Family Child Care Practitioner

Certificate Program
FC11

Program Description
The family child care practitioner certificate is a sequence of six courses designed to prepare students for in-home family child care. The program emphasizes a combination of early childhood care and education theory and practical application as well as management and regulations for in-home family child care. Graduates of this certificate will have qualifications to offer quality child care in their homes or to be employed in early child and education settings including child care centers, Head Start, and Georgia Pre-K programs. (Program Length: 2 Semester Minimum)

Employment Opportunities
This certificate enables the graduate to meet the requirements to open and operate an In-Home Child Care Program. Graduates of this certificate will have qualifications to offer quality child care in their homes or to be employed in early child and education settings including child care centers.

1st SEMESTER
9 Hours

ECCE 1103 Child Growth and Development

ECCE 2340 Family Child Care Program Mgt.

ECCE 1101 Intro to Early Childhood Care & Ed

2nd SEMESTER
9 Hours

ECCE 2342 Family Child Care Business Mgt.

ECCE 1112 Curriculum and Assessment

ECCE 1105 Health, Safety and Nutrition



18 TOTAL CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION