Bachelor of Art

Social and Community Settings Courses

Courses in parentheses are prerequisites.

A. Required Courses (12 units)

Units Course Title Course Description
(3) CHDV 30
OR
CHDV 35
Human Development
OR
Child and Adolescent Development
(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 (23 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 123 may be taken concurrently; for CHDV-Integrated, CHDV-Pre-credential, or LIberal Studies majors only CHDV 35F)
(3) CHDV 135 Crosscultural Child Development
(CHDV 133; may be taken concurrently)
(3) CHDV 136
OR
COMS/FACS 108
Developmental Experiences, Methods and Curriculum
(Junior standing; CHDV 30 or CHDV 35 and CHDV 123; CHDV 123 may be taken concurrently)
OR
Family Communication
(COMS 8, FACS 50, SOC 166, or instructor permission)
(3) CHDV 137* Cognitive Development
(CHDV 133; Corequisite: CHDV 137L)
(1) CHDV 137L* Cognitive Development Research Lab
(CHDV 133; Corequisite: CHDV 137)
(3) CHDV 138* Social and Emotional Development
(CHDV 133; Corequisite: CHDV 138L)
(1) CHDV 138L* Social and Emotional Development Lab
(CHDV 133; Corequisite: CHDV 138)
(3) CHDV/FACS 154 Issues in Parenting
(CHDV 30, or CHDV 35, or FACS 52, or instructor permission)

*CHDV 137/137L or CHDV 138/138L should not be taken in the same semester.

C. Elective (14 - 15 units)

Students are required to select an additional 14-15 units of course work from the appropriate list of approved electives. It is suggested that they work with a faculty advisor to select these courses

Approved Electives for CHDV Majors and Minors (pdf)

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