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Imperial Valley College Programs

130000 -- Family and Consumer Sciences
Instructional programs that study the relationship between the physical, social, emotional and intellectual environment in and of the home and family and the development of individuals, including programs in child development, family studies, gerontology, fashion, interior design and merchandising, consumer services, foods and nutrition, culinary arts, and hospitality.


Child Development/Early Care and Education
Childhood Development

Intellectual, psychosocial, and physical development of children. Principles and practices in the care and education of children.
Units needed for degree: 29 units

Infants and Toddlers
Early Childhood Education - Infant/Toddler Specialization

Principles and practices necessary for working with children younger than three years old.
Units needed for degree: units


The School Age Child
Early Childhood Education: School Age Specialization

Principles and practices necessary for working with school age children and youth in out-of-school settings, such as before and after school programs, recreational activities, youth centers, and summer camps.
Units needed for certificate: 30 units

Child Development Administration and Management
Early Childhood Education Administration: Specialization

Principles and practices of managing all programs in child development, and early care and education.
Units needed for certificate: 33 units