Early Childhood Development
Undergraduate Certificate in Early Childhood Development
certificate code - cu09
The Early Childhood Development Certificate is a specialized curriculum designed for those who work in Pre-K classrooms in the public school, Head Start and child care centers who must obtain a specific body of knowledge and need specific written recognition for their ability to work with preschool children.
There are 15 credit hours in the Early Childhood Development certificate program. The certificate program is not attached to a degree in Child Development and Family Studies. Credit hours earned in the Early Childhood Development certificate can be applied to degree requirements for those students who want to pursue a degree. This CDFS certificate will incorporate the West Virginia Core Knowledge and Core Competencies and the West Virginia Early Standards Framework: Early Learning Standards in order to include the most recent requirements set forth by WV agencies responsible for preschool children.
|CDFS 110||Families Across the Life Span||3|
|CDFS 212||Early Childhood Development||3|
|CDFS 316||Child Development Practicum||3|
|CDFS 430||Best Practices in Pre-K Movement||3|
|CDFS 491A||Professional Field Experience||3|