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NOVA 2012-2013 College Catalog: Programs of Study


EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT Code: 221-636-04 Catalog Year: 2012-2013
Career Studies Certificate   AL, LO, MA, ELI
  Courses Credits Grade
One Year
CHD 120 Introduction to Early Childhood Education 3  
CHD 145 Teaching Art, Music, and Movement to Children 3  
CHD 205 Guiding the Behavior of Children 3  
CHD 165 Observation and Participation in Early Childhood/Primary Settings 3  
2CHD 167 CDA Theories and Applications: Resource File or Elective 3  
EDU 235 Health, Safety, and Nutrition Education 3  
1SDV 100 College Success Skills 1  
Total   19  
Total credits for the Early Childhood Development Career Studies Certificate=19

1 Students may substitute the SDV 101 Orientation Section related to this program.

2 Students who will use this credential to satisfy national Head Start requirements will enroll in CHD 167 to prepare a portfolio to submit to VA DSS for evaluation. Students not using this program in that way may choose any other 3 credit general education or program-specific course which will help meet requirements for the Early Childhood Development certificate and ultimately the A.A.S. degree.