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Completion of all disciplinary core and extra-departmental requirements, for a total of at least 31 - 32 credits.
CHDV 105: Introduction to Child Development
CHDV 225: Research Methods in Child Development
CHDV 305: Literature Review
CHDV 487/8: Child Development Practicum (487 designated for early childhood placement for CHDV permit)
CHDV 497: Senior Seminar in Child Development
CHDV 2xx: Two Topical Electives - two additional 3 unit courses offered at 200 level in child development (or EDUC 300 or approved study abroad course related to children)
CHDV 3xx: Two Advanced Electives - two additional 3 unit courses offered at 300 level in child development with considerable theoretical content and depth (or EDUC 406)
PSYC 214: Statistics (or MATH 80)
No specified classes, instead take 18 units or more in Child Development (must have CHDV designation)
CHDV 105: Introduction to Child Development 3 credits
CHDV 210: Early Childhood Education 3 credits
CHDV 211: Child, Family & Community 3 credits
CHDV 487: Early Childhood Practicum (with supervised fieldwork ages early childhood)
CHDV 290/390: Designated applicable to early childhood (to replace CHDV 315 content)
After you graduate with a B.A., Complete the following:
(1) Application 41-4,
(2) Fingerprint Clearance,
(3) Obtain Transcripts
(4) Pay Fee
Find more information on the application process here