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University of LaVerne Bachelor of Science in Child Development

2022 – 2023
Advising Information
College of the Canyons and University of LaVerne

    • The Child Development Major is designed for students planninng careers in early childhood educationn in public or private schools, and/or social service agencies.  It focuses on studies of the growth and development of children in relation to the family, school, and community.  The Child Development Major is designed as a complete four-year program at La Verne, but it also complements community college programs in Early Childhood Education. 
    • Progression through the program requires assessment of program learning outcomes.

    What are some careers I can pursue?

    Pre‐K – 12 Teacher*

    • School Counselor*
    • School Administrator*
    • Educational Researcher
    • Educational Consultant
    • Child Psychologist*
    • College/University professor*
    • Non‐profit sector positions
    • Registered Nurses*

    *Higher level degree required

    • Application: Apply online at Application fee is $50. (If you apply at an info session, the fee is waived.)
      Application deadlines: one week prior to the start of each term.
      Financial Aid: Submit the FAFSA online
      GPA & Transfer Units: A minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA, 15 CD Units including RCS 110, College Writing &RCS 111, College Writing & Research
      Transcripts: Official transcripts from all colleges attended must be sent to the ROC Admissions Operations. Students with less than 28 units must also submit official high school transcripts. Official transcripts are required for all AP, CLEP, and DANTES exams.

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    Sam Ketenjian
    University Center, Ste.203 362‐5876

    Financial Aid
    1(800) 649‐0160 ULV School Code: 001216

    Please send official transcripts to:
    ROC Admissions
    1950 Third Street
    La Verne, CA 91750

Bachelor of Science in Child Development

Term 2022-2023
Duration 11‐12 term accelerated, cohort‐based program. Semester terms are 8 weeks, classes meet once per
week. This cohort has a specific beginning and ending date. Cohorts formed throughtout the year.
Costs Undergraduate Tuition: $645 per unit Academic Service Fee: $30 per class Application Fee: $50 (waived
if you attend an Information Session) Graduation Fee: $140
Scholarships Academic Merit Scholarship (AMS): Amount: $400 (4‐7 units) & $800 (8+units) per term.
Eligibility: 28+ transferable units including English 101; cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
Transfer Agreement Guarantee (TAG): Amount: $400 (4‐7 units) & $800 (8+units) per term.
Eligibility: For students transferring from COC w/consecutive enrollment; 28+ transferable units including English 101 and a cumulative GPA of 2.7 or higher. Visit the COC University Center to apply
Units 128 semester units required to complete a bachelor’s degree. Of these units: A minimum of 44 semester hours must be taken through University of La Verne A minimum of 44 semester hours must be in upper‐division courses 5 Upper Division units in General Education
General Education CSU or IGETC certifications are accepted for general education requirements  

 Prerequisites  COC Course Equivalency
EDUC 251 Principles & Practices for ECE ECE 100
EDUC 253 Child, Family, and Community ECE 102
EDUC 254 Health, Safety & Nutrition ECE 105
EDUC 355 Teaching in a Diverse Society ECE 106

EDUC 354P Observation and Assessment

ECE 103 
EDUC 459 Curriculum for Young Children ECE 104
ECE 350 Child Psychology ECE 101
Core Requirements COC Equivalency
Courses required to take with the University of La Verne includes 2 specializations; Infant & Toddler and Special Education.  
EDUC 350 Child Psychology and Development (4)  No course equivlency
EDUC 445 Adult Supervision & Mentoring (4) No course equivlency
EDUC 447 Infant/Toddler Curriculum (2) No course equivlency
EDUC 448 Math for Young Children (4) No course equivlency
EDUC 449 Early Childhood Literacy (4) No course equivlency
EDUC 451   I/T Development No course equivlency
EDUC 452 Parenting Theory in Cultural Context (4) No course equivlency
EDUC 454P  Early Childhood Student Teaching (4) No course equivlency
EDUC 485 Creating Socially & Emotionally Safe & Inclusive Environments (4) No course equivlency
EDUC 486 Intro to Special Ed (4)  No course equivlency
EDUC 487 Special Education Curriculum (2) No course equivlency
EDUC 499 Senior Project (4) No course equivlency

Total 44 units for residency

* Course can be transferred in for unit value only

Depending on number of units transferred the Bachelor of Science degree can be completed in 1 year plus 1 semester.

Students will take 2 classes each session (6-8 units). Or we can design a schedule for those who want to go a little slower.