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 2021-22
Care and Development of Young Children, Associate of Applied Science guided pathway 2021-22
General Education course list, 2021-22 (courses to be used where "General Education" is indicated)

To receive this diploma, the student must:

This program has two exit points where students may obtain 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.

Prior Learning Assessment (PLA)
Students who are interested in earning credit in CDYC for Prior Learning, such as work experience in a child-care setting, may complete the PLA application or access more information through the Care and Development of Young Children Canvas course. If you are not enrolled in the course, please contact Dr. Tasha Whitton (whittonn@mybrcc.edu) to be added.

 

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