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2008-2009 Undergraduate Catalog 
2008-2009 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Child Development Concentration - Liberal Studies

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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, community college transfer students with an Associate of Arts degree in Child Development or Early Childhood Education (ECE) may waive CDEV 3140 and complete the remaining required coursework, plus additional coursework, for a total of 22 units, 17 upper-division.


Community college coursework in Child Development or Early Childhood Education may apply toward 5 units non-upper-division electives within the Child Development concentration.


Community college transfer students without an Associate of Arts in Child Development or ECE must complete course requirements as outlined above for a total of not less than 22 units, with no more than 5 lower-division 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.


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 with approval by the major adviser.


Students obtaining academic competency prior to the credential program must earn grades of C or better in all classes within the concentration.


(22 units)


2. Select 6 units of electives from the following courses:

(3 units must come from section a)

Electives may not be cross counted for the courses required within the concentration core.

a. Select 3 units from the following Liberal Studies major and/or Inquiry courses:

(the following inquiry courses have been designated for the Child Development Concentration only)

b. Select 3 units from the following elective courses:

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