This certificate enables the holder to care for and assist in the development and the instruction of children in a child development program while under supervision. Students select two classes out of EAR 20, 24, 28, and 42 to meet the requirements for this certificate.

Certificate Program

Program Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this program, students should be able to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the theoretical perspective¬†in human development and education.
  • Appraise the role of the child as an active learner.
  • Integrate child growth and development into practical and¬†meaningful applications.


Required courses for ECE Assistant Teacher (6 Units)
Required Courses Title Units
Complete two courses from list below:
EAR-20 Child Growth and Development 3
EAR-24 Introduction to Curriculum 3
EAR-28 Principles and Practices of Teaching Young Children 3
EAR-42 Child, Family and Community 3