Early Intervention and Inclusion Certificate

The Early Intervention and Inclusion Certificate prepares students to be trained educators who work with infants to children 8 years of age and who are faced with developmental delays and/or physical disabilities. Early intervention provides assistance at the first warning signs of educational difficulty to prevent further impediment. Students who complete the certificate may consider completing the remaining general education coursework in order to achieve the Associate of Science Degree in Early Intervention and Inclusion.  

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Plan of Study Grid
Fall Semester 1Units
CDE-110 Child Development 3
CDE-101 Principles of Early Childhood Education 3
CDE-125 Child, Family and Community 3
CDE-103 Appropriate Curricula for Young Children 3
ENGL-101 College Composition (formerly Freshman Composition) 4
 Units16
Spring Semester 1
CDE-540 Children and Youth With Exceptional Needs (formerly CDE-140) 3
CDE-131 Children's Literature 3
CDE-147 Observation and Assessment in Early Childhood Education 3
CDE-119 Infant and Toddler Growth and Development 3
MATH-115 Ideas of Mathematics 3
 Units15
Fall Semester 2
CDE-544 Curriculum and Strategies for Children With Special Needs (formerly CDE-144 Supervised Field Experience/Internship in Early Intervention and Inclusion) 3
CDE-143 Supporting Children Who Have Challenging Behaviors 3
BIOL-115 Introductory Topics in Biology: Cells to Ecosystems (formerly Topics in Biology) 4
HIST-112 U.S. History Since 1865 3
 Units13
 Total Units44
Course Title Credits
Required Courses
CDE-101Principles of Early Childhood Education 13
CDE-103Appropriate Curricula for Young Children 1,23
CDE-110Child Development 13
or CDE-110H Honors Child Development
CDE-119Infant and Toddler Growth and Development3
CDE-125Child, Family and Community 13
or CDE-125H Honors Child, Family and Community
CDE-540Children and Youth With Exceptional Needs (formerly CDE-140)3
CDE-143Supporting Children Who Have Challenging Behaviors 23
CDE-544Curriculum and Strategies for Children With Special Needs (formerly CDE-144 Supervised Field Experience/Internship in Early Intervention and Inclusion)3
CDE-147Observation and Assessment in Early Childhood Education 23
Subtotal27
General Education Courses
Students must complete one or more courses from each of the following areas: 16
1) Humanities
2) Social Sciences
3) Science and/or Mathematics (96 or above)
4) ENGL-101 or above
Subtotal16
Total Units43

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Gainful Employment Disclosures: Early Intervention and Inclusion

Gainful Employment Disclosures – 2022 

Program Name EARLY INTERVENTION AND INCLUSION 

This program is designed to be completed in 16 months.  

This program will cost $1,978 if completed within normal time.  There may be additional costs for living expenses. These costs were accurate at the time of posting, but may have changed.   

Of the students who completed this program within normal time, the typical graduate leaves with $ 0 of debt.   

The following States do not have licensure requirements for this profession: California 

For more information about graduation rates, loan repayment rates, and post-enrollment earnings about this institution and other postsecondary institutions please click here: https://collegescorecard.ed.gov/ 

NOTE:  

Cost per unit $46 

Parking Permits cost $68 a year or $34 a semester  

RTA Go Pass cost $12 a year or $6 a semester  

SGA discount sticker (optional) - $14 a year or $7 a semester  

Student representation fee (optional) - $4 a year or $2 a semester  

Help a Student Fund (optional) - $4 a year or $2 a semester  

Student Health Center Fee - $44 a year or $22 a semester 

*For summer session fees and non-CA resident tuition, please see: https://www.msjc.edu/StudentServices/EnrollmentServices/Pages/What-Fees-do-I-have-to-pay.aspx