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The Child Development Department at Palomar College is a comprehensive program within the Social and Behavioral Sciences Division. The department offers six AS degrees and eight certificates in Child Development. The Child Development Department prepares students for employment as infant/toddler teachers, preschool teachers, child care providers, early childhood education directors, elementary school teachers, and other child development careers that focus on the child from birth to age 8. The students in child development courses utilize the Early Childhood Education Lab School on campus for observations, lesson plan implementation, student teaching, and employment.