Occupational Development Child Practitioner

The Associate of Applied Science degree in Occupational Development—Child Care Practitioner is designed to provide special career training for those individuals who have completed a Registered Apprenticeship Program (RAP) in Child Development through the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Apprenticeship.

Primarily for those working in pre-elementary job positions, this program provides training in basic early childhood education as well as language arts, math, humanities, sciences, and cognate fields. The program is open only to those persons currently working in the specified educational area.

Permission of the Campus Dean is required prior to registration in the program.

 
Component I consists of a minimum of 22 college credits taken in the area of General Studies. Based on ACT/SAT or COMPASS scores, developmental courses in English or math may be required.

Component II consists of Technical Core/Occupational Specialty courses delivered by the College, Apprenticeship Program, or designated training program in the occupational area. The College awards 29 hours for this component.

Component III consists of on-the-job training in the occupational area. Clock hours are converted to credit hours for an award up to 13 credit hours.


 REQUIRED COURSES

Occupational Development

Child Care Practitioner

Total Degree Hours: 64

Component I

Number

Title

Hrs

BIOL 101

General Biology

3

BIOL 103

General Biology Laboratory

1

ENGL 101

Composition

3

ENGL 102

Research

3

MATH 101

General Math or higher

3

PSYC 103

General Psychology

3

SOCI 210

Principles of Sociology

3

SPCH 208

Fundamentals of Speech

3

Minimum Semester Hours

22

 

Component II

Number

Title

Hrs

COSC 101

Microsoft Office Applications

3

EDUC 110

Foundations of Education

2

EDUC 160

Diversity and Education

1

EDUC 200

Human Growth & Development

3

Registered Apprenticeship Training

20

Minimum Semester Hours

29

 

Component III

Number

Title

Hrs

 

Portfolio credit of approved on-the job-training in the occupational area

13

Total Semester Hours

13

 

Evaluation Sheet

2014-2015

2013-2014

2012-2013

 

 

 

 

 

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