Bakersfield College

Child Development

Child Development Master Teacher: Special Education

Certificate of Achievement

The Certificate of Achievement for Child Development Master Teacher - Special Education may be earned by taking the 27 units of child development courses required for the Child Development Teacher Certificate of Achievement and the following courses.

To Achieve the Certificate of Achievement

Upon completion of the following courses with at least a ‘C’ grade in each course, the student will be awarded a Child Development Master Teacher - Special Education Certificate of Achievement.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:

  • articulate 12 units with California State University, Bakersfield.
  • acquire a Master Teacher permit from the Commission on Teacher Credentialing.
  • meet all requirements for the Associate in Science degree in the major.
  • receive a job as a master teacher in a publicly funded or private child development program.
  • have a pediatric CPR and First Aid certification.

Total Units: 35


Required Courses

Course # Name Units
CHDV B33 Survey of Special Education 3.0
CHDV B52 Care of Infants and Toddlers with Disabilities 3.0
CHDV B53A Early Childhood Education: Adult Supervision 2.0
CHDV B21 Child Growth and Development: Birth Through Adolescence 3.0
CHDV B22 Observation and Assessment: Birth Through Adolescence 3.0
CHDV B32 Teaching in a Diverse Society 3.0
CHDV B36 Developmentally Appropriate Curriculum 3.0
CHDV B40 Creative Art, Movement, and Music Activities for Young Children 3.0
CHDV B42 Child, Family and Community 3.0
CHDV B49 Child Health, Safety and Nutrition 3.0
CHDV B20 Principles and Practices 3.0
CHDV B41 Supervised Field Experience in Early Childhood Education 3.0
Kern Community College District