Child Development Courses

Cerritos College

Child Development Courses

Child Development Courses:

  • Start with the 4 Core Classes:
  • CD 110 - Child Development 
  • CDEC 111 - Principles and Practices In Early Childhood Education
  • CDEC 112 - Early Childhood Education Curriculum
  • CDEC 113 - The Child, Family and Community
  • Total for this section = 12 units 
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  • Plus these 4 required courses:
  • CD 124 - The Child in the Diverse Society
  • CD 139 - Observation, Assessment, and Positive Guidance of Childhood Behavior
  • CDEC 161 - Nutrition, Health and Safety in Children's Programs
  • CDEC 164 - Early Childhood Education Practicum
  • Total units up to this section = 24 units
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  • And 6 units of electives (choose 2 of the following courses)
  • CDEC 62 - Exploring Creative Art Expression by Children
  • CDEC 63 - Early Childhood Experiences in Language Arts and Social Sciences (only offered once a year)
  • CDEC 65 - Music and Movement for Young Children (only offered once a year)
  • CDEC 173 or 174 - Early Childhood Education Occupational Work Experience (3 or 4 units)
  • CDEC 133 - Early Childhood Experiences in Math and Science
  • CDEC 230: Adult Supervision
  • CDIT 151 - Infant and Toddler Development
  • CDIT 152 - Infant and Toddler Programs)
  • CDSE 50 - Survey of Special Education
  • CDSE 52 - Special Education Inclusion in Early Childhood Programs
  • Total units for Certificate = 30 or 31
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