Early Childhood Certificate graduates will be able to:

Required Course 1

Required Course 2

Required Course 3

Required Course 4

Required Course 5

Required Course 6

Outcome 1

Use appropriate positive guidance strategies with children in their care.

 

 

CHD 120

 

CHD 205

 

 

 

 

 

 

Outcome 2

Choose project and elective courses, with the help of the program advisor, to tailor learning towards possible career options in early childhood education.

 

 

 

EEE – CHD 166

 

 

EEE – CHD 118

 

 

CHD 120

 

 

 

 

 

Outcome 3

Adhere to Virginia’s Standards for Licensed Child Day Centers in the planning and evaluation of classroom and learning environments to ensure the health, safety and nutrition of children.

 

 

CHD 120

 

EDU 235

 

CHD 165

 

 

 

Outcome 4

Assess children’s progress using informal observation.

 

CHD 120

 

CHD 165

 

CHD 205

 

 

 

Outcome 5

Plan, implement and evaluate curriculum plans and learning environments for children based on developmental appropriateness and a thorough knowledge of child development.

 

 

CHD 120

 

CHD 145

 

CHD 205