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Child Development - Diploma

33 Credits
DIP 2506/DIP 3506
Degree Description

The Child Development program is designed to establish foundations in early childhood education, improve the quality of early childhood services, and increase professionalism in the field. Students will learn skills, such as; guidance techniques, health and safety, cultural sensitivity, curriculum planning, enhancing literacy, and interpersonal communication.

Admission Dates: Fall and Spring Semester

Offered on the Faribault and North Mankato Campuses
The course requirements listed below are specific to the 2018-2019 school year. If you need to view the program from previous years view our Catalog Archive.

Required Technical Courses (10 Courses)

Complete the following courses:
CDEV1210 Child Growth and Development (3 Credits)
CDEV1220 Health, Safety & Nutrition (3 Credits)
CDEV1230 Guiding Children's Behavior (3 Credits)
CDEV1240 Working with Diverse Families and Children (3 Credits)
CDEV1260 Observation and Assessment 1 (1 Credit)
CDEV1270 Learning Environment & Curriculum (3 Credits)
CDEV1310 Infant-Toddler Development and Learning Experiences (3 Credits)
CDEV1312 Preschool Development and Learning Experiences (3 Credits)
CDEV2210 Observation and Assessment 2 (2 Credits)
CDEV2510 Internship (3 Credits)

Required Liberal Arts & Sciences (6 Credits)

Students must complete 6 MnTC credits from courses in MnTC goal areas 1-10. Courses must be selected consultation with advisor/faculty.
PLEASE NOTE: All program plans are preliminary and curriculum may change without notice. Your catalog of record may have different requirements.