Child Development - Teacher Assistant Aide Certificate Level 2

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Child Development - Teacher Assistant/Aide - Certificate Level 2

The Teacher Assistant/Aide certificate is designed to prepare students for entrance into the teaching profession as public school aides, assistant teachers in early learning facilities or to transfer to a four-year institution. The certificate focuses on the skills and abilities needed to work with young children.


Semester 1
EDUC 1300 Learning Framework 3
TECA 1354 Child Growth and Development 3
CDEC 1323 Observation and Assessment 3
ENGL 1301 Composition I 3
TECA 1311 Educating Young Children 3
Semester 2
CDEC 1319 Child Guidance 3
CDEC 1313 Curriculum Resources for Early Childhood Programs 3
EDUC 1301 Introduction to the Teaching Profession 3
EDUC 2301 Introduction to Special Populations OR 3
CDEC 1359 Children with Special Needs
TECA 1303 Families, School, & Community OR
SOCI 1301 Introduction to Sociology 3
Semester 3
CDEC 1358 Creative Arts for Early Childhood 3
CDEC 2315 Diverse Cultural/Multilingual Education 3


Semester 1
SPCH 1315 Public Speaking OR
SPCH 1318 Interpersonal Communication 3
XXXX #3## Math/Natural Science Elective 3
CDEC 1356 Emergent Literacy for Early Childhood 3
CDEC 2341 The School Age Child (Capstone) 3
Semester 2
Semester 3
Total Credits 48

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Program Duration

This program is designed to be completed in 60 weeks.

Program Cost

This program will cost $5,488* if completed within normal time. There may be additional costs for living expenses. These costs were accurate at the time of posting, but may have changed.
*Includes estimates for books, supplies, and equipment.


Fewer than 10 students completed this program within normal time. Typical debt total has been withheld to preserve the confidentiality of the students.

Licensure Info

The State of Texas does not have licensure requirements for this profession.


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Last updated June 2019.