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2013-2014 General Catalog
South Plains College
  Feb 25, 2018
2013-2014 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Child Development, Family Advocate Certificate (Major Code 5223C)

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Offered at the SPC Reese Center

The Family Advocate Certificate program is designed to prepare individuals interested in working with families and children in a service capacity, individuals interested in working in the field of Human Services, individuals interested in becoming Family Support Workers in Head Start Programs, and to assist those currently holding such positions.  The curriculum emphasizes knowledge of child development birth through adolescence, early childhood education and social work knowledge and skills through the Applied Rehabilitation Psychology program.  Upon successful completion of the following curriculum, which includes a Capstone Experience during the final semester of the program, the student qualifies to receive a Certificate of Proficiency. 

Students must be in compliance with TSI for reading, writing and mathematics.

Program advisor is Johnanne Reynolds, program coordinator and assistant professor of child development.

Certificate of Proficiency

Total Semester Hours: 16

Total Semester Hours: 17

Total Semester Hours: 14


*Although not a requirement, students are strongly encouraged to take HUDV 1100 during the first semester of enrollment.
**CTE related course that may be articulated with high school.
***Electives: CDEC 1317, 1321, 1323, 1341, 1343, 2315, 2322, 2324, 2326, 2328, BCIS 1405/ITSC 1401, ENGL 1302, 2322, 2326, 2332, 2333, GOVT 2305, 2306, HIST 1301, 1302, 2301, HRPO 1311, PSYT 2303, 2331, SPCH 1321, SPAN 1300, 1301, 1502, 2311, 2312.

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