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Certificate - Early Childhood Education Infant-Toddler Level IV Credential

30 credit hours

Catalog Year 2017-2018

Early Childhood Education Infant-Toddler Level IV Credential Certificate Requirements

Program Prerequisite: Completion of any Associate in Arts, any Associate in Science or Associate in Applied Science in Early Childhood Education.

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

Class Title Credit Hours
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 110 Introduction to Human Verbal Development 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 206 Child Development Practicum II 3
CHLD 209 Child, Family & Community 3
Total Credit Hours 30
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Early Childhood Education Questions

Contact the Social Sciences Department

Early Childhood Practitioner Partnership Program at Heartland Community College