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2017-2018 College Catalog 
2017-2018 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Program Map: Child Development Certificate, Credential Preparation (CDA) Option

You can complete this certificate in as little as one semester.  See an academic advisor for a customized program map 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
Total Credit Hours 9


  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Meet with an academic advisor to file for graduation.