Foothill College – Child and Adolescent Development AA-T

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Required Core – Complete ALL of the following courses:

Core Courses (5-9 units)

CHLD 1 Child Growth & Development: Prenatal through Early Childhood (4 Units)*

CHLD 2 Child Growth & Development II: Middle Childhood through Adolescence (4 Units)*

PSYC 1 General Psychology (5 Units)*

or PSYC 1H Honors General Psychology (5 Units)*

MATH 10 Elementary Statistics (5 Units)*

or MATH 17 Integrated Statistics II (5 Units)

or PSYC 7 Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences (5 Units)

or SOC 7 Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences (5 Units)

Support Courses (12-15 units)

Complete THREE courses from List A:

List A:

ANTH 2A Cultural Anthropology (4 Units)*

or ANTH 2AH Honors Cultural Anthropology (4 Units)*

or CHLD 8 Child, Family & Community (4 Units)*

or SOC 1 Introduction to Sociology (4 Units)*

or SOC 1H Honors Introduction to Sociology (4 Units)

or SOC 23 Race & Ethnic Relations (4 Units)*

or SOC 40 Aspects of Marriage & Family (4 Units)*

BIOL 8** Basic Nutrition (5 Units)

BIOL 10 General Biology: Basic Principles (5 Units)

or BIOL 45 Introduction to Human Nutrition (4 Units)

CHLD 56** Observation & Assessment (4 Units)

CHLD 89** Curriculum for Early Care & Education Programs (4 Units)

CHLD 95** Health, Safety & Nutrition in Children’s Programs (4 Units)*

GEOG 1** Physical Geography (5 Units)*

or GEOG 2** Human Geography (4 Units)*

or GEOG 10* World Regional Geography (4 Units)*

PSYC 14** Child & Adolescent Development (4 Units)*

PSYC 40 Human Development (5 Units)*

SOC 11** Introduction to Social Welfare (5 Units)*

*The courses noted with an asterisk were offered online at least once at this college during Summer 2020, Fall 2020, Winter 2021, or Spring 2021 academic terms.

**The student may select a maximum of two courses from those noted with an asterisk.

In addition to the courses listed above, complete one of the following general education patterns:

  • Option 2 – CSU General Education Breadth
  • Option 3 – IGETC – Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum

Important Note: Some of the courses listed above may require the completion of prerequisites and/or they may also satisfy general education requirements. We encourage all students to meet with a counselor, onsite or online, to create an education plan that will provide the most efficient pathway to degree completion.

The courses listed above, along with Option 2 and Option 3 may or may not be offered online every term at this college. Visit the college’s website (below) for online options in its class schedule.  If you don’t find what you need, search our online course finder to locate an equivalent online course currently available from a partner college.

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