Oct 20, 2018  
2017-2018 College Catalog 
2017-2018 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Program Map: Child Development Certificate, Early Childhood Certificate of Mastery

You can complete this certificate in at little as 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
Select two courses below:
CHLD 2003 - Child Development in the Lifespan  
CHLD 2023 - Child Development and Parenting  
CHLD 2103 - Child Guidance  
CHLD 2203 - Child and Family in the Community  
CHLD 2213 - Children with Special Needs  
CHLD 2263 - Social and Emotional Development: Birth to Eight  (offered fall semester only) 3
ENGL 1113 - Composition I   3
Total Credit Hours 12


  • Complete a background check in the School of Child Development and Education 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.
  • Meet with an academic advisor before enrolling for the next semester and for a graduation check.
  • Apply for a Scholars for Excellence in Child Care or Bridging the Gap scholarship.  Contact Linda Hoyt at 918-595-8090.

Second Semester

Course Number and Title Credit Hours
CHLD 2233 - Physical Development and Creative Expression: Birth to Eight   3
CHLD 2243 - Language and Cognitive Development: Birth to Eight   (offered spring semester only) 3
Total Credit Hours 6


  • Meet with an academic advisor to file for graduation.