Infant/Toddler Care

The curriculum prepares individuals to work with children from infancy to three years of age in diverse learning environments. Students will combine learned theories, competency-based knowledge, and practice in actual settings with young children under the supervision of qualified teachers.

Coursework includes infant/toddler growth and development; physical/nutritional needs of infants and toddlers; safety issues in the care of infants and toddlers; care and guidance; communication skills with parents and children; design and implementation of appropriate curriculum; and other related topics.

Graduates should be prepared to plan and implement developmentally appropriate infant/toddler programs in early childhood settings. Employment opportunities include child development and child care programs, preschools, public and private schools, recreational centers, Early Head Start Programs, and other infant/toddler programs.

Coastal Carolina Community College offers a Certificate. The appropriate coursework is listed below.

Award Available – See Course Requirements below.

  • Infant/Toddler Care Certificate (C55290)
Course Requirements for Infant/Toddler Care Certificate

Curriculum Code: C55290

For course descriptions, please refer to the current catalog.

Hours Per Week
Course ID Course Title Class Lab Credit
EDU 119 Intro to Early Child Education 4 0 4
EDU 131 Child, Family, and Community 3 0 3
EDU 144 Child Development I 3 0 3
EDU 153 Health, Safety, and Nutrition 3 0 3
EDU 234/A Infants, Toddlers, Twos/Lab 3 2 4
16 2 17
Total Semester Hours: 17


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