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Degrees & Certificates

 

CHILD DEVELOPMENT

Associate of Arts

(Program: 130501 State Code: 10783)

Program Student Learning Outcomes:
  1. Integrate understanding of the needs, the characteristics and multiple influences on all areas of development of children birth to age eight that support optimal development.
  2. Promote partnerships between programs, teachers, families and communities, applying ethical standards and culturally sensitive professional behavior.
  3. Design, implement, and evaluate developmentally appropriate environments, curriculum and teacher/child interactions, applying the skills of observation and assessment.
MAJOR + ELECTIVES: 12 COURSES | 36 UNITS | AA

 

EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION
Associate of Science (AS-T)

(Program: 130500 State Code: 31030)

To earn the Associate Degree for Transfer, students must meet the following requirements:

A. Completion of 60 semester units that are eligible for transfer to the California State University by completing the following:

  • The Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) or the California State University General Education-Breadth Requirements; and
  • A minimum of 18 semester units in a major or area of emphasis, as approved by the CCC Chancellor's Office.

B. Obtainment of a minimum grade point average of 2.0 or higher. Students completing this degree will have satisfied the lower division major preparation and transfer requirements for priority admission consideration to a local CSU campus.

Program Student Learning Outcomes:
  1. Integrate understanding of the needs, the characteristics and multiple influences on all areas of development of children to age eight that support optimal development.
  2. Promote partnerships between programs, teachers, family, and communities, applying ethical standards and culturally sensitive professional behavior.
  3. Design, implement, and evaluate developmentally appropriate environments, curriculum and teacher/child interactions, applying the skills of observation and assessment.
MAJOR: 8 COURSES | 25 UNITS | AS-T

 

ASSOCIATE TEACHER - CERTIFICATE 1
Certificate of Achievement

(Program: 130502 State Code: 08236)

Program Student Learning Outcomes:
  1. Integrate an understanding of the needs, the characteristics, and the multiple influences that support optimal development in all areas of development for children from birth to age eight.
  2. Promote partnerships between programs, teachers, families and communities, applying ethical standards and culturally sensitive professional behavior.
  3. Design, implement, and evaluate developmentally appropriate environments, curriculum and teacher/child interactions, while applying the skills of observation and assessment.

 

CHILD DEVELOPMENT TEACHER - CERTIFICATE 2
Certificate of Achievement

(Program: 130500 State Code: 08237)

Program Student Learning Outcomes:
  1. Integrate an understanding of the needs, the characteristics, and the multiple influences that support optimal development in all areas of development for children from birth to age eight.
  2. Promote partnerships between programs, teachers, families and communities, applying ethical standards and culturally sensitive professional behavior.
  3. Design, implement, and evaluate developmentally appropriate environments, curriculum and teacher/child interactions, while applying the skills of observation and assessment.
  4. Apply effective guidance and interaction strategies that support a child's social learning, identity, and self-confidence in an early childhood classroom setting.
  5. Create and utilize a professional portfolio to demonstrate career readiness and enhance marketability.
CHILD DEVELOPMENT MASTER TEACHER - CERTIFICATE 3
Certificate of Achievement

(Program: 130501 State Code: 08238)

Program Student Learning Outcomes:
  1. Integrate an understanding of the needs, the characteristics, and the multiple influences that support optimal development in all areas of development for children from birth to age eight.
  2. Apply methods and principles of effective supervision and mentoring in early childhood programs to develop positive staff relationships and support professional growth.
  3. Design, implement, and evaluate developmentally appropriate environments, curriculum and teacher/child interactions, while applying the skills of observation and assessment.
  4. Apply ethical standards and professional behaviors that demonstrate understanding and knowledge, deepening the commitment to the Early Care and Education profession.
  5. Apply effective guidance and interaction strategies that support a child's social learning, identity and self-confidence in an early childhood classroom setting.
CHILD DEVELOPMENT SITE SUPERVISOR - CERTIFICATE 4
Certificate of Achievement

(Program: 130580 State Code: 08239)

Program Student Learning Outcomes:
  1. Integrate an understanding of the needs, the characteristics, and the multiple influences that support optimal development in all areas of development for children from birth to age eight.
  2. Apply methods and principles of effective supervision and mentoring in early childhood programs to develop positive staff relationships and support professional growth.
  3. Design, implement, and evaluate developmentally appropriate environments, curriculum and teacher/child interactions, while applying the skills of observation and assessment.
  4. Apply ethical standards and professional behaviors that demonstrate understanding and knowledge, deepening the commitment to the Early Care and Education profession.
  5. Analyze and apply the financial and legal rules and regulations pertaining to administration of an early childhood program.
INFANT & TODDLER STUDIES
Skills Certificate
Program Student Learning Outcomes:
  1. Integrate and demonstrate knowledge of the needs, characteristics, and the multiple influences that support optimal development in all areas for children from birth through 2 ½ years of age.
  2. Promote partnerships between programs, teachers, families and communities applying ethical standards and culturally sensitive professional behavior to support the development of infants and toddlers.
  3. Design, implement and evaluate developmentally appropriate environments,curriculum, and interactions between teachers and infants/toddlers, while applying the skills of observation and assessment.
CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL NEEDS
Skills Certificate
Program Student Learning Outcomes:
  1. Integrate and demonstrate knowledge of the needs, the characteristics, and the multiple influences that support optimal development in all areas for differently abled children.
  2. Promote partnerships between programs, teachers, families and communities applying ethical standards and culturally sensitive professional behavior to support the development of children with special needs.
  3. Design, implement and evaluate developmentally appropriate environments, curriculum, and interactions between teachers and differently-abled children, while applying the skills of observation and assessment.

FAMILY & CONSUMER STUDIES

DIETETICS

DIETETIC TECHNICIAN
Associate of Science Degree

(Program: 130660 State Code: 08243)

Program Student Learning Outcomes:
  1. Function as an important part of a health care team to treat and prevent disease and administer medical nutrition therapy.
  2. Purchase and prepare food in a commercial kitchen.
  3. Construct budgets within food service operations.
  4. Deliver oral presentations, educating clients about the connection between food, fitness, and health.
  5. Create professional development portfolios.
MAJOR: 16 COURSES | 41 UNITS | AS
DIETETIC SERVICE SUPERVISOR
Certificate of Achievement

(Program: 130621 State Code: 08242)

Program Student Learning Outcomes:
  1. Function as an important part of a health care team to treat and prevent disease and administer medical nutrition therapy.
  2. Purchase and prepare food in a commercial kitchen.
  3. Construct budgets within food service operations.
  4. Analyze the nutrient content of a diet using dietary analysis software.       
  5. Deliver oral presentations educating clients about the connection between food, fitness, and health.

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Keli Miller
Department Chair
CD 201
(323) 953-4000 ext. 2290/2299
millerkm@lacitycollege.edu

Nancy Washburn
Vice Chair CD
CD 204
(323) 953-4000 ext. 2296
washbune@lacitycollege.edu

Dorian Harris
Director, Campus Child Development Center
CD 117
(323) 953-4000 ext. 2220
harrisdk@lacitycollege.edu

Vacant
Vice Chair Dietetics
AD 200
(323) 953-4000 ext. 2291

 Office Hours

SPRING 2017

Child Development

CD 201
Monday & Wednesday: 9:30am - 3:30pm
Tuesday & Thursday: 9:30am - 6pm

Family and Consumer Studies/Dietetics

AD200
Monday, Tuesday & Thursday: 10am - 3pm

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