CHD-205: Infant/Toddler Care and Development (2020-2021)

Catalog Info

Title when registering
Infant/Toddler Care and Develo
Credit Hours
Contact Hours Per Week
3 (for 15-week classes)
Course Description

Explores the physical, social, cognitive and emotional environments necessary for quality care of infants and toddlers. Child Development Associate (CDA) functional areas taught in this course are as follows: safety, health, learning environment, infant development, and observing children’s behavior as they pertain to infants and toddlers. This course addresses the intellectual development of children when their basic needs are met and when they are educated and cared for in quality settings that support their emotional well-being. This course can be used to satisfy part of the 120 clock hours of instruction required by the CDA Council.

CHD-215; Note: CHD-205 and CHD-215 cannot be taken in the same semester as CHD-231 and CHD-234

Credit for Prior College-Level Learning

Options for Credit for Prior College-Level Learning
Portfolio Review
Portfolio Review Details

Portfolios must be well organized into sections and are to include up-to-date material and information on infant and toddler growth and development, positive care-giving, and working with diverse families. Each section of the portfolio is to include:

  1. Activities that focus on developmental areas (Physical, Social-Emotional, Language/Communication, and Cognitive).
  2. Age appropriate finger plays and songs for infants and toddlers.
  3. Age appropriate book list for children birth-3 years.

The Children and Families Program Director will evaluate submitted portfolios and determine satisfactory submissions based on the evaluation rubric. Evaluation rubric and student checklist located in the Department Office.

Requirements are subject to change. The information represented here is effective starting Fall 2019 and applies to the current catalog year. If you were admitted prior to this year, please check your requirements under the My Progress section of HFC Self Service.