Bakersfield College

Child Development Associate Teacher

Job Skills Certificate

This course work meets the requirements for the Child Development Associate Teacher Permit. This course work also meets the Child Development requirements for a fully qualified teacher in a licensed Preschool Child Development Center or School-Age Center.

To Achieve the Job Skills Certificate
Upon completion of the following courses with at least a ‘C’ grade in each course, the student will be awarded a Child Development Associate Teacher Job Skills Certificate.

To Transfer Coursework
A minimum of 12 semester units in the major with a grade of ‘C’ or better while maintaining a minimum grade point average of at least 2.0 in all California State University transferable coursework.

Program Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion, the student will:

  • be able to articulate 12 units with California State University, Bakersfield.
  • be employable as an associate teacher in a publicly funded or private child development program.
  • will have pediatric CPR and First Aid certification.

Total Units: 12


Required Courses

Course Number Course Title Units
CHDV B20 Principles and Practices 3.0
CHDV B36 Developmentally Appropriate Curriculum 3.0
CHDV B42 Child, Family and Community 3.0
CHDV B49 Child Health, Safety and Nutrition 3.0

* The courses and unit values on this page are representative of the typical values and courses required by this program. They are taken from the most current catalog, and therefore may not be accurate for the degree or certificate requirements for some students, depending on your year of catalog rights. Please refer to your appropriate catalog or see a counselor for accurate degree requirements.


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