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Core Requirements (54 Semester Hrs)

Development

CAAS 101 — Intro to Child and Adolescent Studies

Sociological Topics and Childhood

CAAS 250 — Intergenerational Aspects of Family
CAAS 270 — Sociological Issues Child Abuse
CAAS 282 — Child Abuse and Family Violence

Legal and Ethical Issues Regarding Working with Children

CAAS 314 — Child Policy & Program Development
CAAS 354 — Legal & Ethical Standards

Field Placement

CAAS 306 — Intro to Field
CAAS 424 — Field and Seminar

Research

SOCI 309 — Elementary Statistics
SOCI 412 — Methods of Social Research

Child Development Elective (3 Credit Hrs or 1 Course)

Students may select from the list below:
CAAS 220 — Infancy and Toddlerhood
CAAS 230 — Adolescent Development and Social Change
SOCI 302 — Juvenile Delinquency

Clinical Electives (6 Credit Hrs or 2 Courses)

Students may select from the list below:
CAAS 340 — Childhood Disorders
CAAS 360 — Art, Music, Dance and Play Therapy
CAAS 412 — Therapy with Children and Adolescents
CAAS 430 — Childhood and Adolescent Assessment and Measurement
SOWK 305 — Social Work among Children
SOWK 306 — Social Work with the Black Family
SOWK 309 — Social Work and Addictions
PSYC 200 — Introduction to Psychopathology
PSYC 404 — Psychological Measurement

Education Electives (6 Credit Hrs or 2 Courses)

Students may select from the list below:
EDUC 101 — Intro to Education
EDUC 316 — Foundations of Education
ECED 301 — Theory & Practices in Early Childhood Education
SPED 403 — Orientation to Special Education
PSYC 412 — Educational Psychology

CAAS Free Electives (6 Credit Hrs or 2 Courses)

Students may select from the list below (other CAAS courses not used to satisfy other portions of the major may be used as well):
CAAS 350 — Sign Language I
FREN 101 — First Year French I
MGMT 101 — Intro to Business
NURS 215 — Nutrition
PSYC 311 — Cross Cultural Psychology
SOCI 413 — Data Analysis Seminar
SPAN 101 — First Year Spanish I