Degrees & Certificates

The Child Development Department offers both an Associate in Science Degree (AS) and an Associate in Science in Early Childhood Education for Transfer (AS-T) as well as two Certificates of Achievement. Refer to the Course Catalog for more information. 

  • Students must file a petition for a degree, certificate, and/or proficiency award through the Counseling Office.
  • Students planning to transfer need to consult with a counselor, prepare a Student Education Plan, and take advantage of the support services available in the Career Transfer Center.
  • District Colleges offer three graduation dates: Summer term, Fall semester, and Spring semester.
  • Graduation petition deadline dates are locally announced at each District College, refer to the Academic Calendar for specific date and time.
  • Graduation ceremonies are conducted at the end of the Spring semester, refer to the Academic Calendar for specific date and time.


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