Child Development Core, Certificate of Achievement
Banner Code: 1_CM_CDC
Control Number: 42120
Not Financial Aid Eligible
A certificate is earned by students who have developed skills necessary to work as associate teachers of preschool children in early childhood settings. Courses emphasize strong theoretical and practical skills needed to work with children 2-5 years. Courses fulfill Title 22 licensing requirements and Title 5 early childhood education course requirements for the Child Development Permit at the associate teacher level. A grade of “C” or better is required in all courses. Development Permit at the Associate level.
- Meets Title 22 minimum licensing requirements and prepares the holder to be a childcare provider in an early care and education program. This certificate aligns with the Child Development Permit at the Associate level.
Certificate of Achievement Requirements
The Certificate of Achievement is a state-approved career program that requires a minimum of eight units and is designed to prepare the graduate to enter a particular field of employment. In order to be awarded a certificate, students are required to obtain a grade of “C” or better in all program-required courses. Grades of “CR” or “P” will be accepted whereas “CR” or “P” meets the equivalency of a “C” or better. At least 3 units in an advanced course from the certificate must be completed at OCC at the department’s discretion. Certificates of Achievement are not automatically awarded. A petition must be filed in Enrollment Services or online at the beginning of the semester in which the student will be completing their final requirements. The petitioning periods are listed in the Graduation Requirements section of this catalog. Check with a counselor to determine the requirements for completion.
A list of certificate programs can be found in the Programs A-Z section of this catalog.
|Principles and Practices of Teaching Young Children
|Child, Growth and Development
|Family, School and Community Partnerships
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