May 23, 2019  
2018 Siena Heights University Catalog 
  
2018 Siena Heights University Catalog

Child Development, B.A.


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The Siena Heights University Child Development Program meets National Association for the Education of Young Children standards.

Course Requirements for Major


Choose Option I or Option II: 4-7 Credit Hours


Option I


Compatible to the related fields in psychology, social work, private and public child care centers, clinics, recreation, and the human services. Required for students not seeking elementary teacher certification:

Option II:


Designed for students interested in preschool education and teaching early education grades. All students pursuing the Early Childhood-Child Development endorsement must complete the elementary comprehensive major for certification.

Total for Major: 42-45 Credit Hours


Liberal Arts: 29 Credit Hours


General Electives: 46-49 Credit Hours


Total for Degree: 120 Credit Hours


Other Requirements


  1. TSC 101 Fundamentals Of Speech Communication  strongly recommended.
  2. Students majoring in Child Development must earn a C- or better in each required course (including cognate requirements) in the major.
  3. Attainment of a 3.0 g.p.a. in the CDV major is a graduation requirement.

Elementary Endorsement with Early Childhood Emphasis (ZS)


Course Requirements


Other Requirements


  1. All students pursuing the Early Childhood-Child Development endorsement must complete the elementary comprehensive major for certification.
  2. Students pursuing an Early Childhood endorsement (ZS) must earn a C- or better in each required course including cognate requirements. Attainment of a 3.0 g.p.a. in the Early Childhood coursework is a graduation requirement.

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