May 25, 2018  
2015-2016 Academic Catalog 
2015-2016 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

The Fast Track Child Development Major

Community College transfer students with Associate of Arts Degrees in Child Development or Early Childhood Education, with appropriate articulated prior coursework, may complete the following core in partial fulfillment of the Child Development major requirements.  Students must complete a Fast Track Petition form to seek approval to complete the fast track major.

Complete the fast track core (18-19 units) and a chosen track (15 units) for a total of 33-34 units.


Complete the following required upper-division core (may not cross count with any other part of CDEV major):

(18-19 units)

1. Child abuse and neglect requirement

Complete the following course only if transferred coureswork does not include a class, of at least one unit, devoted to the topic of preventing, identifying, and reporting child abuse and neglect:

4. Select one of the following Research-based courses:

6. Complete one of the following tracks:

(See the Child Development B.A.  page for details)

  • Child Development Early Childhood Track
  • Child Development Middle Childhood Track
  • Child Development Services Track
  • Child Development General Track