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Child Development

CHILD DEVELOPMENT

ASSOCIATE OF SCIENCE DEGREE
BEHAVIORAL & SOCIAL SCIENCES DIVISION

The following curriculum meets the requirements for an Associate in Science Degree. Students planning to continue towards a Bachelor’s Degree in Child Development, Home Economics or Elementary Education should consult the college or university to which they intend to transfer for specific requirements. All courses listed in Child Development electives regardless of the catalog year or year taken, may be used as Child Development electives for the Associate Degree under any catalog year.

Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  • Student will explain and demonstrate the principles of developmentally appropriate practice while planning for and interacting with children in the early childhood classroom.

To acquire the Associate of Science Degree in Child Development, it is necessary to complete the graduation requirements of the college along with the following:

Major Advising Sheet: Child Development 18-19

NOTE: Students interested in transferring as Child Development majors should consult with a counselor for appropriate general education & major preparation counseling.

The State of California Commission on Teacher Credentialing has several Child Development Permits available to students completing Child Development courses. See www.ctc.ca.gov/credentials/CREDS/child-dev-permits.html for details.