Discontinued Program - Child Development - Bachelor of Science

Program:
Child Development - Bachelor of Science
Program Code:
7633 Child Development
Program Level:
Undergraduate
Award Type:
Bachelor of Science
Start Term:
US06
End Term:
FS11
Department:
Department of Human Development and Family Studies


Excerpt from the official Academic Programs Catalog:

Listed below are the approved requirements for the program from the official Academic Programs Catalog.
Students must consult their advisors to learn which specific requirements apply to their degree programs.
Following this section are the requirements as represented in Degree Navigator, MSU's online advising tool. The Degree Navigator section is only available for programs using Degree Navigator for degree certification.

College of Social Science

Department of Human Development and Family Studies

Undergraduate Programs
Child Development - Bachelor of Science

This program combines a basic education in human ecology and a broad general education with preprofessional preparation related to employment in early childhood education centers, Headstart, kindergartens, and early elementary grades in schools. It is especially appropriate for the student interested in working with children of pre–primary and early elementary ages.

To meet the Michigan State Board of Education standard, students in the Bachelor of Science degree program with a major in child development are required to satisfy the State of Michigan requirements for a teaching major in language arts or social studies; those requirements are included in the requirements for the concentration in language arts or social studies.  Students who complete the requirements for the concentration are not required to complete an approved disciplinary minor for teacher certification.

Requirements for the Bachelor of Science Degree in Child Development

  1. The University requirements for bachelor's degrees as described in the Undergraduate Education section of this catalog; 120 credits, including general elective credits, are required for the Bachelor of Science degree in Child Development.

    The completion of an Writing, Rhetoric and American Cultures writing course referenced in item 3. c. (1) below may also satisfy the University’s Tier I writing requirement.

    The completion of Mathematics 201 referenced in item 3. a. below may also satisfy the University mathematics requirement.
    The University's Tier II writing requirement for the Child Development major is met by completing Human Development and Family Studies 321.  This course is referenced in item 3. a. below.
  2. The requirements of the College of Social Science for the Bachelor of Science degree.
  3. The following requirements for the major:
                 
    All of the following courses (53 credits):  
    HDFS 211 Child Growth and Development 3
    HDFS 212 Children, Youth and Family 3
    HDFS 320 Interaction with Children in Groups 3
    HDFS 320L Interaction with Children – Laboratory 1
    HDFS 321 Curriculum for Children (W) 3
    HDFS 32lL Curriculum for Children Laboratory 1
    HDFS 421 Assessment of the Young Child 3
    HDFS 424 Student Teaching in an Early Childhood Program 6
    HDFS 442 Ethnic Families in America 3
    HNF 150 Introduction to Human Nutrition 3
    MTH 201 Elementary Mathematics for Teachers I 3
    MTH 202 Elementary Mathematics for Teachers II  3
    TE 150 Reflections on Learning 3
    TE 301 Learners and Learning in Context - Elementary (W) 4
    TE 401 Teaching of Subject Matter to Diverse Learners - Elementary 5
    TE 402 Crafting Teaching Practice - Elementary (W) 6
    Completion of an Integrated Teaching Major in Language Arts or Social Studies. Students who wish to take the Integrated Teaching Major in Integrated Science for Elementary Education Teacher Certification may do so and must contact their advisor.  

    For additional information, refer to the statement on TEACHER CERTIFICATION in the Department of Teacher Education section of this catalog.

     



Degree Requirements from Degree Navigator.

NOTE: Degree Navigator is an advising tool only and should not be viewed as a contract with the student. Any questions about the requirements should be directed to an academic advisor.


Child Development, BS (7633)

Required Credits: 120    Program Version: FS16

Requirement 1: University Tier I Writing
University Tier I Writing: 1 course from WRA101, WRA195H, LB133, MC111, MC112, RCAH111

Requirement 2: University Mathematics
University Mathematics: The required number of courses from 1 of the following sets of courses
MTH2: 1 course
At least 1 course from LB118, MTH110, MTH116, MTHRQMT, MTHWAIV1, MTHWAIV2, Mathematics Pre-Matriculation, Mathematics Post-Matriculation
MTH1: 2 courses
At least 1 course from MTH103, MTH103WAIV
At least 1 course from MTH112, MTH114, MTH124, MTH132, MTH152H, MTH201, STT200, STT201

Requirement 3: University IAH201 - IAH210
University IAH201 - IAH210: 4 credits from IAH201, IAH202, IAH203, IAH204, IAH205, IAH206, IAH207, IAH208, IAH209, IAH210, RCAH201, ANY IAH BELOW 211

Requirement 4: University IAH211 or higher
University IAH211 or higher: 4 credits from IAH211A, IAH211B, IAH211C, IAH211D, IAH221A, IAH221B, IAH221C, IAH231A, IAH231B, IAH231C, IAH241A, IAH241B, IAH241C, IAH241D, IAH241E, IAH241F, IAH241G, RCAH202, TRANSFER IAH, ANY IAH211 OR HIGHER, approved LB courses

Requirement 5: University ISS200 Series
University ISS200 Series: 4 credits from ISS210, ISS215, ISS220, ISS225, ISS230, ISS235, MC201, TRANSFER ISS 200 LEVEL, ANY ISS 200 LEVEL

Requirement 6: University ISS300 Series
University ISS300 Series: 4 credits from ISS305, ISS308, ISS310, ISS315, ISS318, ISS320, ISS325, ISS327, ISS328, ISS330A, ISS330B, ISS330C, ISS335, ISS336, MC202, ANY ISS 300 LEVEL, approved LB courses

Requirement 7: University ISB
University ISB: 3 credits from ISB200, ISB201, ISB202, ISB204, TRANSFER ISB, ISB ALTERNATIVE TRACK, ANY 3 CREDIT ISB COURSE

Requirement 8: University ISP
University ISP: 3 credits from ISP203A, ISP203B, ISP205, ISP207, ISP209, ISP213H, ISP215, ISP217, ISP220, ISP221, TRANSFER ISP, ISP ALTERNATIVE TRACK, ANY 3 CREDIT ISP COURSE

Requirement 9: University Laboratory Experience
University Laboratory Experience: The required number of credits from 1 of the following sets of courses
Univ Lab: 2 credits
At least 2 credits from ISB201L, ISB208L, ISP203L, ISP205L, ISP207L, ISP209L, ISP217L, ANY 2 CREDIT ISB/ISP LAB, LAB EXPERIENCE ALTERNATIVE TRACK, TRANSFER LAB
Alternative: 2 credits
At least 1 credit from ISB201L, ISB208L, ISP203L, ISP205L, ISP207L, ISP209L, ISP217L, ANY 2 CREDIT ISB/ISP LAB, LAB EXPERIENCE ALTERNATIVE TRACK, TRANSFER LAB
At least 1 credit from an Alternative Track Lab credit

Requirement 10: University Diversity Distribution
University Diversity Distribution: A total 2 courses
At least 1 course from NationalIAH or ISS courses emphasizing national diversity or both national diversity and international and multicultural diversity
At least 1 course from InternationalIAH or ISS courses emphasizing international and multicultural diversity or both national diversity and international and multicultural diversity
Conditions:
University Diversity Distribution: No more than 1 course from IAH or ISS emphasizing both national diversity and international and multicultural diversity in Requirement(s) 10

Requirement 11: Major - Child Development - BS - Child Growth and Development
Major - Child Development - BS - Child Growth and Development: 1 course from HDFS211

Requirement 12: Major - Child Development - BS - Children, Youth and Family
Major - Child Development - BS - Children, Youth and Family: 1 course from HDFS212

Requirement 13: Major - Child Development - BS - Interaction with Children
Major - Child Development - BS - Interaction with Children: 2 courses from HDFS320, HDFS320L

Requirement 14: Major - Child Development - BS - Curriculum for Children
Major - Child Development - BS - Curriculum for Children: 2 courses from HDFS321, HDFS321L

Requirement 15: Major - Child Development - BS - Assessment of the Young Child
Major - Child Development - BS - Assessment of the Young Child: 1 course from HDFS421

Requirement 16: Major - Child Development - BS - Student Teaching in an Early Childhood Program
Major - Child Development - BS - Student Teaching in an Early Childhood Program: 1 course from HDFS424

Requirement 17: Major - Child Development - BS - Ethnic Families in America
Major - Child Development - BS - Ethnic Families in America: 1 course from HDFS442

Requirement 18: Major - Child Development - BS - Human Nutrition
Major - Child Development - BS - Human Nutrition: 1 course from HNF150

Requirement 19: Major - Child Development - BS - Mathematics
Major - Child Development - BS - Mathematics: 2 courses from MTH201, MTH202

Requirement 20: Major - Child Development - BS - TE Core
Major - Child Development - BS - TE Core: 4 courses from TE150, TE301, TE401, TE402

Requirement 21: Major - Child Development - BA Teaching Major Minimum 36 Credits
Major - Child Development - BA Teaching Major Minimum 36 Credits: The required number of courses from 1 of the following sets of courses
Language Arts: 14 courses
At least 5 courses from ENG210, TE348, GEO204, ISS220, SME301
At least 1 course from IAH241A, IAH241C, IAH241E
At least 2 courses from COM100, COM275, ENG130, ENG230, JRN108, THR421
At least 1 course from ENG226, ENG228, ENG229, ENG232, ENG327
At least 1 course from CSD333, ENG302, LIN200
At least 1 course from COM391, ENG404, ENG405, ENG420, LIN401, LIN450, LIN471
At least 1 course from ENG310A, ENG310B, ENG310C, ENG310D, ENG310E
At least 2 courses from ENG344, ENG349, ENG350, ENG351, ENG352, ENG353, ENG354, ENG360, ENG361, ENG363, ENG379, ENG426B, ENG426D, ENG426E, ENG436A, ENG463
Social Studies-History: 17 courses
At least 1 course from CSD333, ENG302, LIN200
At least 1 course from IAH241A, IAH241C, IAH241E
At least 5 courses from EC201, EC202, GEO204, PLS100, PLS324
At least 1 course from GEO206, GEO330, GEO333
At least 8 courses from HST201, HST202, HST203, HST320, HST413, ISS220, SME301, TE348
At least 1 course from History electives at the 3-400 level.
Social Studies-Geography: 17 courses
At least 10 courses from EC201, EC202, PLS100, PLS324, GEO204, GEO206, GEO221, ISS220, TE348, SME301
At least 1 course from CSD333, ENG302, LIN200
At least 1 course from IAH241A, IAH241C, IAH241E
At least 1 course from HST202, HST203
At least 1 course from HST320, HST413
At least 1 course from GEO113, GEO151
At least 1 course from GEO330, GEO333
At least 1 course from Elective credits in Geography at the 3-400 level.

Requirement 22: Major Distribution
Major Distribution: 30 credits from Family and Child Ecology courses to meet the requirement of at least 30 credits.

Requirement 23: College - Social Science - Social Science
College - Social Science - Social Science: 9 credits from the following departments: ANP, CJ, EC, GEO, HST, LIR, PLS, PSY, SOC, SW, UP excluding ANP202, 206, 340 and GEO203, 206, 206L.
Conditions:
College - Social Science - Social Science: No more than 4 credits from SSC493, SSC496 in Requirement(s) 23

Requirement 24: College - Social Science - Arts and Letters
College - Social Science - Arts and Letters: 6 credits from Approved courses from the College of Arts & Letters. A department or school may require its major to complete specific courses or particular subject matter areas.

Requirement 25: College - Social Science - Natural Science
College - Social Science - Natural Science: 15 credits from approved College of Natural Science courses.

Requirement 26: College Distribution
College Distribution: 30 credits from courses at the 300 level and above.

Requirement 27: Electives
Electives: 0 credits from Electives at Michigan State University and transfer coursework. This number can change based on the credits of the coursework taken to fulfill University, College, and Major requirements. Please contact your academic advisor with any questions.

Requirement 28: University Residency
University Residency: 30 credits from MSU coursework, 27 credits from MSU courses taken after reaching junior standing, 20 credits from courses offered by MSU while admitted to major & 20 of the last 30 credits must be MSU courses. Please see academic advisor.