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Associate of Arts in Child Development Degree

Mission Statement

The Associate of Arts in Child Development Degree at Weatherford College fully supports students’ quest for advancement into the field of early childhood by providing the highest level of academic courses that meet both state and national standards and equipping students with the knowledge and skills they need to become effective professionals in the field of child development.
The Associate of Arts in Child Development (A.A.) degree is an academic degree that will enable students to transfer to a university to pursue a bachelor’s degree in Child Development, Family Studies, or Family and Consumer Science. Those who earn this degree may seek to qualify for a variety of child care, preschool teaching, social work, parent education, and middle/high school teaching jobs/careers. Students are expected to complete observation or field experience hours throughout enrollment in the program.
Admission to the program requires: 
  1.  The passage of a background check
  2.  Proof of general good health from a physician
  3.  Proof of education level
  4.  T.B. screening

Thank you for your interest in our program. If you have any questions or need any assistance, please contact Shannon Stoker at