The Child Development and Family Studies program is designed to prepare students for careers as a day care provider, a group supervisor or teacher in day care and preschool settings; or a paraprofessional or teaching assistant in public and private schools.

Students who wish to continue with their education through a bachelor’s degree or graduate studies often seek careers as child life specialists, caseworkers, school psychologists, family therapists, and residential home counselors. Since four-year colleges and universities determine which courses are acceptable in transfer, it is essential for all students to contact their chosen transfer institutions to verify course acceptance.

  • Child Development Education

    Students choose from a variety of puppets to supplement their lesson for young children.

From creating activities and curriculum, to understanding education law and philosophies, you’ll be prepared to become a day care group supervisor, pre-school teacher or public school teacher assistant. 

View the required courses and curriculum semester-by-semester for Child Development Education, A.A.S.