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NOVA 2012-2013 College Catalog: Programs of Study


EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT Code: 6320 Catalog Year: 2012-2013
Certificate   AL, LO, MA, ELI
  Courses Credits Grade
One Year
CHD 118 Language Arts for Young Children or 3  
  1 CHD  119  Introduction to Reading Methods    
CHD 120 Introduction to Early Childhood Education 3  
CHD 145 Teaching Art, Music, and Movement to Children or 3  
  1CHD  225  Curriculum Development for School-Age Child Care    
CHD 146 Math, Science and Social Studies for Children 3  
CHD 165 and Participation in Early Childhood/Primary Settings or 3  
  1CHD  270  Administration of Childcare Programs    
CHD 205 Guiding the Behavior of Children or 3  
  1 CHD  230  Behavior Management for School-Age Child Care*    
CHD 216 Early Childhood Programs, School, and Social Change or 3  
  1CHD  210  Introduction to Exceptional Children    
EDU 235 Health, Safety, and Nutrition Education 3  
ENG 111 College Composition I 3  
PSY 235 Child Psychology 3  
2SDV 100 College Success Skills 1  
Total   31  
Total credits for the Early Childhood Development Certificate=31

1Students preparing to work with school-age children should take these courses.

2 Students may substitute the SDV 101 Orientation section related to this program.