MiraCosta College’s 2012 fall semester starts on August 20 and many classes are still open. Child Development still has open classes for the following sections: CHLD 113 (Growth & Development) and CHLD 210 (Child, Family, Community). Both are newly designated as GE courses. Instructors are still adding students in many classes, and the following classes that start after Labor Day still have openings: CHLD 230 and 251.Even with the recent state-mandated increase, tuition is still a bargain at just $46 per unit for California residents. For more information, to register for classes or to request a class schedule, call (760) 757-2121 or visit at www.miracosta.edu. Financial aid and scholarships are available.