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Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Major: 5357N
Effective Term: 2020 Fall   

Award: CCL  
Total Credits: 9
CIP Code: 19.0706

Instructional Council: Family and Consumer Sciences (34)
GPA: 2.0
SOC Code: Upon completion of this program, students may pursue a career as:
21-1093.00 Social and Human Service Assistants

Description: The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Adolescent Studies focuses on adolescent development, problem solving, and family relationships in contemporary America. Included are courses that center on the development of skills and techniques to work with adolescents and their families, and strengthen adolescent and family relationships. This certificate is designed for students who are preparing to work or those who are presently employed in professions that require interaction with adolescents and/or adolescent-related issues.

Learning Outcomes
1. Describe the physical and psychosocial development of the adolescent. (CFS130, CFS182, CFS277)
2. Compare and contrast the factors that will assist adolescents to evaluate life choices. (CFS130, CFS182, CFS281)
3. Identify contemporary trends in adolescent sexuality. (CFS130, CFS183, CFS277)
4. Develop skills and techniques used to work with adolescents and their families and strengthen adolescent and family relationships. (CFS130, CFS182, CFS183, CFS277)
Program Notes
This program is not eligible for Title IV Federal Financial Aid.
Students must earn a grade of C or better in all courses within the program.

Required Courses
CFS130 Demystifying Adolescence 1
CFS182 Parenting the Early Adolescent: Ages Ten to Fourteen 1
CFS183 Contemporary Issues in Adolescence 3
CFS277 Adolescent-Adult Interaction 3
CFS281 Adolescent School Success 1
Credits: 9

+ indicates course has prerequisites and/or corequisites.
++ indicates that any suffixed course may be selected.
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date: December 10, 2019

All information published is subject to change without notice. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information presented, but based on the dynamic nature of the curricular process, course and program information is subject to change in order to reflect the most current information available.