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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
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
SED 250                 Education of the Exceptional Learner   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