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Skills Certificate in Child Development: Associate Teacher, Preschool, Special Education Emphasis (F)


Please note:  These requirements are based on 2018-2019 LAVC Catalog.

Complete each course with a grade of C or higher. Download Certificate Petition Form and return the completed form to Academic Affairs. For the latest certificate requirements, please see the LAVC catalog.


Complete the following 3 required courses

Course Course Title UNITS
Ch Dev 1* Child Growth and Development 3
Ch Dev 3 Creative Experiences for Children  3
Ch Dev 7  Introduction to Curriculum in Early Childhood Education 3
Ch Dev 11 Child, Family and Community 3

Complete 1 course from the following

Course Course Title UNITS
Ch Dev 44* Early Intervention for Children with Special Needs 3
Ch Dev 45 Programs for Children with Special Needs 3

Total units required: 12

*This course has a prerequisite or a corequisite