Program Overview

The Education and Human Development program is designed to meet the needs of people planning for a career working with children from birth through school-age. Students earning the Youth and After School Certificate will focus on school age children in diverse settings including, but not limited to, recreation and health and academic enrichment. The program emphasizes current research and practical application involving issues related to youth learning and development.


Major: Core and Selective Requirements
Complete Core Courses, 21 units Units
ECE. 201 Child Development 3 units
ECE. 212 Child, Family, and Community 3 units
ECE. 213 The School Age Child 3 units
ECE. 260 Children with Special Needs 3 units
EDUC 200 Introduction to Classroom Teaching 3 units
EDUC 265 Positive Behavior Support in Inclusive Settings 3 units
KINE 101 Introduction to Kinesiology 3 units
Selective Courses, choose a minimum of 6 units from the following:
List A - Recreation and Health, complete 3 units from the following: Units
ECE. 313 Health, Safety and Nutrition 3 units
KINE 105 Stress Management 3 units
KINE 109 Lifetime Fitness and Nutrition 3 units
List B - School Age Academic Enrichment, complete 3 units from the following: Units
ECE. 191 Children's Literature 3 units
ECE. 244 Curriculum and Strategies for PreK-Kindergarten 3 units
ECE. 247 Foundations for School Success 3 units
ECE. 275 Children's Language and Literacy Development 3 units
Total Required Units: 27