2020-2021 Catalog

Infant/Toddler Child Care Specialist (IC31) Certificate

Campus Availability and Advisement:

Program offered on the Catoosa, Floyd, Gordon, Polk, Walker, and Whitfield Murray campuses. Contact either LaVerne PruittTracy Wimberley, or Jennifer Dixon for advisement on any campus.

Program Description:

The Early Childhood Care and Education Infant/Toddler Child Care Specialist TCC program is a sequence of five courses designed to prepare students with the basics needed for working with infants and toddlers. the program provides an intense look at understanding and learning activities and proper care needed for infants and toddlers. Graduates have qualifications to be employed in early care and education settings including child care centers, Head Start, and Georgia Pre-K programs.

Entrance Requirements:

Age: Minimum of 18 years of age

Education Requirement: High School diploma or GED® is not required to enter or graduate from the program.

Additional Requirement: Must attain program ready status on the ACCUPLACER or COMPASS assessment before this TCC can be awarded.

Required Courses (15 Credit Hours)

ECCE 1101Introduction to Early Childhood Care and Education


ECCE 1103Child Growth and Development


ECCE 1105Health, Safety and Nutrition


ECCE 2330Infant/Toddler Development


ECCE 2332Infant/Toddler Group Care and Curriculum


Total Credit Hours: 15 Minimum Credit Hours for Graduation