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2020-2021 Catalog 
2020-2021 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Child Development, Certificate Level I

(Note: A criminal background clearance and CPR/First Aid Certification is required for employment in the Child and Family Development field and is the responsibility of the student.)

The Child Development Certificate program is designed to provide students with a theoretical knowledge base and practical experience, which will prepare them for employment in early childhood centers as a teacher or director (according to minimum standards for Day Care Centers, Texas Department of Family and Protective Services) as well as for other child-related occupations.

Gainful Employment

The US Department of Education requires colleges to disclose a variety of information for any financial aid eligible program that “prepares students for gainful employment in a recognized occupation.” Howard College is committed to creating an educated workforce by offering occupational programs that lead to gainful employment.

Gainful Employment Information for Child Development, Certificate Level I

Total: 15 Hours

Second Semester

Total: 12 Hours

Total Hours in Level I Certificate: 27

1 Capstone course