Program Overview

The successful completion of this certificate is intended to prepare the student with advanced skills necessary to work with K-8 students in an after-school setting, provide tutoring/homework assistance in academic enrichment programs, mentoring, and/or assist in an elementary or middle school classroom. Note: Students who pursue this certificate are strongly urged to also complete English 846 and Mathematics 110 or have the equivalent skills in order to be prepared to move to an Associate Degree program.<

Early Childhood 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