Career Technology Education (CTE) and Transfer Degree
Due to a continued increase of parents in the labor force, there is an increased demand for child care workers and early childhood educators. The most recent California Child Care Portfolio (2015) indicates 63% of children aged 0-12 have parents in the labor force, but there is not enough child care centers or homes to meet child care needs. In Kern County there was an increase of 10% for subsidized child care while California overall had an increase of 1%.
The Associate in Science in Early Childhood Education for Transfer degree is designed to train students to work in a variety of early childhood settings. The two-year program primarily serves students desiring an early childhood background, supervised student teaching experience andfulfillment of academic requirements for a Child Development Teacher Permit. Upon completion of the following courses with at least a ‘C’ grade in each course, the student will be awarded an Associate in Science in Early Childhood Education for Transfer. This degree prepares students for seamless transfer to a CSU.
The completion of 60 semester units that are eligible for transfer to the California State University, including both of the following:
Early Childhood Education Careers (ECE): ECE Site Supervisor, ECE Assistant Teacher, ECE Associate Teacher, ECE Master Teacher, ECE Program Director, Licensed Day Care Provider, After School Coordinator, ECE Mental Health Case Manager, Family Service Advocate, Child Advocate, Social Worker/Child Protective Services, Elementary Education Credentialed Teacher, Marriage Family Counselor, School Psychologist, College Instructor, Doula, Lactation Consultant.
Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:
Total Units: 24
|CHDV B20||Principles and Practices||3.0|
|CHDV B21||Child Growth and Development: Birth Through Adolescence||3.0|
|CHDV B22||Observation and Assessment: Birth Through Adolescence||3.0|
|CHDV B32||Teaching in a Diverse Society||3.0|
|CHDV B36||Developmentally Appropriate Curriculum||3.0|
|CHDV B41||Supervised Field Experience in Early Childhood Education||3.0|
|CHDV B42||Child, Family, and Community||3.0|
|CHDV B49||Child Health, Safety and Nutrition||3.0|
|Units in Major||24||24|
|Possible double counting of GE’s||6||3|