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Child Development (AA) Child Development Total Units: 25
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Term Effective: Fall 2002


This major will prepare students for careers in Child Care and Preschool Education. It parallels the academic requirements of the Children's Center Teacher Permit.

Program Requirements:

The requirements for the Child Development (AA) program are:

  • Complete 25 units from
    • Child Development Major Core Requirements

Child Development Major Core Requirements - complete 25.00 units
Complete any combination totaling at least 1.00 units from the following:
LIR 10Introduction to Information Literacy1.00
LIR 50Research Skills for Papers, Reports & Essays1.00
CHLD 10Developmental Stages of Childhood3.00
CHLD 51Introduction to Early Childhood Education3.00
CHLD 90.1Child, Family, Community Interrelationships3.00
CHLD 90.4Introduction to Curriculum3.00
CHLD 60Early Childhood Methods I3.00
CHLD 60.2Intermediate Early Childhood Practicum3.00-5.00
CHLD 68Issues in Diversity3.00
Complete any combination totaling at least 3.00 units from the following:
Any CHLD course 1-299

Term Effective: Fall 2002

The requirements for this program of study are effective beginning the semester shown above. If you began working on this program before the effective semester, you may not be affected by the changes. Consult with the program contact person or the department chair to determine your eligibility to complete the program under previous requirements.

Term Inactive: Spring 2004

Associate Degree Requirements:

The major is one of several requirements students need to fulfill in order to be awarded the Associate Degree, the highest level of academic achievement recognized by Santa Rosa Junior College. Please note that all of the following requirements must be met in order for the degree to be conferred:

For all students admitted for the Fall 2009 term or any term thereafter, a grade of "C" or better, or "P" if the course is taken on a pass/no pass basis, is required for each course applied toward the major.

Course Prerequisites and Advisories:

Courses in a program of study may have prerequisites or advisories; that is, courses that must or should be completed before taking that course. Please check for prerequisites or advisories by clicking on the course numbers in the Program Requirements section.

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