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Early Childhood School-Age Child Care

Career Studies Certificate

PURPOSE: This career studies certificate is designed to train students who want to work with school-age children, ages 6-12, in before- and after-school programs. The curriculum also offers an organized course of study for those who wish to increase their knowledge and understanding of child development.

OCCUPATIONAL OBJECTIVES: Employment opportunities for graduates include positions as teachers, teacher aides, and program leaders in settings that provide before- and after-school care for school-age children, including day care centers, schools, churches and synagogues, youth organizations, and camps.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS: General college curricular admission

PROGRAM NOTES: In addition to the general college curricular admission requirements, a personal interview with the program head is recommended. Students must attain a grade of “C” or higher in all courses with CHD, HLT, and PSY course prefixes.

GAINFUL EMPLOYMENT DISCLOSURE INFORMATION: Please see www.reynolds.edu/curriculum/Gainful%20Employment/GE_Info_221-636-07.aspx to access gainful employment disclosure information for this program.

CURRICULUM:

COURSE

TITLE

LEC. HRS.

LAB. HRS.

CRS. CRE.

CHD 220

Introduction to School-Age Child Care

3

0

3

CHD 225

Curriculum Development for School-Age Child Care

3

0

3

CHD 230

Behavior Management for School-Age Child Care

3

0

3

CHD 235

Health and Recreation for School-Age Child Care

3

0

3

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Approved General Education Elective

3

0

3

HLT 105

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

1

0

1

HLT 106

First Aid and Safety

2

0

2

TOTAL

18

0

18

Total Minimum Credits for Career Studies Certificate in Early Childhood School-Age Child Care 18

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1 A list of approved general education electives (humanities/fine arts, social/behavioral sciences, mathematics, science, and personal wellness) is provided in the General Education section of the catalog under Curriculum Planning and Design. Students may also take ENG 111 or CST 100.