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Bachelor of Science in Child and Adolescent Development
The Bachelor of Science in Child and Adolescent Development requires a minimum of 51 units in the major, including a nine-unit basic core completed by all majors and 42 units in one of the following four options: Early Childhood Development; Elementary School Settings; Adolescent/Youth Development; 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 a 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.