The Child Development track incorporates the theoretical and practical knowledge of concepts in child development. This track prepares students for careers in settings such as preschool, early and head start programs, after-school programs, and non-profit agencies.

Special Note: this track does not include courses for teacher licensure and all required classes include assignments that necessitate access to children in educational settings. 

Core 4 courses (12 credits):

Select 2 courses (6 credits):

  • ECED 372: Introduction to Early Childhood Education
  • ECED 442: The Young Child
  • IS 300: Sponsored Learning
  • LED 355: Inclusive Early Literacy Development and Acquisition
  • ECED 304: Diversity, Equity & Justice in ECED
  • EXED 200: Foundations of Exceptional Education
  • EXED 402: Behavioral Supports and Interventions
  • FAM 133: The Contemporary Family
  • FAM 325: Parent-Child Relationships Across the Lifespan
  • LTLE 370: Instructional Technology
  • LTLE 385: Foundations of Instructional Design
  • SCOM 245: Signs, Symbols and Social Interaction
  • SOWK 342: Child Welfare Services

Please visit our course catalog for full course descriptions.  

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