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Classes & Requirements



Curriculum Requirements for the Teaching: Child and Family Studies (non-certification program) B.S. Degree 

The courses listed below may not be the most up to date listing of requirements for this degree. Students should consult the College catalog and their academic adviser for the most accurate course selection and degree progress.

In addition to the General Education requirements and the Institutional Learning Outcomes for all majors, the following courses are required for graduation from the Teaching: Child and Family Studies program

At least 36 of the 120 credits required for the bachelor’s degree must be 3000- and/or 4000-level courses.

  • BIOL 1001 - Newsworthy Topics in Biology
  • ECE 1110 - Introduction to Early Childhood Education
  • ECE 2160 - Health and Wellness of Young Children
  • EDUC 1710-1760 - Field Observation/Participation
  • EDUC 1110 - Introduction to Teaching
  • EDUC 2125 - Teaching Literacy Through Literature
  • EDUC 2130 - Child, Family, and Community
  • EDUC 3155 - Developmental Assessment I
  • EDUC 3165 - Developmental Assessment II
  • EDUC 3210 - Teaching English Language Learners
  • EDUC 4160 - Electronic Media for Teachers
  • EDUC 4910 - Seminar: Contemporary Research, Issues, and Ethics in Education
  • ENGL 2110 - American Literature I
    or ENGL 2115 - American Literature II
  • GEOG 3110 - Cultural Geography
  • HIST 1130 - U. S. History I
    or HIST 1135 - U. S. History II
  • HSER 2115 - The Helping Relationship
  • HSER 2120 - Human Service Systems
  • HSER 4710 - Field Experience
  • MATH 1125 - College Algebra
  • MATH 1140 - College Mathematics
  • MATH 2115 - Statistics
  • PSYC 2190 - Child Development I
  • PSYC 2195 - Child Development II
  • PSYC 2205 - Psychology of Adolescence
  • PSYC 3125 - Research Methods for the Social and Behavioral Sciences
  • PSYC 3130 - Psychopathology
  • PSYC 3165 - Cognition and Learning
  • SPEC 2110 - Characteristics and Needs of Exceptional Learners
  • SPEC 2120 - Early Intervention and Transitions
  • SPEC 3110 - Classroom Management
  • SPEC 3115 - Differentiated Instruction for Diverse Learners
  • SPEC 4110 - Family Partnerships, Advocacy, Collaboration and Transitions
  • Concentration Elective (chosen from list below)
  • Concentration Elective (chosen from list below)
  • Concentration Elective (chosen from list below)
  • Concentration Elective (chosen from list below)
  • 2000-level Science course

From 2015-2016 Catalog

Students will work closely with an academic adviser to select courses and/or academic minors that fit their interests, as well as with the Career Development Center for career goals. While the academic adviser assists the student in planning his/her curriculum, the student is ultimately responsible for meeting the requirements of the curriculum selected.