Dec 13, 2018  
2017-2018 College Catalog 
2017-2018 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Program Map: Child Development Certificate, Certificate of Mastery

If you are a full-time student taking 15 hours per semester and follow this program map, you can complete this certificate in two semesters.  See an academic advisor for a customized program map that works for you.  Note the Milestones below each semester.  Milestones are reminders of actions you should take during that semester to help keep you on track certificate completion.

First Semester

Course Number and Title Credit Hours
CHLD 1101 - CDA: Application and Assessment Preparation   1
CHLD 1102 - CDA: Competencies 1 & 4   2
CHLD 1202 - CDA: Competency 3   2
CHLD 1302 - CDA: Competency 2   2
CHLD 1402 - CDA: Competencies 5 & 6   2
ENGL 1113 - Composition I   3
Total Credit Hours 12


  • Complete a background check in the School of Child Development and Eduction office.
  • To maintain financial aid eligibility, a student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 1.70 during the first 30 credit hours attempted.  See a financial aid counselor to determine your financial aid status.
  • Met wtih an academic advisor before enrolling for the next semester.
  • Meet with CDA Professional Development Specialist for next steps in the CDA application process.
  • Apply for Scholars for Excellence in Child Care or Bridging the Gap scholarships.  Contact Linda Hoyt at 918-595-8090.

Second Semester

Course Number and Title Credit Hours
Select two of the following:
CHLD 2003 - Child Development in the Lifespan  
CHLD 2023 - Child Development and Parenting  
CHLD 2203 - Child and Family in the Community  
CHLD 2213 - Children with Special Needs  
Total Credit Hours 6


  • Meet with an academic advisor to file for graduation.