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Care and Development of Young Children

Associate of Applied Science in Care and Development of Young Children

The Care and Development of Young Children program prepares individuals for various levels of employment in child care centers, nursery schools, recreation centers, public school settings, head start programs, or other areas where caring for young children is the principle function. This program focuses on cognitive, physical, emotional, and social growth and development. Developmentally appropriate play activities, curriculum, nutrition, guidance, health/safety, children with special needs, and approaches for teaching as suggested by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) are included. 

Care and Development of Young Children, Associate of Applied Science checklist 2017-18

Care and Development of Young Children, Associate of Applied Science guided pathway 2017-18

To receive this diploma, the student must:

This program has three exit points where students may obtain a Technical Competency in the Area of Infant/Toddler or Preschool Caregiver, a Certificate of Technical Studies in Child Care Teacher, and a Technical Diploma in the Care and Development of Young Children. See the student's catalog of entry for more information.

For more information contact the Division of Liberal Arts at (225) 216-8165.

 
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