood education skills in the early care and education setting. (EED205, EED215, EED260, ITD200, ITD210, ITD220)

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 - Infant and Toddler Development can be found HERE

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