The Child Development program is designed for students who are interested in working with young children. The program centers on continuing experiences in a wide variety of preschool settings and will also meet the needs of persons who are currently employed in pre-school centers, but who want to increase their professional skills. Students in the Child Development program strive to gain a deep understanding of the total development and potential of young children. The Child Development Program serves those entering and currently employed in the rapidly expanding field of Early Childhood Education. Students will be prepared to teach in pre-school programs, including private schools, children’s centers, Head Start programs, parent cooperatives and parochial schools, as well as serving as educational aides in elementary schools. The Child Development Program at West Los Angeles College prepares those individuals that are interested in opening their own Child Care facility. The program also benefits anyone interested in understanding children, their development, and their behavior.
-WLAC COURSE CATALOG
Access articles and electronic books from the Library's subscription databases from off-campus! When you click on a database, you will be prompted for your user name (your student ID) and PIN (the two-digit month and day of your birth in MMDD format). You can also go directly to https://library.wlac.edu.
Example for student with ID number 88-123-4567 born February 25th:
User name: 881234567
This Fall 2022 Semester, the library is offering a new online OneSearch Library Catalog Tutorial. The tutorial is available in our library catalog, in many of our library research guides, and on our library website.
Upon completion of the OneSearch Library Catalog Tutorial, library patrons should be able to:
1. Find the OneSearch online library catalog.
2. Search for and locate books and e-books, videos, articles, digital media, and more in the library's collection.
3. Request items from other LACCD libraries.
At the end of the tutorial, there is a short online quiz, which provides users feedback.
Spring 2024 In-Person Hours (Feb 6 - Jun 2)
Monday - Thursday: 8:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Saturday: 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Sunday and Holidays: Closed