Child Care Worker Certificate - Level 1

Level I Certificate Academic Suggested Course Schedule

First Year

First Semester Courses*
TECA 1311 or CDEC 1311 Educating Young Children 3
TECA 1354 or CDEC 1354 Child Growth and Development 3
CDEC 1313 Curriculum Resources for Early Childhood Programs 3
CDEC 1319 Child Guidance 3
CDEC 1321 The Infant and Toddler 3
Second Semester Courses*
CDEC 1323 Observation and Assessment 3
TECA 1303 or CDEC 1303 Families, School, and Community 3
CDEC 1356 Emergent Literacy for Early Childhood 3
CDEC 2366 or CDEC 2367 Practicum (or Field Experience) - Child Care Provider/Assistant 3
Child Care Worker - Certificate 27 Credits
27 Credits
* Recommended sequence of courses. Students have flexibility in the actual scheduling of courses and decisions about number of hours per semester.

Not all courses are offered every semester. Please see Amy Jones, Program Coordinator for advising at


  • For information about the Child Development program or courses, contact:
  • Child Development: 979-209-7374
  • For information about Blinn Online, contact: 979-209-7298