Students at the M.J.C. East Campus

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Contact the friendly Admissions Office staff if you have questions about adding or dropping classes, or filing for pass/no pass.

The Assessment Testing Office administers tests to help you select appropriate courses or satisfy pre-requisites.

International students should start by visiting the International Student Program.

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Family & Consumer Sciences


Early Care & Education Conference FREE (brochure) - "Celebrate Diversity" Saturday, February 28, 2015 8:00 AM – 12:30 PM
This conference is for current and future early childhood educators, child care providers, and community partners in Stanislaus County. Professional growth hours will be offered.
Registration Link

Experience the joy and satisfaction of a career in the field of Early Care and Education (video)

Looking for child care?  Child Care Resource and Referral

Want to become a home day care provider or open a child care center? Orientation Information

The CA Dept. of Social Services now has a WEBSITE posting information about licensed facilities throughout California.  There is information on facilities, including visits, inspections and citations.

MJC Early Care & Education Program Toddler Intern Opportunity 2014-15 - application

Children's Festival 2014 SLIDESHOW

Contact Information

Patrick Bettencourt, Division Dean, 209 575-6373
Tricia Joseph, Administrative Specialist, 209 575-6343
Suzanne Lemos, Administrative Assistant 209 575-6357

Child Development

The Child Development program offers both theoretical and practical courses which focus on the growth and development of children from conception to late adolescence. The program offers:

Certificates of Achievement in Child Development
• Associate Teacher
• Early Intervention
• Teacher
• Master Teacher
• Site Supervisor

Degrees in Child Development
• Associate of Science Degree

Family Life 

FAMLF 131, Family Relationships

Foods and Nutrition

FDNTR 219, Nutrition

Check the MJC searchable schedule for semester course offerings.

Contact Us

Phone: (209) 575-6343
Fax: (209) 575-6989
Email: Tricia Joseph

Location - Map

West Campus
John Muir Hall
Room 157

  • Monday: 8-5
  • Tuesday: 8-5
  • Wednesday: 8-5
  • Thursday: 8-5
  • Friday: 8-5