Child Development & Family Relations
       Academic Concentration in Child Studies - Education Majors Only
Students majoring in one of the education programs (i.e., elementary education or special education) often choose an academic concentration in child studies. Students are accountable for meeting all prerequisites for upper-level courses. The concentration requires 24 semester hours (s.h.) including 15 s.h. of the following courses:
 
CDFR 1103 Marriage & Family Relations (3) or SOCI 1025 Courtship and Marriage (3)
CDFR 2000 Child Development I – Prenatal through Early Childhood (3)
CDFR 2001 Child Development II – Middle Childhood through Adolescence (3)
CDFR 3002 Child in the Family (3) or PSYC 2201 Psychology of Childhood (3)
PSYC 1000. Introductory Psychology (3)
 

 

Electives (9 s.h.) to complete the academic concentration are recommended from the following courses:

 

  CDFR 3150 Introduction to Early Childhood Intervention (3)
CDFR 3210 Models and Foundations of Early Childhood Education (3)
CDFR 3215 The Family As Consumers (3)
CDFR 3306 Guiding Behavior of Children (3)
CDFR 3321 Infant and Toddler Curriculum (3)
CDFR 4121 Social Studies, Math, and Science Curriculum in Early Childhood (3)
CDFR 4122 Language and Literacy Curriculum in Early Childhood (3)
CDFR 4200^ Development and Educational Assessment of Young Children (3)
CDFR 4303 Families and Cultural Diversity (3)
CDFR 4406^ Parent-Professional Collaboration (3)
CDFR 4408 Administration of Programs for Young Children (3)
^Writing Intensive
   
   
   
   
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