Degrees & Options
About Child Development
The Liberal Studies Child Development major is designed to help men and women interpret and integrate the ever-growing body of knowledge about children and their environments and determine implications and applications of that information. The major provides a holistic approach to the study of children birth to eighteen.
When students take the core courses they will be oriented to basic principles, theories, and practices of child development.
After completing the core classes students select courses in an emphasis and specialization area that provide greater depth and/or breadth in related topics. The emphasis and specialization areas can be designed to provide opportunities for career preparation.
Students completing the degree requirements earn a Bachelor of Arts with a major in Liberal Studies/Child Development. The program is unique in that:
The child development faculty have instituted a number of features to help students connect with the department, the campus, and the faculty.
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