Academic Catalog

2019-2020 Undergraduate Academic Catalog

Child Development Concentration

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Degree Type Offered: Concentration

For students interested in working with children. Consists of 13 credit hours in the following courses:

ENG-345W Literature for Children

Credits: 3 Term Offered: Fall and Spring

Development and analysis of the major types of children's literature are addressed, including picture books, poetry, fables, folktales, fantasy, realism, and historical fiction. Students read and analyze classic examples of each type. Prerequisites: FILA-150 or FILA-350EW and ENG-110 FILA general education: literature and writing intensive

SPED-210 General Education Teachers and Special Needs Learners

Credits: 3 Term Offered: Spring Only

Theory and practice related to what general education teachers need to know as they work with learners who are provided special education services. Emphasis is on implementing IEPs, providing accommodation and differentiation, and collaborating /co-teaching with special educators. Prerequisite: EDUC-140 and EDUC-200 or permission of instructor

FCS-408X Parent and Child Relations

Credits: 3 Term Offered: Spring Only

Overview of the process of parenting in diverse cultural and familial structures. Exploration of issues related to parenting at various stages of development, as well as formation of parenting goals and styles. Emphasis placed on parent-child interactions through the child rearing years. Provides an emphasis on evidence-based practices and evaluation of programming. Prerequisites: FILA-150 or FILA-350EW FILA general education: experiential learning

FCS-345 Child Development

Credits: 4 Term Offered: Fall and Spring

Examine issues related to physical, cognitive and socio-emotional development of the child from conception through early adolescence. Students will develop theoretical and practical knowledge of child development concepts. Provisions are made for observing and working with preschool children. Prerequisite: junior standing