Florida Child Care Professional Certification (FCCPC): Students who want the Florida Child Care Professional Certificate must complete EEC 1000 , EEC 1319 , EEC 1001 and EEC 1601 and work or volunteer at least a total of 480 hours in a childcare facility during the semester the coursework is completed. Once EEC 1319 is complete, the program director will submit appropriate paperwork to the State for obtaining the FCCPC. Credit for the FCCPC will appear on the student’s DCF transcript.
Child Development Associate Credentials: Students who want the National CDA (Child Development Associate) Credential must complete EEC 1000 , EEC 1001 , EEC 1601 and EEC 1319 and then apply to the National Council for Early Childhood Recognition to complete the credentialing process. The Council’s number is 1-800-424-4310.
Child Care Management Director Credentials: Students who need to meet the Department of Children and Families requirement for the Foundation Level Director Credential must complete EEC 2002 . The courses that meet the DCF Advanced Level Director Credential requirement are EEC 2202 , EEC 2527 and EEC 2520 .
Articulated credit from a technical college/secondary school may be applicable. Contact Career and Technical Education for more information.
* A related certificate also is offered. See certificate listing.
Required Courses and recommended Sequence: The following is a recommended sequence of courses for completing this program. Developmental courses and prerequisite course requirements, credit load, and/or course availability may affect a student’s individual progress. Course availability within the program sequences is specifically intended for full-time students who begin their course work with the fall semester. Students should always consult their online degree planner for the catalog year that they entered the college, and contact their program manager to better understand typical course availability and individual program planning.
Please follow link to: http://www.scf.edu/Academics/degree-pathways.asp