Child & Family Development
Program in Child Development
Child Development Department in the College of Education offers a Bachelor
of Arts degree with 5 different areas of concentration, Elementary
Education / Multiple Subjects Waiver, Caring for Children and Adolescents
in Formal Settings, Understanding Drugs, Gangs, and Youth Violence, Public
Policy, and Sociological Perspectives of Children.
We also offer the
Early Childhood Education concentration
in the Master of Arts in Education. Please
browse through our web page for links to the faculty and staff, child
development student club, community and professional
our mission statement, and sites which tell you more specifically about
our degree programs.
Head Start Video
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Elementary Education/Multiple Subjects Waiver 95-98
Elementary Education/Multiple Subjects Waiver 99-01
All other concentrations 95-98
All other concentrations 99-01
News and Announcements
The concentration in early childhood education is available for those
individuals who have undergraduate or post-baccalaureate preparation
related to Early Childhood and Family studies. The student should
intend to teach in child centered settings with infants, preschool, or
elementary aged children, work as
administrators of childhood and family programs, pursue a career as a
researcher, become a college instructor in early childhood, child
development, and family education, work in private industries related
to child and family centered products, or private or public service
The primary orientations of the concentration are
toward improvement of teaching, design, and development of programs,
curricula, and the utilization of research in child and family
centered programs. Appropriate concerns are methods, materials, plans,
research data, and procedures pertinent to early childhood
and family education.
The specialization in early
childhood and family education is obtainable in conjunction with the
regular elementary credential, and the Master of Arts in Education
Child Development Club Party
Wednesday, May 23, 2001 at 10:40 am.
The Child Development Club is having an end of the year
celebration!! We are going to meet on Friday, June 8th at
4:30PM. Check back here for further information.
Child Development 250, Health and Safety and
Wednesday, May 23, 2001 at
10:38 am Child Development 250 and 360 are being offered this summer. Sign up
for the class through Extended University. The prices have
from last year!!
The classes are MUCH cheaper. Register during late registration. It is not too late to
take these two classes.
"The Kindness of Children"
Stories, drawings, poems, photographs about children
being kind, helping our children develop empathy.
Kern County Training Consortium