School-Age Care

This curriculum prepares individuals to work with school-age children in diverse learning environments. The curriculum is specifically designed for students planning to work in public or private school-age care environments.

Coursework includes child growth/development; physical/nutritional needs of school-age children; care and guidance of school-age children; and communication skills with parents and children. Students will foster the cognitive/language, physical/motor, social/emotional, and creative development of school-age populations.

Graduates are prepared to plan and implement developmentally appropriate activities in school-age environments. Employment opportunities include school-age teaching or school-age administration positions in child care/development programs, group leaders, before and after school programs, recreational centers and other programs that work with school-age populations.

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

Award Available – See Course Requirements below.

  • School-Age Care Certificate (C55450)
Course Requirements for School-Age Care Certificate

Curriculum Code: C55450

For course descriptions, please refer to the current catalog.

Hours Per Week

Course ID Course Title Class Lab Credit
EDU 131 Child, Family, and Community 3 0 3
EDU 145 Child Development II 3 0 3
EDU 146 Child Guidance 3 0 3
EDU 158 Healthy Lifestyles-Youth 3 0 3
EDU 235 School-Age Dev and Program 3 0 3
EDU 263 School-Age Program Administration 2 0 2
17 0 17
Total Semester Hours: 17

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