2016-2017 Semester Catalog

Family Child Care Specialist (FC21) Certificate

Campus Availability and Advisement:

  • Catoosa County Campus   Advisor: Tracy Wimberley
  • Floyd County Campus   Advisor: Laverne Pruitt
  • Polk County Campus   Advisor: Laverne Pruitt
  • Walker County Campus Advisor: Susan Kendrick  
  • Whitfield Murray Campus Advisor: Susan Kendrick
  • Program Description:

    The Early Childhood Care and Education Family Child Care Specialist TCC program is a sequence of four 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 have qualifications to offer child care in his/her home or 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

    Required Courses (15 Credit Hours)

    ECCE 1101Introduction to Early Childhood Care and Education


    ECCE 1103Child Growth and Development


    ECCE 1105Health, Safety and Nutrition


    ECCE 2340Family Child Care Program Management


    ECCE 2342Family Child Care Business Management


    Total Credit Hours: 15 Minimum Credit Hours Required for Graduation