Children & Teaching

This interest area focuses on child development, human development, and teaching preparation programs. Students may be interested in pursuing a career working with children or families in a variety of environments, such as elementary school, preschool or working in childcare. If you know exactly what path you want to study, click on the link below to find that Program of Study information. The Launchpad below provides a list of good classes to get you started, even if you aren't sure of your direction yet. 

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Get started with a Launchpad

Here's a great first semester plan!

We call it a Launchpad... a group of classes that will get you exploring and moving toward your goals, even if you are still trying to figure out what those specific goals are.

Launchpad: Children & Teaching (15-16 units)
  • ENGL 1A - English Composition 1 (3)
  • GUIDE 18 - College Guidance or GUIDE 1 - Career/Life Planning (3)
  • CHILD 1 - Child Development (3)
  • STEM General Education (3-4)
    • BIOL 17 - Fundamentals of Biology
    • MATH 4 – Math for Elementary Teachers
  • Arts or Humanities General Education (3)
    • ART 14 - Art Appreciation
    • MUSIC 2 - Introduction to Music 
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