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Cañada College Course Completion Requirements

 

Gain the fundamental concepts and skills to work with children. This bachelor's degree program, offered on campus at CaƱada College, will prepare you to critically analyze and evaluate theoretical and practical issues in the field so that you can apply them to diverse communities or progress into a master's degree program.

Lower-Division (4 units)
COURSE CODE
COURSE TITLE
UNITS
EDU 101
4


Upper-Division (27 units)
COURSE CODE
COURSE TITLE
UNITS
These courses must be completed by all students enrolled in the B.A. in Child Development program:
CD 352
3
CD 353 Play, Development, and Learning 3
CD 450 Socio-Emotional Development of Children 3
CD 452 Leadership and Advocacy for Children 3
CD 453 Research in Child Development 3
CD 455 Culture and Cognition 3
CD 456 Violence and its Impact on Children and Families 3
PSY 325 Children with Varying Abilities 3
CD 454 Practicum in Early Childhood Education II 3


Concentration Courses (9 units)
COURSE CODE
COURSE TITLE
UNITS
For each concentration, students must complete three required courses
(9 units):
Early Biliteracy Development
CD 434
3
CD 436 Socio-Cultural Issues in Biliteracy Education 3
CD 442 Methods for Second Language Learners 3
Early Intervention
CD 435 Autism Spectrum Disorders (Capstone Course) 3
CD 457 Observation and Assessment of Differently-Able Young Children 3
ECE 216 Infant-Toddler Care and Education 3
OR
CD 219 Inclusive Practices for Young Children 3
School-Age
CD 436 Socio-Cultural Issues in Biliteracy Education (3) or EDU 300 Liberal Studies Gateway Experience 3
CD 440 Appropriate Practices across Curriculum through Pedagogy (Capstone Course) 3
CD 442 Methods for Second Language Learners 3


General Concentration
COURSE CODE
COURSE TITLE
UNITS
Students can chose 9 units of upper division child development coursework under any of the concentrations (Early Biliteracy Development, Early Intervention, or School-Age)
Dual Concentration: Early Intervention and Early Biliteracy Development
CD 434
3
CD 436 Socio-Cultural Issues in Biliteracy Education 3
CD 442 Methods for Second Language Learners 3
CD 435 Autism Spectrum Disorders (Capstone Course) 3
CD 457 Observation and Assessment of Young Children with Varying Abilities 3
ECE 216 Infant-Toddler Care and Education 3
OR
CD 219 Inclusive Practices for Young Children 3


Electives (18 units)

In addition to fulfilling the requirements in general education and their major, each student is free to choose courses needed to complete the number of semester units required for graduation. For Child Development majors, a minimum of 18 units of electives is needed to meet the academic requirements for graduation.

Students also have the option of completing a Dual Concentration in Early Intervention and Early Biliteracy Development, which is a total of 18 units. Students opting for the Dual Concentration will need nine units of elective to fulfill their degree requirements for graduation.:

 

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When Can I Start?

    Fall 2013

    September 3

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