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  Nov 21, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 University catalog

Child and Adolescent Development, Option in Adolescent/Youth Development, B.S.


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(120 UNITS)

Bachelor of Science in Child and Adolescent Development


The Bachelor of Science in Child and Adolescent Development requires 51 units of major coursework. All majors complete the nine-unit basic core courses. In addition, majors choose one of four options that each include 42 units of coursework. The options allow students to focus on the population and context in which they are interested: Adolescent/Youth Development; Early Childhood Development; Elementary School Settings; and Family and Community Contexts.

A “C” (2.0) or better is required in all courses applied to the major. Course prerequisites are strictly enforced.

Option in Adolescent/Youth Development (42 units)


The option in Adolescent/Youth Development (AYD) provides advanced understanding of cognitive, physical and socio-emotional development during the adolescent age period. It is designed for students who intend to work with youth in community-based settings and/or to pursue graduate studies related to adolescent development.

Fieldwork Courses (6 units)


Topical Developmental Courses (18 units)


One class from each topical cluster:


Total (120 units)


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