ECE Courses for Community Care Licensing

Courses listed below are offered at CSU, Chico and are approved by Community Care Licensing to meet the 12-unit requirement for preschool teachers. It is ultimately up to Community Care Licensing to accept or reject any coursework:

  • 3 units Foundations of Child Development
  • 3 units Curriculum
  • 3 units Child, Family, and Community
  • 3 units Electives which deal with children
Requirements CSU, Chico Courses  
1. Child Development CHLD 250
CHLD 252
CHLD 362
PSYC 355
PSYC 456
2. Curriculum CHLD 282

ARTS 493
MUSC 326
KINE 302
3. Child, Family, and Community CHLD 255
CHLD 455

PSYC 151
PSYC 351
PHIL 323

4. Electives CHLD 251
CHLD 350
CHLD 353
CHLD 354
CHLD 357
CHLD 392
(or part of 6 mo. exper. req.)
CHLD 440
CHLD 492
CHLD 495
BIOL 318
HCSV 363
MUSC 327
KINE 303
PSYC 353
PSYC 457
SPED 343
Preschool Director : 12 core units as noted above
Total of 3 admin. units --- CHLD 551, CHLD 456,
or CHLD 462
Infant-Toddler Teacher : CHLD 350 as elective and 9 other ECE units
Infant Director : Nine core units as noted above
CHLD 350 as elective
CHLD 551 OR CHLD 456
School-age Teacher: 12 units focused on elementary age children
School-age Director: CHLD 551   OR   CHLD 456
6 units focused on elementary age children
6 units ECE

For more information contact the Officer of the Day at Community Care Licensing, (530) 895-5033, fax (530) 895-5934.