CHD-206: Introduction to Preschool Development and Care

Catalog Info

Title when registering
Intro Preschool Devel and Care
Credit Hours
Contact Hours Per Week
3 (for 15-week classes)
Previous or concurrent enrollment in CHD-203 and CHD-211.
Course Description

Examines the theories and principles of developmentally appropriate practice in early childhood preschool programs and environments. Explores age appropriate programming which promotes physical, cognitive, language, literacy, and creative development in preschool-age early education and care settings. Emphasis is on active involvement of children in concrete experiences. Environments, equipment, routines, and child guidance techniques developmentally appropriate for children ages 3 - 5 are discussed.

Students seeking the Preschool Child Development Associate (CDA) Certification may use this course as a part of the required 120 in class clock hours of instruction.

Suggested sequence of courses for the Preschool CDA: CHD-201, CHD-202 and CHD-206.

Office Contact
School of Health and Human Services: 313-845-9877,, Health Careers Education Ctr, Room: G-132
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.