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Child and Family Studies Department

Child and Family Studies Department : Family Studies

Family Studies

family-studies

 

 

The Family Studies program at Los Angeles Mission College can prepare you for a rewarding career working with children, parents and families in a variety of settings. You will learn about current issues facing families and explore the areas of family development, family support systems, and workforce opportunities.

This program provides a path to earning a Certificate of Achievement so you can begin working while you continue to pursue your Associate Degree, and transfer to a four-year university.

Check out our progrm brochure Here

 

REWARDING CAREER OPPORTUNITIES:

  • Social Worker
  • Marriage & Family Therapist
  • Head Start Family Advocate
  • Child Abuse Services
  • Home Visitor
  • School or Family Counselor
  • Foster Youth Services
  • Parent Educator

 

Degrees and Certificates

  • Certificate of Achievement. Enter the workforce and earn while you learn.
  • Associate Degree. Transfer to a four-year university and continue with your higher education.

 

 

Curriculum (18 units)

REQUIRED COURSES  Units
Ch Dev 1 Child Growth and Development 3
Ch Dev 11 Child, Family and Community 3
Fam&CS 31 Marriage and Family Life 3
Fam& 70 Field Experience in Family & Consumer Studies 3
Units: 12
ELECTIVES (Select Two) Units
Ch Dev 55 Home Visitation Programs 3
Fam& 6 Challenges of Aging 3
Fam& 91 Life Management 3
Soc 28 The Family: A Sociological Approach 3
Soc 31 Sociology of Gender 3
Psych 41 Life Span Psychology 3
Total Electives Units: 6
Total Curriculum units: 18

 

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Contact Us

Department Chair
Janice Silver

818-364-7714

SilverJG@lamission.edu

Department Vice-Chair
Patricia Rodriguez

818-364-7670

RodrigPS@lamission.edu

Child Development Center Director
Diane Stein

818-364-7865

DianeDB@lamission.edu

Department Secretary
Richard Lam

818-364-7722

LamRQ@lamission.edu

Education and Child Development Faculty
Veronica Allen

818-364-7809

AllenVV@lamission.edu

Child Development Faculty
Lilamani De Silva

818-364-7673

DesilvLP@lamission.edu

Child Development Faculty
Rita Grigoryan

818-364-7860

GrigorR@lamission.edu

Family and Consumer Studies Faculty
Ivet Bazikyan

818-833-3422

BazikyI@lamission.edu