Students interested in meeting the educational component ONLY of the nationally recognized CDA credential and receive college course credit may take the following three sequential child development courses. These courses satisfy the functional areas of study identified by the Council.
|CHD 100||Introduction to Early Care and Education of Children||3|
|CHD 204||Materials and Methods for Teaching Children||3|
|or||*CHD 209 Infant and Toddler Programs (Infant-Toddler credential ONLY)|
|CHD 206||Children’s Health and Safety *||3|
- Additional CDA credential requirements are the responsibility of the student.
- Credential and credentialing fees are administered by the Council for Early Childhood Professional Recognition, not by Jefferson State.
- The CDA credential and/or the JSCC Child Development certificate are the current minimum requirements for Assistant Teachers in the expanding Alabama PreK.