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FAMILY STUDIES

Program Overview

Family Studies emphasizes cross-cultural lifespan development and the social and economic roles of diverse individuals, families and communities.  The department explores the relevance of culture as it pertains to health, psychology, sociology, parent education, nutrition, early childhood care, education, violence, family development, community resources, curriculum, childrearing, and language acquisition.  The Family Science Department uses a multidisciplinary approach through community-based learning to enrich students’ understanding of issues that impact family, schools, community, and society.

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Program Awards

Associate Degree
Certificate

Associate in Arts in Child & Adolescent Development for Transfer - Associate in Arts Transfer

Associate Degree

Child Development - Associate in Arts

Associate Degree

Child Development Teacher - Associate in Arts

Associate Degree

Spanish-to-English Associate Teacher Certificate - Certificate of Proficiency

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