Guided Pathways

Guided Pathways

Child Development, AS - (S1315)

Program: S1315
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Suggested Sequence of CourseworkIndicates Courses Offered Online
Fall Semester (Year 1)
Course Prefix Title Units
CHLD 5 Prin & Prac - CD Programs 3.0
CHLD 6 Intro to Child Dev Curriculum 3.0
CHLD 11 Child & Adolescent Development 3.0
ENGL 1A Freshman Composition 4.0
Total:   13.0
Winter Semester (Year 1)
Course Prefix Title Units
CHLD 64 Health, Safety & Nutrition 3.0
Total:   3.0
Spring Semester (Year 1)
Course Prefix Title Units
CHLD 84 Guidan & Discip in CD Settings 3.0
AA/S MATH Meet AA/AS Math Comptcy Req 5.0
CHLD 1 Child, Family, Community 3.0
CHLD 66 Early Child Observe & Assess 3.0
CHLD 66L (and) Early Child Obser & Assess Lab
Total:   14.0
CHLD 61 & 63 in Spr & CHLD 62/66, 66L Fall 2023. Certificate: Child Development, L1 M0663 If CHLD 66/66L is not taken Spring, must enroll in Immunizations Req'd: CHLD 66, 67, 69, 91, 86, 87 Submit certificate petition to A&R via portal #45 visit:
Summer Semester (Year 1)
Course Prefix Title Units
AA/S ELECT Degree Appl Course (Elective) 3.0
AA/S ELECT Degree Appl Course (Elective) 3.0
Total:   6.0
Fall Semester (Year 2)
Course Prefix Title Units
SPCH 1A Public Speaking 4.0
AA/S HUM Area C-2 Humanities Course 4.0
AA/S KINES Phys Ed (KIN) Activity Course 0.5
CHLD 67 Early Chld Education Practicum 3.0
CHLD 67L (and) ECE Practicum Laboratory
CHLD 86 (or) Infant Toddler Practicum  
CHLD 87 (and) Infant Toddler Field Work Exp
Total:   11.5
Winter Semester (Year 2)
Course Prefix Title Units
AA/S ARTS Area C-1 Arts Course 3.0
Total:   3.0
Spring Semester (Year 2)
Course Prefix Title Units
CHLD 68 Intro Child With Special Needs 3.0
CHLD 69 ECD Field Work Seminar 2.0
CHLD 91 Early Childhood Dev Field Work 1.0
AA/S USHIS Area D-1 Hist/Pol Sc Course 3.0
AA/S SCNCE Area B-1 or B-2 Science Course 3.0
Total:   12.0
Child Development, AS S1315 Submit petition to Admissions & Records
Program Notes

Child Development electives CHLD 50, 51, 62 or 72 are included to reach 60 degree applicable units to meet the AS degree requirement.

Beginning Fall 2022 the following courses will be scheduled:

    CHLD 62 & CHLD 72, & CHLD 80, & CHLD 87
    CHLD 61 & CHLD 63, CHLD 79, & CHLD 85

Degree requirements include reading competency. This requirement is met by attaining eligibility for READ 100 or by completing READ 90.  Complete the online Assessment Questionnaire (AQ) at   

Spring 2023: Chld 66/66L (if not enrolled due to capacity); alternative schedule is to take CHLD 61 & 63 in Spring 2023 and corequisite CHLD 62 with CHLD 66/66L in the Fall.
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