ACADEMIC MAP
Child Development 2+2 BAS

Semester 1

COURSE CR COMMENTS
EDUC 250 INTRO TO EARLY EDUCATION 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
CDEV 105 FAMILY & THE CHILD 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences 10 HOURS
CDEV 210 CURRICULUM AND STRATEGIES FOR EARLY CHILDHOOD 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences 20 HOURS
COLL 101 ORIENTATION TO COLLEGE 1 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
QUANTITATIVE REASONING ELECTIVE 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
WRITING AND RHETORIC ELECTIVE 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
TOTAL: 16

Semester 2

COURSE CR COMMENTS
CDEV 205 YOUNG CHILDREN W/SPECIAL NEEDS 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences 20 HOURS
PSYC 241 INTRO TO HUMAN DEVELOPMENT 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
CDEV 155 GUIDING YOUNG CHILDREN 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences 20 HOURS
EDUC 255 LANGUAGE ARTS & EMERGENT LITERACY 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
CDEV 240 OBSERVATION & ASSESSMENT SKILL 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences 10 HOURS
TOTAL: 15

Semester 3

COURSE CR COMMENTS
SCIENCE COURSE WITH A LAB 4 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences SEE ATTACHED
CDEV 243 INFANT & TODDLER DEVELOPMENT 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences 20 HOURS
CDEV 242 PRESCHOOL DEVELOPMENT 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences 20 HOURS
CDEV 220 ETHICS & ADMINISTRATION 1 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences 10 HOURS
TOTAL: 13

Semester 4

COURSE CR COMMENTS
CDEV 215 HEALTHY ENVIRONMENTS 4 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
ART 101, THEA 101, OR MUSI 170 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
COMM 111 ~FUNDAMENTALS OF SPEECH 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
EDUC 108 EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
CDEV 251 CAPSTONE 4 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences 120 HOURS
TOTAL: 17

The Bachelor of Applied Science in Child Development is a 2+2 degree to enable graduates of Associate in Applied Science degrees in Child Development and related fields to complete a bachelor's degree.  Must be admitted to BA Child Development Program to take CDEV 300, EDUC 302, and EDUC 402. 

MILESTONE COURSE:

FIELD/CLINICAL COURSE:

These courses have a component that requires placement in a child development setting and a completed CDEV file. The amount of hours can be found beside the target.

CAREER PLANNING:

CAPSTONE COURSE:

A semester long project that must be taken before graduation. A “C” or better must be earned, and the Peregrine Assessment must be completed.

ELECTIVES:

CONCURRENT COURSES:


CERTIFICATION:

GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

A grade of “C” or better is required in program courses with (CDEV & EDUC) an overall GPA of 2.0.

PRACTICUM and SEMINAR A semester long project concurrent practicum experience and seminar are taken during final year of study. A “C” or better must be earned.

2+2 with WVU Parkersburg
CAREER LADDER: CDEV is designed as a career ladder with multiple entry and exit points. Students can earn a Certificate Degree. To add a Paraprofessional Prek-12 certification, add two additional classes to your certificate — COMM 111 and EDUC 108. In just one more year, you can earn an AAS in Child Development without losing credits. In two years of study beyond the Associate degree, you can earn a Bachelor of Applied Science in Child Development without losing credits.

Students should average 15 credit hours per semester, or 30 per year, to graduate on time.

TOTAL DEGREE CREDITS:
122


2022-2023

 
ACADEMIC MAP
Child Development 2+2 BAS

Semester 5

COURSE CR COMMENTS
AESTHETICS, CREATIVITY, AND APPRECIATION 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
QUANTITATIVE REASONING ELECTIVE 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
WRITING AND RHETORIC ELECTIVE 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences ENGL 102
CDEV 300 THEORIES OF LEARNING IN EARLY CHILDHOOD 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
CDEV 307 DIVERSITY IN EARLY CHILDHOOD 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
CDEV 304 TEACHING MATH TO YOUNG CHILDREN 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
TOTAL: 18

Semester 6

COURSE CR COMMENTS
CDEV 332 SCIENCE EXPLORATION FOR PRE K 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
CDEV 325 ETHICS & ADMINISTRATION 2 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
CDEV 335 CREATIVE EXPERIENCES EARLY EDU 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
CDEV 336 EARLY EXPER IN SOCIAL STUDIES 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
PEOPLE AND THEIR WORLDS ELECTIVE 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
TOTAL: 15

Semester 7

COURSE CR COMMENTS
CDEV 337 LANGUAGE ARTS & EMERGENT LITERACY 2 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
SCIENTIFIC INQUIRY ELECTIVE 4 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
CDEV 338 EARLY INTERVENTION 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
EDUC 302 STRATEGIES IN EARLY EDUCATION 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences TAKEN CONCURRENTLY WITH EDUC 402
EDUC 402 CURRICULUM IN EARLY EDUCATION 2 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences 45 HOURS
TOTAL: 15

Semester 8

COURSE CR COMMENTS
CDEV 405 PRACTICUM IN EARLY CHILDHOOD 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences 70 HOURS
CDEV 406 SEMINAR IN EARLY CHILDHOOD 4 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
ENGL 403 CHILDREN'S LITERATURE 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
FREE ELECTIVE 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
TOTAL: 13

The Bachelor of Applied Science in Child Development is a 2+2 degree to enable graduates of Associate in Applied Science degrees in Child Development and related fields to complete a bachelor's degree.  Must be admitted to BA Child Development Program to take CDEV 300, EDUC 302, and EDUC 402. 

MILESTONE COURSE:

FIELD/CLINICAL COURSE:

These courses have a component that requires placement in a child development setting and a completed CDEV file. The amount of hours can be found beside the target.

CAREER PLANNING:

CAPSTONE COURSE:

A semester long project that must be taken before graduation. A “C” or better must be earned, and the Peregrine Assessment must be completed.

ELECTIVES:

CONCURRENT COURSES:


CERTIFICATION:

GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

A grade of “C” or better is required in program courses with (CDEV & EDUC) an overall GPA of 2.0.

PRACTICUM and SEMINAR A semester long project concurrent practicum experience and seminar are taken during final year of study. A “C” or better must be earned.

2+2 with WVU Parkersburg
CAREER LADDER: CDEV is designed as a career ladder with multiple entry and exit points. Students can earn a Certificate Degree. To add a Paraprofessional Prek-12 certification, add two additional classes to your certificate — COMM 111 and EDUC 108. In just one more year, you can earn an AAS in Child Development without losing credits. In two years of study beyond the Associate degree, you can earn a Bachelor of Applied Science in Child Development without losing credits.

Students should average 15 credit hours per semester, or 30 per year, to graduate on time.

TOTAL DEGREE CREDITS:
122

2022-2023
Foundational Learning Courses (FLCs):

To ensure breadth and depth as students meet these broad education goals, the curriculum focuses on six academic “strands.”

Aesthetics,
Creativity, and
Appreciation
Human
Communication
and Interaction 
People and
Their Worlds
 Quantitative
Reasoning 
Scientific InquiryWriting and
Rhetoric

 ART-101

 ART-111

 ENGL-131

 ENGL-132

 ENGL-221

 ENGL-222

 ENGL-241

 ENGL-242

 ENGL-257

 ENGL-261

 ENGL-262

 ENGL-285

 MUSI-170

 THEA-101

 COMM-105

 COMM-111

 COMM-112

 COMM-202

 ECON-201

 ECON-202

 GEOG-102

 HIST-101

 HIST-102

 HIST-152

 HIST-153

 HIST-250

 PHIL-111

 PHIL-150

 PHIL-231

 POLS-101

 POLS-102

 PSYC-101
 
 PSYC-241

 SOC-101

 SOC-107

 SOC-221

 MATH-120

 MATH-125

 MATH-126

 MATH-211

 ASTR-106
 BIOL-101

 BIOL-102

 BIOL-103

 BIOL-104

 BIOL-107

 BIOL-108

 BIOL-109

 BIOL-115

 BIOL-117

 BIOL-171

 CHEM-111

 CHEM-115

 CHEM-116

 GEOL-101

 GEOL-102

 GEOL-103

 GEOL-104

 GEOL-105

 PSCI-101

 PSCI-111

 PSCI-112

 PHYS-101

 PHYS-102
 
PHYS-111

 ENGL-101

 ENGL-102

 ENGL-107

 

2022-2023

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