Child and Adolescent Development

 

Student Transfer Achievement Reform (STAR) Act (SB1440)

Associate in Arts
Transfer Preparation* (Major Code: 01751)

Prepares students to transfer to colleges and universities offering a bachelor's degree in family sciences or child development for advanced careers with children and families.  Students will acquire a cross-cultural understanding of the development of the child and families and the social and economic roles of diverse individuals, families, and communities.  Also prepares students for careers in early childhood.

Program Student Learning Outcome Statement

  • Students will be able to apply major concepts of child development and family theory to work in programs aimed at supporting children and families.

The following is required for all AA-T or AS-T degrees:

  • Completion of minimum 60 semester or 90 quarter units of degree applicable courses.
  • Minimum overall grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.0 in all CSU transferable coursework.
  • Minimum grade of “C” (or “Pass”) for each course in the major.
  • Completion of the California State University General Education (CSU GE) Breadth pattern or the Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) pattern.  For more information, refer to the catalog section, “Certificate of Achievement” under Graduation, Certificates, and Degree Requirements.
Required Core9-10
PRINCIPLES OF CHILD DEVELOPMENT
GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY
ELEMENTARY STATISTICS
STATISTICS FOR THE BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES
STATISTICS FOR THE BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES
LIST A
Select three9
CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY
INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY
RACE AND ETHNICITY
SOCIOLOGY OF THE FAMILY
DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY
PRINCIPLES OF BIOLOGY
Select two maximum 4-6
PRINCIPLES OF FAMILY DEVELOPMENT
PRINCIPLES OF CHILD DEVELOPMENT LABORAT ORY
NUTRITION, HEALTH, AND SAFETY FOR CHILDREN
CURRICULUM PLANNING FOR CHILD DEVELOPMENT
CHILD, FAMILY, AND COMMUNITY
Total Units22-25