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 infants and toddlers.

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 families 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 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 Infants, Toddlers, Twos 3 0 3
EDU 234A Infants, Toddlers, Twos Lab 0 2 1
16 2 17
Total Semester Hours: 17


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