Bachelor of Arts in Human Development and Family Studies (Option: Early Childhood Specialization)

Degree: B.A. in Human Development and Family Studies

Option: Early Childhood Specialization

126 credit hours required for graduation

A. General Education Requirements (54 – 61 cr. hrs.)

_____ ENGL 10000 and/or 10400-10500 or 10800

_____ COM 11400

_____ MA/SCI/STAT/CIS/F&N 30300, or Logic

_____ MA or STAT

_____ Lab Science

_____ MA/SCI/STAT/CIS/CS/F&N 30300 or Logic

_____ Literature

_____ Philosophy (not Logic)

_____ History

_____ Aesthetics

_____ ECON 21000

_____ Political Science

_____ PSY 12000

_____ SOC 10000

CIS 20400 strongly recommended

A&D 25500, ENGL 40500, 38600 or 38700, MUS 25000, PHIL 10600 or THTR 20100

Foreign Language

12-hr sequence: FR, GER, SPAN, or JPNS

____ 10100 ____ 10200 ____ 20100 ____ 20200

B. Requirements for Human Development and Family Studies Core (49 cr. hrs.)

1. All of the following:

____ BHS 10300 Freshman Seminar in Behavioral Sciences (1 cr.)

____ BHS 20100 Statistical Methods for the Behavioral Sciences

____ BHS 20500 Introduction to Family Dynamics

____ CDFS 21000 Introduction to Human Development

____ SOC 35000 Social Psychology of Marriage

____ SOC 38300 Research Methods

____ CDFS 35400 Practicum I4

____ CDFS 45501 Practicum II4 (Pre or Coreq: CDFS 35400) OR

____ CDFS 45601 Practicum with Infants & Toddlers or CDFS 46001 (37000) Alternative Practicum

____ PSY 43300 Theories in Human Development3 (Pre req: PSY 12000, BHS 20500 and PSY 36100 or BHS 20500 and

CDFS 21000)

Prerequisite to CDFS 35400 and 45501: CDFS 30800, 30501, and 31001

denotes Experiential Learning course

2. All of the following – Early Childhood Specialization:

____ PSY 36100 Human Development I: Infancy and Childhood

____ CDFS 21600 Introduction to Early Childhood Development

____ CDFS 21700 Applied Developmental Child Care5 (Preq: CDFS 21600 or equivalent)

____ CDFS 22800 Development: Infant & Toddler Care

____ CDFS 30501 Art, Music & Movement in Early Childhood Development

____ CDFS 30800 Language & Literacy in Early Childhood Development (Pre or Coreq: CDFS 21600)

____ CDFS 31001 Math, Science & Social Studies in Early Childhood Development 5 (Preq: CDFS 21600, 30800,

PSY 36100 & 1 lab science)

____ CDFS 33201 Administration in Early Childhood Development Programs (Preq: CDFS 21600 & 21700, OR PSY 36100)

____ CDFS 34000 Teaching Very Young Children with Special Needs

____ CDFS 42100 Children’s Social Development (Preq: PSY 36100)

____ CDFS 43101 Assessment in Early Childhood Development Classrooms5 (Preq: PSY 36100)

A grade of “C” or better is required for these courses.

3. Choose one course from the following:

____ EDPS 26000 Introduction to Special Education

____ F&N 26000 Food & Nutrition in Early Childhood Development Classrooms

____ PSY 34400 Human Sexuality

____ PSY 36200 Human Development II: Adolescence

____ WOST 12100 Introduction to Women’s Studies _____ CDFS 12500 Children in Family Care

C Electives or Minor (4 – 11 cr. hrs.)

Early Childhood Specialization Bingo Sheet