The program below is undergoing modification and the modification will be placed into an addendum upon Chancellor’s Office approval - see your counselor for further information and visit the college website under www.swccd.edu/catalog link for the latest addenda updates.
Associate in Arts
Transfer Preparation* (Major Code: 01750)
Prepares students to work as preschool teachers or directors or to transfer to other colleges and universities offering a bachelor’s degree in child development for more advanced careers with children.
Students will acquire the ability to understand the cognitive development of the child from pre-birth through adolescence, as well as his/her emotional, social, physical and educational needs, and to develop skills to work with the young child.
Program Student Learning Outcome Statement
- Students will be able to apply major concepts of child development and demonstrate the skills necessary to guide young children in a classroom setting.
|CD 170||PRINCIPLES OF CHILD DEVELOPMENT||3|
|CD 170L||PRINCIPLES OF CHILD DEVELOPMENT LABORAT ORY||1|
|CD 180||OBSERVATION AND GUIDANCE FOR CHILD DEVELOPMENT||3|
|CD 181||CURRICULUM PLANNING FOR CHILD DEVELOPMENT||3|
|CD 184||OBSERVATION AND DOCUMENTATION||3|
|CD 282A||CHILD DEVELOPMENT FIELD PRACTICUM||3|
|CD 284||CHILD, FAMILY, AND COMMUNITY||3|
|CD 135||PRINCIPLES OF FAMILY DEVELOPMENT||3|
|SOC 101||INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY||3|
|or PSYC 101||GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY|
|SOC 270||STATISTICS FOR THE BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES||3|
|or PSYC 270||STATISTICS FOR THE BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES|
|CD 175||NUTRITION, HEALTH, AND SAFETY FOR CHILDREN||3|
|CD 177||ALTERNATIVES TO VIOLENCE||3|
Students planning to transfer to a four-year college or university should complete courses specific to the transfer institution of choice. University requirements vary from institution to institution and are subject to change. Therefore, it is important to verify transfer major preparation and general education requirements through consultation with a counselor in either the Counseling Center or Transfer Center. See catalog Transfer Courses Information section for further information.
To earn an associate degree, additional general education and graduation requirements must be completed.