Associate with Concentration in Child DevelopmentJason Harle2019-10-01T14:21:47+00:00
The Liberal Arts and Sciences curriculum with a Child Development concentration offers a broad range of courses designed to provide foundational knowledge in areas such as English, mathematics, science, and history while also providing key courses that are designed for students who are interested in professions
involving children. The major provides the scientific base for understanding development from birth through adolescence.
The Child Development concentration is an excellent foundation toward pursuing a baccalaureate degree within education and human services.
The general education core for this degree complies with guidelines of the Illinois Articulation Initiative (IAI).
REQUIREMENTS CREDIT HOURS
General Education Requirements
ENG 160 Composition I
ENG 162 Composition II (4)
ENG 165 Speech
MAT 200 Finite Mathematics OR MAT 225** Introductory Statistics
BIO 102 Human Biology OR BIO 108 Anatomy and Physiology I
CHM 115 Basic Chemistry OR PHY 103 Earth Science
HUM 204 Music Appreciation OR HUM 205 History and Appreciation of Art
PHI 220 Ethics OR any unduplicated Humanities or Fine Arts course
SPA 222 The Hispanic-American Experience through Literature
HIS 105 Survey of U.S. History from 1865 to Present OR HIS 104 Survey of U.S. History to 1865 OR PSC 103 American Government and Politics
PSY 101 General Psychology
PSY 210* Child Psychology OR SOC 101 ** Introduction to Sociology
*Required for Early Childhood Education.
**Required for the Social Work degree and highly recommended for Addiction Studies.
Concentration #4: Child Development
ECE101 Introduction to Early Childhood
ECE 221 The Exceptional Child
ECE 225 Language Acquisition and Language Arts for Young Children