Child and Adolescent Development - Associate in Arts for Transfer
The Child and Adolescent Development Associate Degree for Transfer allows students to transfer to a CSU campus to finish a bachelor’s degree in Child and Adolescent Development/Human Development/Family Studies. This interdisciplinary degree allows students to specialize in a variety of emphases: Child Development, Social and Community Specialties, Elementary Education, Advocacy, or Family and Children’s Services. A bachelor’s degree in Child and Adolescents may lead to careers working with children and families in hospitals, foster care, juvenile and family courts, social services agencies, schools or public and private service-oriented programs
The Associate in Arts in Child and Adolescent Development for Transfer degree will be awarded upon completion of coursework totaling 60 California State University (CSU) transferable units including the major requirements and the Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) or California State University General Education (CSU GE) requirements with a minimum grade point average of 2.0. All courses in the major must be completed with a grade of "C" or better.
To be awarded the Associate in Arts in Child and Adolescent Development for Transfer degree, students must:
(1) Complete 60 semester units or 90 quarter units which are eligible for transfer to the California State University (CSU) system, including both of the following:
(A) The Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) or the California State University General Education – Breadth Requirements.
(B) A minimum of 18 semester units or 27 quarter units in a major or area of emphasis, as determined by the community college district.
(2) Obtain a minimum grade point average of 2.0.
Associate Degrees for Transfer (ADTs) also require that students must earn a “C” or better in all courses required for the major or area of emphasis.
Program Learning Outcomes
- Describe the four major domains of development - physical, cognitive, social and emotional and identify the major developmental milestones in each from birth through adolescence.
- Describe and evaluate the effects of various social contexts such as historical time, socioeconomic status and culture on the course of child and adolescent development
- Analyze how knowledge and theories of child and adolescent development are applied in education and other settings
|FCS 070||Child Development||3|
|PSYCH 010||General Psychology||3|
|MATH 063||Elementary Statistics||3|
|Select three courses:|
|ANTH 063||Introduction to Social and Cultural Anthropology||3|
|SOC 010||Introduction to Sociology||3|
|ETH 027||Introduction to Race & Ethnicity in American History||3|
|ECE 107||Child, Family and Community||3|
|BIOL 020||Human Biology||4|
|BIOL 021||General Biology||4|
|PSYCH 092||Developmental Psychology||3|
|EDUC 010||Introduction to Education in a Multicultural Society||3|
|Transferable Elective Units:||17-20|
|CSU GE Breadth||39|
|Total Units for Degree:||60|