Bachelor of Art

Elementary Pre-Credential Course Sequence

Concentration in Elementary Pre-credential

A. Required Courses (14 units)

Courses in parentheses are prerequisites.

Units Course Title Course Description
(3) CHDV 35 Child and Adolescent Development
(2) CHDV 35F Human Development and Elementary Field Experience
(completion of or concurrent enrollment in CHDV 35
(3) CHDV 123 Methods of Observation and Assessment in Child Development
(CHDV 30 or CHDV 35; completion of 45 total units)
(3) CHDV 133 Research in Human Development
(CHDV 30 or CHDV 35; completion of 45 total units)
(3) FACS 50 The Family and Social Issues

B. Required Upper Division Core Course (20 units)

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

Units Course Title Course Description
(3) CHDV 131 Language Development
(CHDV 133; may be taken concurrently)
(3) CHDV 132 Fieldwork in Child Development
(CHDV 30 or CHDV 35 and CHDV 35F 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 30 or CHDV 35 and CHDV 133)
(1) CHDV 137L* Cognitive Development Research Lab
(CHDV 30 or CHDV 35 and CHDV 133)
(3) CHDV 138* Social and Emotional Development
(CHDV 30 or CHDV 35 and CHDV 133)
(1) CHDV 138L* Social and Emotional Development Lab
(CHDV 30 or CHDV 35 and CHDV 133)

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

Units Course Title Course Description
(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)

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