Bachelor of Arts: Elementary Pre-Credential Course Sequence

Concentration in Elementary Pre-credential

A: Required Foundation Courses (14 units)

Units Course Title

(3)

CHDV 35

Child and Adolescent Development

(2)

CHDV 35F

Human Development and Elementary Field Experience
(completion of or concurrent enrollment in CHDV 035)

(3)

FACS 50

The Family and Social Issues

(3)

CHDV 123

Methods of Observation and Assessment in Child Development
(CHDV 030 or CHDV 035; completion of 45 total units credit)

(3)

CHDV 133

Research in Human Development
(CHDV 030 or CHDV 035 ; completion of 45 total units credit)


B: Required Upper Division Core Courses (20 units)

Note: Completion of or concurrent enrollment CHDV 123 or CHDV 133 is required for registration in many of the required upper division core courses.

Units Course Title

(3)

CHDV 131

Language Development
(CHDV 133; may be taken concurrently)

(3)

CHDV 132

Fieldwork in Child Development
(CHDV 030 or CHDV 035, and CHDV 035F for Liberal Studies and Major B only)

(3)

CHDV 135

Crosscultural Child Development
(CHDV 133; may be taken concurrently)

(3)

CHDV 136

Developmental Experiences, Methods and Curriculum
(CHDV 123, may be taken concurrently; completion of 60 units or instructor permission)

(3)

CHDV 137*

Cognitive Development
(CHDV 030 or CHDV 035 and CHDV 133)

(1)

CHDV 137L*

Cognitive Development Research Laboratory
(CHDV 030 or CHDV 035 and CHDV 133)

(3)

CHDV 138

Social and Emotional Development
(CHDV 030 or CHDV 035 and CHDV 133)

(1)

CHDV 138L*

Social and Emotional Development Research Laboratory
(CHDV 030 or CHDV 035 and CHDV 133)


C. Credential Requirements/Pre-requisites (11units)

Units Course Title

(3)

EDUC 170

Bilingual Education: Introduction to Educating English Learners

(2)

EDUC 100A

Educating Students with Disabilities in Inclusive Settings

(1)

EDUC 100B*

Educating Students with Disabilities in Inclusive Settings Lab

(2)

HLSC 136

School Health Education
(CPR training; may be taken concurrently)

(3)

KINS 172

Movement Education


D. Elective (3 units)

Students in the elementary pre-credential emphasis are required to select one course from the approved list of precredential electives. It is suggested that they work with a faculty advisor to select this course, and are strongly urged to select courses that will assist in preparation for the CSET examination.

Approved Electives for CHDV Majors and Minors (pdf)