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Associate in Science for Transfer Degree (AS-T) in Early Childhood Education


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

Complete a minimum of 60 transferrable semester units consisting of required courses for major, general education and elective courses as needed.  Some major courses may double count for general education.  Each major course must be completed with a grade of C or higher. Download Graduation Petition Form and return the completed form to the Admissions and Records Office early in your last semester of completing the requirements. Indicate the degree(s) and transfer certification(s) you are completing. For the latest degree requirements, please see the LAVC catalog.


Required courses for major

Course Course Title UNITS
Ch Dev 1* Child Growth and Development  3
Ch Dev 2 Early Childhood Principles and Practices 3
Ch Dev 7 Introduction to Curriculum in Early Childhood Education 3
Ch Dev 10 Health, Safety & Nutrition  3
Ch Dev 11 Child, Family and Community  3
Ch Dev 22* Practicum in Child Development I 4
Ch Dev 34* Observation and Assessment 3
Ch Dev 42 Teaching in a Diverse Society 3

Total units required for major: 25

Follow CSU General Education Certification (CSUGE) OR Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) for CSU to meet general education unit requirements.

Required general education units: 39-41

Total units required: 60+

*This course has a prerequisite or a corequisite.
# Cross-referenced course.