Child Care Professional (APCCP)
Associate in Applied Science Degree
Completion of the Child Care Professional Associate in Applied Science degree qualifies students to be a director or lead teacher at a child care center in the State of Michigan. The program is the last level in a three-tier training program for adults who work with children under twelve in group settings.
Ferris State University, BS degree;
Madonna University, BS degree;
Siena Heights, BA degree;
University of Michigan-Dearborn, BGS degree.
Copies can be obtained from the Counseling Office, a program advisor, or from the Curriculum and Assessment Office Web site: www.wccnet.edu/curriculum/articulation/levelone/colleges.
Academic Reading and Writing Levels of 6 are required in the courses of this program.
Students who wish to enroll in child care practicum courses: CCP 132 or CCP 133 must be employed a minimum of 8 hours for 15 weeks for each credit of practicum. Permission is required to enroll in any CCP practicum course. Permission can be granted only after the student has submitted a Work Place Learning Agreement, Student Agreement and an Employer Agreement.
- Adv Tech/Public Serv Careers
- Public Services Careers Dept
- Sally Adler
Requirements(Items marked in orange are available online.)
|CCP 122||Essentials of Early Care and Education - I||4|
|CCP 132||Child Development Practicum I||1|
|CIS 100||Introduction to Computers and Software Applications||3|
|ENG 111||Composition I||4|
|HSC 131||CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer and First Aid||1|
|Elective(s)||Social and Behavioral Science**||3|
|CCP 101||Child Development *||3|
|CCP 123||Essentials of Early Care and Education - II||4|
|CCP 133||Child Development Practicum II||1|
|COM 101||Fundamentals of Speaking||3|
|CCP 113||Health, Safety and Nutrition for Child Care||3|
|CCP 210||Child Guidance and Classroom Management||3|
|CCP 251||Education of Exceptional Children||3|
|MTH 125||or||Everyday College Math|
|MTH 148||Functional Math for Elementary Teachers I||4|
|Elective(s)||Natural Sciences***||3 - 4|
|CCP 160||Foundations of Child Care and Early Education||3|
|CCP 200||Working with Families in a Diverse Society||3|
|CCP 209||Curriculum for Young Children||3|
|Total||12 - 13|
|Any 100-level or above course (suggested courses include CCP 211 or CCP 220)||2|
|CCP 218||Advanced Child Care Seminar||1|
|CCP 219||Advanced Child Care Practicum||2|
|ENG 240||or||Children's Literature|
|ENG 242||Multicultural Literature for Youth ****||3|
- Total Credits Required
- 60 - 61
*CCP 101 must be taken before or concurrently with any other CCP course.
**Students are encouraged to select PSY 100 or SOC 100 for their social science elective.
***The following courses are recommended for the Natural Science Elective: AST 111, BIO 101, GLG 100, GLG 104, or SCI 101
****Transfer students should consider a course from the EMU Diverse World Requirement List
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