2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog


Child Development, BS

Requirements

The program of study requires a minimum of 45 hours, on a 124-hour degree, consisting of:

Required Courses (31 hours)

CHDV 25053Children in the Global Community

3

CHDV 35053Professional Development in Careers with Children

3

CHDV 40993Senior Seminar in Child Development

3

CHDV 50433Vulnerable Child I: Theory

3

CHDV 50443Vulnerable Child II: Practice

3

CHDV 50533Case Studies in Child Development

3

COSD 30334Language Development in Children

4

NTDT 30113Infant and Child Nutrition

3

PSYC 30473Comparative Psychology

3

SOWO 30843Human Behavior and Social Environment I

3

Elective Courses (15 hours)

Area A (choose one)

EDUC 30143Child and Adolescent Development

3

PSYC 30323Child Psychology

3

Area B (choose one)

EDUC 50143Theories of Human Development

3

NURS 10303Human Development

3

PSYC 30313Developmental Psychology

3

PSYC 40433Advanced Developmental Psychology

3

PSYC 50563Developmental Psychology

3

Students may not take both EDUC 30143 and EDUC 50143.

Area C (choose three; courses must be from two different departments)

CHDV 40223Fundamentals of Child Life Practice

3

CHDV 40263Child Development Internship

3

COSD 10303Survey of Communication Disorders

3

COSD 10343Basic Sign Language

3

COSD 20333Phonetics

3

COSD 30343Aural Rehabilitation

3

COSD 50323Counseling Special Populations and Their Families

3

CRJU 30453Juvenile Justice

3

CRJU 30913Social Psychology of Crime

3

EDEC 30103Introduction to Early Childhood Education

3

EDSP 30603Study of Exceptional Students

3

FNRT 20903Children, Creativity and the Fine Arts

3

PSYC 30363Abnormal Psychology

3

PSYC 30483Human Neuropsychology

3

PSYC 30623Families and Child Adjustment

3

PSYC 30633Social and Emotional Development

3

PSYC 40443Child Development in a Cultural Context

3

PSYC 40453Behavior Disorders of Childhood

3

PSYC 40463Applied Behavior Analysis

3

SOCI 30303Marriage and the Family

3

SOCI 40463Juvenile Delinquency

3

SOWO 30573Child Welfare

3

SOWO 40413Animal Assisted Therapy and Social Work

3

Independent Studies CHDV, COSD, EDUC, PSYC, SOWO, SOCI or CRJU

Special Topics/Problems (CHDV, COSD, EDUC, PSYC, SOWO, SOCI or CRJU)

A maximum of six hours of independent study may count toward BS major requirements.

Associated Requirements

BIOL 10003Contemporary Issues in Biology

3

MATH 10043Elementary Statistics

3

PSYC 10213General Psychology

3

OR

PSYC 10514Principles of Behavior I

4

OR

PSYC 10524Principles of Behavior II

4

PSYC 30503Behavioral Research

3

SOCI 20213Introductory Sociology

3

SOWO 10833Introduction to Social Work

3