skip to main content
In this section... (Click to Open)

Certificate - Early Childhood Education Infant-Toddler Level III Credential

33-34 credit hours

Catalog Year 2018-2019

Early Childhood Education Infant-Toddler Level III Credential Certificate Requirements

The Illinois Gateways Infant-Toddler Level Three Credential is designed to support movement through the state of Illinois Career Lattice. The Level Three Credential expands on foundational professional knowledge, and supports progression to the Level Four Credential or direct exit into the field.

Class Title Credit Hours
ENGL 101 Critical Reading & Writing 3
MATH 131 or MATH 141 Explorations in Math or Introduction to Statistics 3-4
PSY 101 Introduction to Phychology 3
CHLD 101 Introduction to Early Childhood Education 3
CHLD 102 Growth & Development of the Young Child 3
CHLD 105 Curriculum for Early Childhood Programs 3
CHLD 109 Observation & Assessment of Young Children 3
CHLD 201 Child Development Practicum I 3
CHLD 202 Health, Safety & Nutrition for the Young Child 3
CHLD 204 Infant-Toddler Care 3
CHLD 209 Child, Family & Community 3
Total Credit Hours 33-34
The U.S. Department of Education's gainful employment regulations require disclosure of certain program information to students and prospective students. Gainful employment programs are those " that prepare students for gainful employment in a recognized occupation."
Please review the information pertaining to your certificate program by selecting your intended program at 

Early Childhood Education Questions

Contact the Social Sciences Department

Early Childhood Practitioner Partnership Program at Heartland Community College