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Infant-Toddler Level IV Credential

Early Childhood Education Infant-Toddler Level 4 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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ICB 2800
1500 W Raab Road
Normal, IL 61761
Phone: 309-268-8620
Fax: 309-268-7958

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