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Early Childhood and Family Studies Program of Study

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2020-21 Academic Year

CLASS

CREDIT HOURS

FRESHMAN - 1st semester

ENG 102 Composition Skills (General Studies CAT 1)

3

*FCS 104 Principles of Food Preparation OR *FCS 107 Principles of Baking

3

FCS 108 Intro to Family and Consumer Sciences

1

FCS 115 Human Development and the Family or FCS 120 Intro to Early Childhood Education

2

General Studies

6

   

FRESHMAN - 2nd semester

CNA 100 Principles of Human Communications (General Studies CAT 2)

3

*FCS 110 Family and Personal Relationships

3

FCS 205 Meal Management

3

FCS 220 Infants and Toddlers

3

SPD 260 Characteristics: Birth through Age 8

1

General Studies

3

   

SOPHOMORE - 1st semester

EDU 230 Creative Arts for Children

3

FCS 207 Nutrition (General Studies CAT 9)

3

*FCS 335 The Preschool Age Child

3

SPD 302 Inclusive Practices

3

General Studies

3

   

SOPHOMORE - 2nd semester

EDU 216 Children’s Literature

2

*FCS 110 Family and Personal Relationships (spring) or *FCS 115 Human Development and the Family

3

*FCS 310 Parenting

3

General Studies

6

   

JUNIOR - 1st semester

*FCS 325 Health and Safety for the Young Child

3

*FCS 317 Nutrition Thru the Life Cycle

3

Electives/minor

6

General Studies

3

   

JUNIOR - 2nd semester

*EDU 303 Developmentally Appropriate Practices for the Young Child

3

*FCS 306 Family Resource Management

3

*FCS 313 Techniques in Professional Presentation

3

*FCS 430 Organization and Administration of Early Childhood Education Programs

3

Elective/minor

3

   

SENIOR - 1st semester

*FCS 410 Professional Development in Family and Consumer Sciences

2

FCS 412 Guiding the Young Child

3

Upper level electives

6

Elective/minor

3

   

SENIOR - 2nd semester

FCS 416 Family and Consumer Sciences Practicum

3

Upper level electives

3

Electives/minor

9

Class offered according to department course rotation schedule