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Child Development
The Child Development program offers small classes and frequent interaction with advisors and professors. Graduates interested in working in public and private childcare facilities are equipped to work in various childcare settings as supervisors, early intervention assistants or violence intervention counselors.
Child Development

Bachelor's Degree in Child Development

The Child Development program prepares students for careers in the field of early education. In the Child Development major, students take a wide range of courses across the academic divisions of the college. The major includes foundation and advanced courses in the traditional liberal arts fields: humanities, fine and performing arts, mathematics and sciences, and the social sciences. In addition, students choose a twelve-unit Concentration for depth in an aspect of the field of child development issues.

The possible areas of Concentration are Early Intervention or Violence Intervention and Counseling. As part of an agreement between HNU and Oakland's Merritt College, these concentrations may be completed at Merritt.

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