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Family Child Care Management

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.


Certificate of Completion (CCL)
Total credits required: 
Effective term: 
2016 Summer
Award notes

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

This program will be replaced by: CCL/5054 Foundations of Early Childhood Education

Academic Plan Code: 
Required courses
Course #Course TitleCredits
CFS163Family Child Care: Introduction to Business Management3
CFS164Family Child Care: Curriculum and Environment3
CFS207Organization and Community Leadership in Child and Family Organizations3
EED205The Developing Child: Prenatal to Age Eight3
EED215Early Learning: Health, Safety, Nutrition and Fitness3
EED260Early Childhood Infant/Toddler Internship1
  • Review business management, policies, procedures and economics of a family child care provider. (CFS163, CFS164)
  • Prepare age appropriate curriculum for use in multi-age child care environments. (CFS164)
  • Examine appropriate health and safety standards, practices, and documentation in early childhood settings. (CFS164, EED215)
  • Contrast the major research and theories within the field of child development. (EED205)
  • Summarize the cognitive and psychosocial development of the young child. (EED205)
  • Describe the physical development of young children and corresponding nutritional and fitness needs. (CFS164, EED205, EED215)
  • Analyze organization and community leadership in community-based child and family services organizations. (CFS207)
  • Apply early childhood education skills in the early care and education setting. (CFS163, CFS164, CFS207, EED205, EED215, EED260)
Suggested Course Plan Sequenced by Semester: RS, SM

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