2022-2023 HCC Catalog & Student Handbook 
    Jul 12, 2024  
2022-2023 HCC Catalog & Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Child Development, A.A.S.

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The Child Development curricula are designed to provide academic background and practical work experience necessary for successful care and guidance of young children. Students completing this program will be qualified to serve as the following: early childhood teachers or assistants, foster parents, paraprofessionals, or, with appropriate work experience, child development center directors. Some courses apply to EC-6 teacher certification. (See General Information, Academic Degrees and Certificates for field of study information.) The AAS degree requires completion of 60 semester hours. All of the courses in the Child Development Administration and Early Childhood Certificate programs may apply to this AAS degree. The Child Development AAS degree is approved for Tech Prep.

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Program CIP Code: 19.0706

First Year

Semester Total: 15

Second Semester ‐ Spring

Semester Total: 15

Third Semester ‐ Summer

Semester Total: 6

Second Year

First Semester ‐ Fall

Semester Total: 15

Semester Total: 9

Total Minimum Credits for the AAS Degree: 60

1 A list of electives appears in the Core Curriculum  section of this catalog.
2 CDEC 2315  or Consult with an advisor to select a CDEC elective.

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