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60 credit hours
First Semester
CDEC 1319 Child Guidance
CDEC 1323 Observation and Assessment
ENGL 1301 Composition I
TECA 1311 Educating Young Children
TECA 1354 Child Growth and Development
Second Semester
CDEC 1321 The Infant and Toddler 
CDEC 1270 Introduction to Teaching ESL
EDUC 1300 Learning Framework
TECA 1303 Families, School, and Community
First Semester
CDEC 1313 Curriculum Resources for Early Childhood Programs
CDEC 1359 Children with Special Needs
CDEC 2304 Child Abuse and Neglect
CDEC 2371 Using Technology in the Classroom
Second Semester
TECA 1318 Wellness of the Young Child
CDEC 2166 Practicum - Child Care Provider/Assistant (Capstone)
GEN ED Humanities / Fine Arts course
GEN ED Mathematics / Natural Sciences course 
GEN ED  Social / Behavioral Sciences course 
*ELECTIVE Sequences 1-3 
There are three focus options. You must select ONE focus and complete the three-course sequence.
Child Development Associate (CDA) Focus
Elective 1  CDEC 1317  Child Development Associate Training I
Elective 2 CDEC 2322  Child Development Associate Training II
Elective 3  CDEC 2324  Child Development Associate Training III  
Administration Focus
Elective 1  CDEC 2326   Administration of Programs For Children I
Elective 2 CDEC 2328   Administration of Programs for Children II
Elective 3  CDEC 2336   Administration of Programs for Children III
Early Childhood Educator Focus
Elective 1  CDEC 2340 Instructional Techniques for Children with Special Needs 
Elective 2 CDEC 2307 Math and Science for Early Childhood
CDEC 1358 Creative Arts for Early Childhood
Elective 3  CDEC 1385 Cooperative Education – Child Development