Early Childhood & Paraprofessional

  • Credits: 18
  • Degree Type: Certificate
  • Campus: East Grand Forks, Online

Program Overview

This program provides the knowledge and skills needed to work with young children and their families. Coursework in the areas of child growth & development, guidance, nutrition, health & safety, as well as learning environments provide graduates a foundation to continue their education or career in the field of early childhood education.
Completion of this 18-credit certificate meets the requirements for family childcare providers as identified in Minnesota Department of Human Services Rule 9502.

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Program Course Listings

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Required Courses

Course # Course Name Credit(s)
CDEV 1103 Intro Early Education 3
CDEV 1109 Child Growth/Develop 3
CDEV 1121 Behavior Guidance 3
CDEV 1131 Creative Activities/Env 3
CDEV 1141 Hlth Wellness Nutrition 3
SPCH 1101 Intro to Public Speaking 3

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