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College of Education

Undergraduate Studies

Bachelor of Arts

Early Development, Care, and Education


Career Options

Child Development students pursue careers in elementary school teaching; preschool teaching and administration; child-care and after-school employment; parent education; community college teaching; or work with a variety of counseling, social service and community agencies. The undergraduate major also prepares students for graduate studies in child development, elementary or special education, human development, social work or counseling.


Program Requirements

Units required for Major: 49-50
Minimum units required for BA: 120

Program Resources

Learn how to apply.
Required Courses
Catalog with detailed program requirements.
CHDV Permit Information
Approved Electives for CHDV Majors and Minors


Learning Outcomes

  • Develop discipline-based written communication skills
  • Analyze and critique written materials related to child development
  • Participate in field based experiences mediated by using theory, concepts, and research
  • Understand major milestones of development from infancy to adulthood
  • Develop and maintain positive attitudes towards diversity and its manifestations in children and families

Questions
Academic and Program Services
Phone: (916) 278-6639 | Office: Eureka Hall 401
Mail Address
College of Education
Sacramento State
6000 J Street 
Sacramento, California 95819-6079