We are very happy that you have chosen Child Development as your undergraduate major. It is our goal to make your experience enjoyable and meaningful. We hope that we are able to prepare you for the professional role of your choice by providing a well-rounded education and opportunities for personal growth.
To help you along we have prepared the following information related to academic advisement. If you do not find what you are looking for, you may want to look under the FAQs before proceeding to contact the Department for an advisement appointment.
Please click on the links to learn more:
CHDV 220 (formerly CHDV 320), The Young Child - Practicum
Sign up for a practicum site for Chdv 220, The Young Child
Expectations for practicum
Substitute work hours for practicum experience
Forms for CHDV220 (click on links below to access forms)
Practicum Evaluation Form
Child Abuse Form
CHDV 495, Directed Field Experience
What are the procedures for applying for Chdv 495, Directed Field Experience?
Managing an Academic Plan
Managing my academic plan -- Tips.
Download a copy of the prerequisite chart for the Child & Family Studies core courses.
Download a copy of the Department's reinstatement policy.
For course substitutions please see a department advisor. Transfer students may be eligible for substitutions in areas of math and science. Graduating students in older options may be eligible for substitutions for courses no longer offered.
Transfer of Community College Courses
Assist is an online student-transfer information system that shows how course credits earned at one public California college or university can be applied when transferred to another.
Certificate of Clearance
Applying for a Certificate of Clearance
The Certificate of Clearance is needed for enrollment in ULRN 462.