ACADEMIC MAP
Child Development, C.A.S.

Semester 1

COURSE CR COMMENTS
COLL 101 ORIENTATION TO COLLEGE 1 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
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 CUR & STRAT EARLY CHLDHD PGMS 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences 20 HOURS
ENGL 101 ~COMPOSITION 1 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
MATH 120 QUANTITATIVE LITERACY 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

The Certificate of Applied Science in Child Development builds early childhood professional knowledge, skills, and abilities so graduates can prepare, facilitate, and assess learning environments that are engaging and playful to promote social, emotional, cognitive, and physical development.  (COLL 101-ORIENTATION TO COLLEGE is a WVUP requirement and is not counted in the degree total, but is still a required course.  1 credit hour)

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:

ELECTIVES:

CONCURRENT COURSES:


CERTIFICATION:

PRACTICUM and SEMINAR

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 of Applied Science in Child Development. In just one more year, you can earn an Associate of Applied Science in Child Development without losing credits. In two years of study beyond the associates 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:
31


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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