Knowledge of human growth and development gives a student an advantage in any pursuit that includes working with others. Majors explore growth and development from multiple perspectives in this interdisciplinary degree. The coursework is designed to meet the needs of people planning to transfer for further studies in the interdisciplinary field of Child and Adolescent Development, and to transfer to a CSU into programs in Child Development, Human Development, Child and Adolsescent Development, Family and Consumer Sciences, and Liberal Studies (Child Development).
Career opportunities: child mental health worker, school counselor, family support worker, child development research assistant, youth group administrator, child advocate, elementary education, etc.
Early Childhood Education/Child Development (AS-T) Requirements
General Education - certified completion of one of the following:
- California State University General Education-Breadth pattern (CSU GE Breadth),
- Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC/CSU) pattern
Elective courses: If applicable, additional courses to meet the minimum 60 CSU transferable units requirement.
Please refer to Associate Degree for Transfer (ADT) Requirements for more information.