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2023-2024 Course Catalog & Student Handbook 
2023-2024 Course Catalog & Student Handbook

Early Childhood Development Certificate (CT.ECD 70240)

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The Early Childhood Development certificate program prepares graduates for entry-level roles in early childhood settings that serve children birth through age 8. Possible job options are child care centers, preschools, and public or private schools. People who enjoy helping children learn and grow would be interested in this program of study. Students enrolled in this program are subject to criminal background checks, processed through the SC State Law Enforcement Division (SLED).

Courses ECD 102, ECD 107, ECD 131, ECD 132, ECD 133 contain a lab component of 24 hours.  All lab courses require completed South Carolina Department of Social Services documentation.

Certificate Requirements

Completion Plan

First Semester

Subtotal: 15 Credit Hours

Second Semester

Subtotal: 12 Credit Hours

Total Credit Hours: 27

A co-requisite is a course that must be taken the same semester as another specified course.
A prerequisite is a course that must be completed in order to enter another specified course.

*Courses in this program that require a minimum grade of “C.”

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