Bachelor of Art

Integrated Pre-Credential Subject Matter Program Courses

Integrated Pre-credential Subject Matter (Formerly Child Development Major B)

Units required for major: 111-114
Minimum total units required for BA: 120
Courses in parentheses are prerequisites.
Students transferring credit from other institutions must submit unofficial copies of all transcripts to the Child

Development office in Brighton Hall 135, or mail to: Child Development Department, California State University,
Sacramento, 6000 J Street, Sacramento, CA 95819-6139. Please see a Child Development Advisor for a review of transcripts and transfer credit evaluation.


Required Courses (111 - 114 units)

A. Child Development (34 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 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 133 Research in Human Development
(CHDV 30 or CHDV 35; completion of 45 total units)
(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)
(3) FACS 50
OR
ETHN 166
OR
ETHN 167
OR
ETHN 173
The Family and Social Issues
OR
ETHN 166
OR
ETHN 167
OR
ETHN 173

B. Credential Requirements/Prerequisites (6 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

C. Health (2 units)

Units Course Title Course Description
(2) HLSC 136 School Health Education (CPR training; may be taken concurrently)

D. Kinesiology (3 units)

Units Course Title Course Description
(3) KINS 172 Movement Education

E. Language and Literature (12 - 15 units)

*ENGL 20 may be satisfied with an ENGL 1C course, or its equivalent, if transferred from an approved community college.

Units Course Title Course Description
(3) COMS 5 The Communication Experience
(3) ENGL 5 Accelerated Academic Literacies
(3) ENGL 20 College Composition II
(3) ENGL 116B
OR
EDUC 120
Children Literary Classics
(Passing Score on WPE)
OR
Literature for Children
(3) COMS 2
EDUC 10
ENGL 1C
ENVS 11
JOUR 50
PHIL 4
SOC 8
Argumentation
Critical Thinking and the Education Person
Critical Thinking and Writing (Grade of C- or better in ENGL 5)
Environmental Issues and Critical Thinking
Mass Media and Critical Thinking
Critical Thinking
Sense and Nonsense in Social Issues and Research

F. Mathematics (9 units)

Units Course Title Course Description
(3) MATH 17 An Introduction to Exploration Conjecture and Proof in Mathematics
(MATH 9 or three years high school math including two years algebra and one year geometry; completion of ELM requirement and Intermediate Algebra diagnostic test)
(3) MATH 107A Fundamental Mathematical Concepts
(MATH 17 and passing score on the Intermediate Algebra Diagnostic Test)
(3) MATH 107B Fundamental Mathematical Concepts
(MATH 107A)

G. Natural and Physical Sciences (15 units)

Units Course Title Course Description
(4) BIO 7 Introduction to the Science of Biology
(3) CHEM 106 Chemical Concepts (GEOL 8 or BIO 7, ENGL 20 or an equivalent second semester composition course)
(3) GEOL 8 Earth Science
(1) GEOL 8T Earth Science Lab (GEOL 8 may be taken concurrently)
(4) PHYS 107 Conceptual Physics and Scientific Inquiry (BIO 7, CHEM 106, GEOL 8, MATH 17)

H. Social Sciences and Humanities (21 units)

Units Course Title Course Description
(3) ETHN 100* Ethnic America (passing score on WPE)
(3) GEOG 100 Themes in World Geography
(3) GOVT 1 Essentials of Government
(3) HIST 17A United States History, 1607 - 1877
(3) HIST 50 World Civilization, Beginnings - 1600
(3) HIST 132 Topics in World History (HIST 50)
(3) HIST 187
OR
ECON 104
Topics in United States History 1600 - 1900
OR
Introduction to the United States Economy

*Satisfies the Writing Intensive course requirement for graduation.

I. Visual/Performing Arts (9 units)

Units Course Title Course Description
(3) ART 133 Understanding and Creating Art (upper division status; declared major in Child Development, Liberal Studies, or Blended Liberal Studies)
(3) MUSC 101 Experiences in Music
(3) THEA 118 Children's Theatre
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