Child & Family Studies Bachelor’s Degree — Child Development Curriculum

 

Please review the admissions requirements before applying for this or any program. If you have questions about the program or are planning to register for classes, please speak to the program advisor.

 

For a full list of course descriptions please see section 7 of the university undergraduate catalog.

 

Core Courses

24

CDF 132

Managerial Reports

3

CDF 235

Child Development: Conception-Eight Years

3

CDF 236

Interaction and Guidance

3

CDF 327S

Family Involvement with Young Children

3

CDF 424

Diversity Awareness for Professional Practice

3

CDF 437

Family Stress and Resilience

3

FCS 400

Management Information Systems

3

NFA 317

Nutrition in the Life Cycle

3

Child Development Concentration

36-39

CDF 203

Philosophical Historical Foundations of the EC Professional

3

CDF 246

Creative Activities and Materials for Young Children

3

CDF 310

Observation and Assessment in ECE

3

CDF 363

Early Childhood Literacy

3

CDF 399

Early Childhood Practicum

3-6

CDF 405

Program Planning for Infants and Toddlers

3

CDF 406

Program Planning for Preschool Children

3

CDF 450

Early Childhood Practicum*

9

CDF 538

Research Analysis in Child and Family Studies

3

CDF 547

Organization and Administration of Early Childhood Programs

3

*CDF 450 is a 9 credit hour course and requires a 3.0 GPA in major requirements prior to enrolling.

Supporting Courses

12

Together with your advisor, select four from the following:

 

SED 318

Special Education in Early Childhood

3

NSC 500

Early Childhood Health Care

3

OTS 515

Early Child Sensorimotor Development

3

SWK 440

Addictions

3

SWK 456

Children's Services

3

Free Electives

8-11

EKU General Education Requirements

37

Total Hours

120-125