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The total credit hour requirement for the certificate is 17 hours, including:

A. Required Courses
PSY 205 Introductory to Psychology   4 hours
BIO 141 Nutrition through the Life Cycle   3 hours
BIO 201 Ecology and the Environment 4 hours
SW 200A Special Topics: Substance Abuse   2 hours
SW 200B Special Topics: Working with Children and Families   2 hours
CD/SW 268 Child Welfare Policies and Services   2 hours
*SW 299 Pre-professional Practicum   3-4 hours

*To be arranged with approval of the director of the child welfare certificate program.

B. Elective Courses
CD 213 Infant/Toddler: Care/Education   3 hours
CD 223 Young Child Guidance and Parent Advocacy   3 hours
CD 326 Administration of Developmental Centers   3 hours
PSY 240 Developmental Psychology   3 hours
CD 350 Play Theory and Aesthetics 3 hours
CD 420 The Exceptional Child in Early Childhood Education 3 hours
SOC 306 Ethnic and Racial Diversity   3 hours
SOC 311 Deviant Behavior   3 hours
SOC 345 Sociology of the Family   3 hours
SW 200C Special Topics: Working with Mental Illness   2 hours