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Child Development - Basic

Certificate (Certificate Program) - 12 Credit Hours

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Program Information/Mission:

The Child Development-Basic certificate is designed for the student who already has at least 48 semester hours of college credit and is seeking additional child development semester hours to become teacher-qualified at child care centers licensed by the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS). This certificate can lead to the Child Development Advanced Certificate and the Associate in Applied Science Child Development degree.

Recommended Course Sequence:

Fall Semester 1:
CHILD 110; CHILD 120

Spring Semester 1:
CHILD 130; CHILD 140


Course Information:
Required Program Courses
CourseNameCredit
CHILD 110INTRODUCTION TO CHILD DEVELOPMENT 3
CHILD 120HUMAN GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT 3
CHILD 130INTRODUCTION TO CREATIVE ACTIVITIES 3
CHILD 140CHILD, FAMILY, AND COMMUNITY 3

Student must attain a "C" or better in each CHILD course to be retained in and graduate from the program.

For Program Information Contact:
Social Sciences Department
Room 220D
(309)694-5331

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