Jan 20, 2022  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Child Development Concentration - Liberal Studies

This is a concentration within the Bachelor of Arts program in Liberal Studies.  Please view the information for the Department of Liberal Studies  in conjunction with this concentration information.

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Upon advisement and petition approval by a concentration advisor, community college transfer students with an Associate of Arts degree in Child Development or Early Childhood Education (ECE) may replace CDEV 3140 and complete the required coursework for a total of 169 units.


Students with Child Development concentrations must take all courses counted toward the concentration for a letter grade if the letter-grade option is available. In addition, no more than 3 units of credit-graded coursework may apply toward the concentration.

All students must complete CDEV 3010, Child Abuse and Neglect, prior to enrollment in the following lab courses:


Internships and fieldwork courses may be repeated once each for credit toward the concentration. In addition, a maximum of 3 units of combined coursework in fieldwork and internships may be counted toward the concentration.


(16 units)

Complete the following courses with a GPA of 2.0 or higher for a concentration in Child Development within the Liberal Studies degree: