Approval for Revisions to BA in Child Development

Executive Memorandum 88-040

July 29, 1988

From: Robin S. Wilson, President

Subject: Approval for Revisions to BA in Child Development

BA IN CHILD DEVELOPMENT

The proposed revisions to the BA in Child Development are approved for implementation effective fall 1989. The revised curriculum, reviewed and approved by the Faculty Senate, follows:

The Interdisciplinary Child Development major consists of courses from various disciplines and leads to a Bachelor of Arts Degree. The major consists of 54 units of coursework which includes a required basic core, a final capstone core and an individualized pattern of courses (DIRECT SERVICES or INDIRECT SERVICES) to be worked out by the student and an advisor in accordance with the student's educational objectives. The BA degree requires a total of 124 units.

BASIC CORE (20 Units Required)

HE 25 - Basic Nutrition - 3 Units

or HCSV 250 - Child Health (New Name) - 3 Units

HE 50 - Child Development - 3 Units

HE 51 - Direct Observation - 2 Units

HE 152 - Creative Experiences with Young Children - 3 Units

HE 153 - Research Methods in Child Development (WP Course) (New Name) - 3 Units

PSY 202 - Survey of Child and Adolescent Psychology - 3 Units

BIO 118 - Biology of Childhood (Prerequisite to be taken as GE) - 3 Units

SELECTED CORE (15 Units Required)

THE CHILD (Select 6 Units from the following)

PSY 112 - Learning in the Young Child - 3 Units

PSY 203 - Advanced Child Psychology - 3 Units

HE 150 - Prenatal-Infant Development - 3 Units

HE 154 - The School Age Child (New HE Course) - 3 Units

HE 254 - Adolescent Development (New Name) - 3 Units

THE FAMILY (Select 3 Units from the following)

HE 55 - Marriage and Family Relations - 3 Units

HE 255 - Seminar in Family Relations - 3 Units

SOCI 132 - Modern Family - 3 Units

SOCI 232 - The Family: Past, Present, and Future - 3 Units

THE SOCIETY AND CULTURE (Select 6 Units from the following)

ANTH 233 - Cultural Transmission - 3 Units

ANTH 234 - Culture and Personality - 3 Units

PSY 141 - Socio-Cultural Context of Psychological Development - 3 Units

PSY 147 - Psychology of Prejudice - 3 Units

SOCI 214 - Self and Society - 3 Units

SOSC 102 - Temporal Concepts in the Study of Human Behavior - 3 Units

AREAS OF CONCENTRATION (12 Units Required)

(Select 12 Units form A-Direct Services or B-Indirect Services)

A. DIRECT SERVICES:

HE 251 - Staff-Parent-Child Relations - 3 Units

HE 256 - Administration of Child Development Programs (New Name) - 3 Units

EDUC 200A - Approaches to Early Childhood Education (New Name) - 3 Units

EDUC 215 - Curriculum and Materials: Early Childhood Education - 3 Units

EDUC 143 - Overview of Special Education - 3 Units

or PSY 240 - Psychology of the Exceptional Child - 3 Units

EDUC 154A - Literature for Young Children - 3 Units

or EDUC 254A - Literature for Children - 3 Units

or THEA 124 - Children's Literature in Performance - 3 Units

ART 207 - Development of Children's Art - 3 Units

or ART 208 - Development of Adolescent Art - 3 Units

MUS 156 - Music for Early Childhood - 3 Units

or MUS 129J - Music for Children - 3 Units

or MUS 157 - Music in Recreation - 3 Units

PHED 102 - Foundations of Childhood Physical Education - 2 Units*

or PHED 103 - Development of Motor Behavior in Child - 2 Units*

SWRK 220 - Child Welfare - 3 Units

*The PHED classes will most likely increase to 3 Units according to Dr. Don Scott

B. INDIRECT SERVICES:

(Select 12 Units from one of the following three areas: 1 or 2 or 3)

1. SOCIAL POLICY

EDUC 102 - Social Issues in American Education - 3 Units

EDUC 236 - Introduction to Multi-Cultural Education (New Name) - 3 Units

ENG 30 - Report Writing - 3 Units

HE 212 - Consumer and the Law - 3 Units

POLS 273 - Legislative Process and Behavior - 3 Units

POLS 271A - Public Policy Formation - 3 Units

2. ADMINISTRATION

HE 251 - Staff-Parent-Child Relations - 3 Units

HE 256 - Administration of Child Development Programs (New Name) - 3 Units

MGMT 149 - The Management of Organization - 3 Units

MGMT 231 - Human Resource Management - 3 Units

POLS 260A - Introduction to Public Administration - 3 Units

POLS 262 - Organizational Theory - 3 Units

3. HUMAN SERVICES

HCSV 100 - Introduction to Human Services - 3 Units

HCSV 267 - Mental and Emotional Health - 3 Units

SOCI 101 - Community Process in Human Services - 3 Units

SWRK 70 - Social Welfare Institutions: A Response to Power and Scarcity - 3 Units

SWRK 110 - Community Service Agencies (Fall Only) - 3 Units

SWRK 220 - Child Welfare - 3 Units

SWRK 280 - Law and Disadvantaged Persons - 3 Units

FINAL CORE (Capstone) (7 Units)

CD 252 - Child Development Practicum (New Name) - 4 Units

CD 295 - Senior Seminar in Child Development - 3 Units

TOTAL: 54 UNITS