Associate Teacher (Certificate of Achievement)
This certificate prepares students to provide instruction to children and supervise Assistant Teachers. Child Development courses must be completed with a grade of "C" or better.
|Courses Required for the Major:|
|3||CHIL 101 Human Growth and Development|
|3||CHIL 141 The Child, Family and Community|
|3||CHIL 180 Nutrition, Health and Safety for Children|
|Select two courses from:|
|3||CHIL 111 Curriculum: Music/Motor Skills|
|3||CHIL 121 Curriculum: Art|
|3||CHIL 131 Curriculum: Language/Science|
|Select three or more units from:|
|2||CHIL 160 Observing and Understanding Children|
|2||CHIL 161 Observations and Issues in Child Development|
|1 - 4||CHIL 270 Work Experience|
|1||CHIL 291A Child Development Center Practicum|
|1||CHIL 291B Child Development Center Practicum|
|1||CHIL 291C Child Development Center Practicum|
|1||CHIL 291D Child Development Center Practicum|
|18-19||= Total Units|
Academic Requirements (Certificate of Achievement).
Students planning to transfer to a four-year college or university should complete courses required for the university major and the general education pattern required by that transfer institution. See the Mesa College catalog TRANSFER INFORMATION section. Additional courses may be required to meet university lower-division requirements.
Course requirements at the transfer institution are subject to change and may be verified by a counselor or by consulting the current university catalog. Many Baccalaureate in Arts degrees require third semester competency in a foriegn language. Consult the current catalog of the transfer institution and consult with a counselor.