Jul 18, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog

Child and Adolescent Studies, B.S.E. (non-certification)


The Bachelor of Science in Education with a major in Child and Adolescent Studies prepares individuals to work in settings and environments related to schools, child care facilities, and other adolescent and youth related community settings, both public and private, with a focus of study on the developmental and cognitive stages of childhood and adolescence.  This major does not lead to certification.  

Academic Foundations and Core Curriculum - 42 semester hours


(See Academic Foundations and Core Curriculum - 42 semester hours )

Discipline Related Tracks - 24 hours


Choose one of the following tracks and 24 hours from the selection track:

English Language Arts and Reading Track - 24 hours


Choose 24 hours from ENGL, READ, or English Language Arts Discipline:
(Note: Courses used to satisfycore curriculum cannot be duplicated in this track.)

Kinesiology Track


Choose 24 hours from KNES, Physical Education, or Sport/Fitness/Exercise Related Discipline:

Mathematics Track - 24 hours


Choose 24 hours from MATH, STAT, or GMNT courses:
(Note: Courses used to satisy core curriculum cannot be duplicated in this track.)

Science Track - 24 hours


Choose 24 hours from BIOL, CHEM, GEOS, GNSC, ENSC, or PHYS courses:
(Note: Courses used to satisfy core curriculum cannot be duplicated in this track.)

Social Studies Track - 24 hours


Choose 24 hours from ECON, GEOG, HIST, POLS, or SOST courses:
(Note: Courses used to satisfy core curriculum cannot be duplicated in this track.)

Special Education Track - 24 hours


Choose 24 hours from SPED or related discipline courses:

Electives - 21 hours or more to reach a total of 120 semester credit hours


Total Semester Hours - 120


*program requires 36 advanced hours