Program Overview

The successful completion of this certificate will prepare the student for an entry-level position requiring practical skills and knowledge to work with children in an after-school care, tutoring or mentoring program. Completion of this certificate leads to state certification for a School Age Assistant Permit. Note: Students who pursue this certificate are strongly urged to also complete English 826 and Mathematics 811 or have the equivalent skills in order to be prepared to move to the next level of certification.

Education (CA) Requirements

Required Courses Units
CRER 139 Careers in Teaching units
ECE. 191 Children's Literature 3 units
ECE. 201 Child Development 3 units
ECE. 213 The School-Age Child 3 units
ECE. 272 Teaching in a Diverse Society 3 units
ECE. 212 Child, Family & Community 3 units
ECE. 335 Child Guidance 3 units
ECE. 670 Cooperative Education 1 or 4 units
EDUC 100 Introduction to Education units
Total Required Major Units: 16.5 - 17.5