Bachelor of Science in Child Development (Pre-Occupational Therapy)

All applicants must meet the general undergraduate admission requirements.

Total Semester Credit Hours (sch): 120-121  
Major: 55 sch

CHLDEV.BS       CIP Code: 19.0706.00

Texas Core Curriculum

ENG 1013Composition I3
ENG 1023Composition II3
Mathematics3
Life & Physical Sciences6
Language, Philosophy, & Culture3
Creative Arts3
HIST 1013History of the United States, 1492-18653
HIST 1023History of the United States, 1865 to the Present3
GOV 2013U.S. National Government3
GOV 2023Texas Government3
Social & Behavioral Sciences3
CAO: Women's Studies3
CAO: First Year Seminar, Wellness or Mathematics3
Total SCHs42

Courses Required for Major

FS 1001Seminar in Family Sciences1
FS 1513Human Development3
FS 1603Child in the Family and Community3
FS 2503Development of Infants and Toddlers3
FS 2513Early Childhood Development3
FS 2523Wellness of the Young Child3
FS 2563Childhood Guidance3
FS 3403Concept Development in Early Childhood Programs3
FS 3423Play and Development in Early Childhood3
FS 3513Childhood and Adolescence3
FS 3523The Care and Education of Children: A Global Perspective (GP)3
FS 3533Research Methods in Family Sciences3
FS 3563Creative Arts and Literature for Young Children3
FS 3613Crisis in the American Family3
FS 4533Communication and the Family3
or FS 4543 Developmental Sexuality
FS 4583Parenting Issues and Education3
FS 4803Public Policy: Family Sciences Perspectives3
or SOWK 3453 Children's Rights and Services
FS 4923Professional Development in Family Sciences (Grade of "B" or higher required)3
FS 4943Practicum in Family Sciences II (Grade of "B" or higher required)3
Total SCHs55

Other Requirements

KINS 3623Scientific Foundations of Human Movement (Grade of "B" or higher required)3
MATH 1703Elementary Statistics I (Mathematics core option) (Grade of "B" or higher required)3
PSY 1013Introduction to General Psychology (Social & Behavioral Sciences core option)3
PSY 2513Abnormal Psychology (Grade of "B" or higher required)3
ZOOL 2013
ZOOL 2011
Human Anatomy and Physiology I
and Human Anatomy and Physiology I Laboratory (Life & Physical Sciences core option) (Grade of "B" or higher required)
4
ZOOL 2023
ZOOL 2021
Human Anatomy and Physiology II
and Human Anatomy and Physiology II Laboratory (Life & Physical Sciences core option) (Grade of "B" or higher required)
4
ZOOL 3123
ZOOL 3121
Neuroanatomy and Neurophysiology
and Neuroanatomy and Neurophysiology Laboratory (Grade of "B" or higher required)
4
Total SCHs24

(GP) Satisfies global perspectives graduation requirement.

First Year
FallTCCNSCHs
UNIV 1231Learning Frameworks: The First Year Experience EDUC 1100, EDUC 1200, EDUC 13001
FS 1001Seminar in Family Sciences 1
FS 1513Human Development 3
ENG 1013Composition I ENGL 13013
HIST 1013History of the United States, 1492-1865 HIST 13013
Electives3
Wellness Core2
 SCHs 16
SpringTCCN
ENG 1023Composition II ENGL 13023
HIST 1023History of the United States, 1865 to the Present HIST 13023
PSY 1013Introduction to General Psychology PSYC 23013
MATH 1703Elementary Statistics I MATH 13423
Creative Arts Core3
 SCHs 15
Second Year
FallTCCN
FS 1603Child in the Family and Community TECA 13033
FS 2563Childhood Guidance 3
GOV 2013U.S. National Government GOVT 23053
ZOOL 2013
ZOOL 2011 (& Lab)
Human Anatomy and Physiology I
and Human Anatomy and Physiology I Laboratory
( BIOL 2301) and ( BIOL 2101)4
Language, Philosophy, and Culture Core3
 SCHs 16
SpringTCCN
ZOOL 2023
ZOOL 2021 (& Lab)
Human Anatomy and Physiology II
and Human Anatomy and Physiology II Laboratory
( BIOL 2402) and ( BIOL 2102)4
GOV 2023Texas Government GOVT 23063
FS 2503Development of Infants and Toddlers 3
FS 2513Early Childhood Development TECA 13543
PSY 2513Abnormal Psychology PSYC 23203
 SCHs 16
Third Year
FallTCCN
KINS 3623Scientific Foundations of Human Movement 3
FS 2523Wellness of the Young Child TECA 13183
FS 3403Concept Development in Early Childhood Programs 3
FS 3533Research Methods in Family Sciences 3
FS 3613Crisis in the American Family 3
 SCHs 15
SpringTCCN
ZOOL 3123
ZOOL 3121 (& Lab)
Neuroanatomy and Neurophysiology
and Neuroanatomy and Neurophysiology Laboratory
4
FS 3513Childhood and Adolescence 3
FS 3523 (GP)The Care and Education of Children: A Global Perspective 3
FS 3563Creative Arts and Literature for Young Children 3
Electives2
 SCHs 15
Fourth Year
FallTCCN
FS 3423Play and Development in Early Childhood 3
FS 4803 or SOWK 3453Public Policy: Family Sciences Perspectives 3
FS 4923Professional Development in Family Sciences 3
Multicultural Women's Studies Core3
Electives3
 SCHs 15
SpringTCCN
FS 4533 or 4543Communication and the Family 3
FS 4583Parenting Issues and Education 3
FS 4943Practicum in Family Sciences II 3
Electives3
 SCHs 12
 Total SCHs:  120

* Please note that this plan of study does not include summer semesters. Students can reduce the number of courses taken in Fall and Spring if they opt to take courses in the summer.

(GP) course satisfies global perspectives graduation requirement.