This program is intended for those professionals and supervisors in the field of child development who wish to increase their understanding of the physical, intellectual, social and emotional development of children. It emphasizes the study of children and the theories and issues concerned with growth and development in early childhood. This degree will enable a student to qualify to teach in a California community college. Each course in the program is offered both on campus in face-to-face format and online. Courses in both delivery modes are identical in content and rigor and are offered on the semester schedule. Students enrolled in the program have the option of taking face-to-face courses, online courses, or a combination of the two.
Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges; approved by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing