BS in Child Development

Bachelor of Science in Child Development - Min. 120 Hours

General Education Requirements: 34 hours
*Students are encouraged to take PY101

Additional General Education Requirements: 21-22 hours
*Students should take PY210 if PY101 not take as part of the gen. ed.; PY223; MA224 recommended.

Child Development Major Requirements (36 Hours)

ED103  Child Development (2)
ED204  Util. Fam. And Comm. Resources (3)
ED206  Infant Toddler Curriculum (2)
ED207  Infant Toddler Practicum (2)
ED264  Child Health (2)
ED326  Children’s Literature (3)
ED327  Creative Arts (3)  
ED329 Emergent Language (2)
ED330  Curriculum Methods (2) (Capstone)
ED331  Curriculum Methods Practicum (1)
PE202  Motor Learning and Motor Development (3) 

One (1) from the following:
ED444   Early Childhood Experience (Capstone) (3)
ED468   Child Development Internship (3) 

Choose 8 hours from the following 2 options.
Early Childhood emphasis
ED308  Administration of EC Programs (3)
ED315  Reading/Writing w/ Young Children (4)
ED332  Screening & Diagnosis (2)
ED333  Screening & Diagnosis Practicum (1)
ED337  Classroom Organization and Curricular Design (2)
Emphasis on school-aged children
ED101 Foundations of Education (2)
ED313  Classroom/Behavior Mgmt. (3) or SE345  Classroom & Behavior Mgmt. (3)
ED315  Reading/Writing w/ Young Children (4)
SE203  Intro. to Special Education (3)
PE328  Adapted Physical Education (3)
PY342  Psychology of the Exceptional Child (2)
PY343  Psychology of the Exceptional Child Practicum (1)
CJ318  Juvenile Justice (3)

Electives (To Complete Min. 120 Hours) The division suggests elective coursework that will support the student’s career plans (e.g., coursework in Sociology, Business, Foreign Language, Criminal Justice, Political Science, Physical Education, or Special Education).

Last updated: 07/06/2021