Merced College Degrees and Certificates


Discipline Category:


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.

DEGREES:

Family and Consumer Sciences, General
Foods & Nutrition

General programs in family and consumer sciences, including life management, how individuals develop and function in family, work, and community settings, and how they relate to their physical, social, emotional, and intellectual environments. Prepares individuals to balance personal, family and work responsibilities throughout the life cycle. May include introductory courses in fashion, nutrition and foods, interiors, family studies, child development. Programs may lead to transfer or to practical and occupational outcomes.
Units needed for degree: 25 units

Child Development/Early Care and Education
Child Development

Intellectual, psychosocial, and physical development of children. Principles and practices in the care and education of children.
Units needed for degree: 24 units

Child Development/Early Care and Education
Child Development : Early Intervention Assistant Spec.

Intellectual, psychosocial, and physical development of children. Principles and practices in the care and education of children.
Units needed for degree: 32 units

Child Development/Early Care and Education
Child Development : Families in Crisis Specialization

Intellectual, psychosocial, and physical development of children. Principles and practices in the care and education of children.
Units needed for degree: 32 units

Child Development/Early Care and Education
Child Development : School Age Care Specialization

Intellectual, psychosocial, and physical development of children. Principles and practices in the care and education of children.
Units needed for degree: 32 units

Child Development/Early Care and Education
Child Development: Infant/Toddler Care Specialization

Intellectual, psychosocial, and physical development of children. Principles and practices in the care and education of children.
Units needed for degree: 32 units

Culinary Arts
Foods & Nutrition

Selection, storage, preparation, and service of food in quantity, including the culinary techniques used by chefs, institutional cooks, bakers, and catering services.
Units needed for degree: 24 units



CERTIFICATES:

Child Development/Early Care and Education
Child Development : Early Intervention Assistant Spec.

Intellectual, psychosocial, and physical development of children. Principles and practices in the care and education of children.
Units needed for certificate: 32 units

Child Development/Early Care and Education
Child Development : Families in Crisis Specialization

Intellectual, psychosocial, and physical development of children. Principles and practices in the care and education of children.
Units needed for certificate: 32 units

Child Development/Early Care and Education
Child Development : School Age Care Specialization

Intellectual, psychosocial, and physical development of children. Principles and practices in the care and education of children.
Units needed for certificate: 32 units

Child Development/Early Care and Education
Child Development: Infant/Toddler Care Specialization

Intellectual, psychosocial, and physical development of children. Principles and practices in the care and education of children.
Units needed for certificate: 32 units

Children with Special Needs
Early Intervention Assistant

Principles and practices necessary for the care and education of children with special needs and their families.
Units needed for certificate: 26 units

Dietetic Services and Management
Dietetic Services Supervisor

Programs providing training in institutional food services and the management and supervision of such services, as Dietary Managers, Dietary Service Supervisors, and similar positions. Includes food services in schools, hospitals, nursing facilities, and other noncommercial settings.
Units needed for certificate: 18 units

Culinary Arts
Foods & Nutrition

Selection, storage, preparation, and service of food in quantity, including the culinary techniques used by chefs, institutional cooks, bakers, and catering services.
Units needed for certificate: 25 units


Important Note: The information contained within this application is derived from the California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office databases managed by Academic Affairs. It is a compilation of the Taxonomy of Programs, 6th Edition and a compiled list of system-approved academic programs for each college. This information presented is for planning purposes only. We strongly recommend you contact the community colleges and discuss the details for their academic offerings.