Child Development offers programs for career and transfer students. Certificates of Performance, Certificates of Achievement and Associate Degree programs are available to students interested in a range of child development oportunities and in meeting the requirements for the State of California Child Development Permits and the California State Department of Social Services, Title 22, Community Care Licensing.
The Child Development program offers course work, training and supervised practicum experiences to meet state licensing requirements for working in centers, schools, child care homes and service related agencies. The skills and knowledge gained in beginning courses provide the framework and foundation for more specialized courses.
Student Learning Outcomes
Students who complete the Child Development Program will be able to:
- Apply human development and growth theories and principles to early childhood settings.
- Communicate effectively with children, families, staff and the community.
- Plan and implement developmentally appropriate curriculum for children.