May 18, 2022  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2021-2022 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

FYG - Child Development - Family and Child Studies, BS (510H)


Program Code: 510*/510H
CIP Code: 19.0706

Semester One [14 Hours]


Course Subject, Title and Credit Hours Min Grade Major GPA Important Notes
RC 1000 - Expository Writing (3)   C    
FCS 1400 - Professional Orientation (1)   C    
UCO 1200 - First Year Seminar (3)        
Science Inquiry      
FCS 2103 - Family Development: Origins and Movement (3) [GenEd: SS]   C    

 

Semester Two [14 Hours]


Course Subject, Title and Credit Hours Min Grade Major GPA Important Notes
General Education Course      
FCS 2110 - Global Awareness: Examining the Human Condition (3)   C    
MAT 1010 - Introduction to Mathematics (4)        
Science Inquiry      

 

Semester Three [12 Hours]


Course Subject, Title and Credit Hours Min Grade Major GPA Important Notes
General Education Course      
FCS 2101 - Child Development: Birth-2 Years (3)   C    
RC 2001 - Introduction to Writing Across the Curriculum (3)        
General Education Course      

 

Semester Four [12 Hours]


Course Subject, Title and Credit Hours Min Grade Major GPA Important Notes
FCS 2104 - Child Development: 3-K Years (3)   C    
ART 3022 - Art Education: Birth Through Six-Making Sense of the World (3)   C    
General Education Course      
General Education Course      

 

Semester Five [14 Hours]


Course Subject, Title and Credit Hours Min Grade Major GPA Important Notes
FCS 2102 - Child Study and Guidance (3)   C    
FCS 3107 - Variations in Development: Birth through Kindergarten (3)   C    
FCS 3109 - Child Development: Ages 5-12 (3)   C    
Focus Area Choice C    
Wellness Literacy      

 

Semester Six [14 Hours]


Course Subject, Title and Credit Hours Min Grade Major GPA Important Notes
FCS 3250 - Reflective Practices: Observation and Constructivist Pedagogy in Early Care and Education Settings (3)   C    
Focus Area Choice C    
NUT 2201 - Foods and Nutrition for Children (3)   C    
Elective      
FCS 3106 - Adolescent Development (3)   C    

 

Summer [3 Hours]


Course Subject, Title and Credit Hours Min Grade Major GPA Important Notes
FCS 3901 - Practicum (3)   C    

 

Semester Seven [12 Hours]


Course Subject, Title and Credit Hours Min Grade Major GPA Important Notes
FCS 4610 - Administration of Early Childhood Programs (3)   C    
FCS 4553 - Leadership in Advocacy, Administration, and Collaboration (3)   C    
FCS 3102 - Developing Inclusive Partnerships in Early Care Settings (3)   C    
Focus Area Choice C    

 

Semester Eight [13 Hours]


Course Subject, Title and Credit Hours Min Grade Major GPA Important Notes
Focus Area Choice C    
FCS 4400 - Professional Seminar (1) [WID]   C    
Focus Area Choice C    
Focus Area Choice C    
Elective      

 

Summer [12 Hours}


Course Subject, Title and Credit Hours Min Grade Major GPA Important Notes
FCS 4900 - Internship (3-12) [CAP]   S    

 

General Requirements Summary


Minimum Total Hours Gen Ed Hours Writing Min Major GPA Min Overall GPA
120 44 RC 1000  and RC 2001   2.5 2.0

 

General Education Program Model [44 Hours]


Program Categories Hours Important Notes- Be sure to check for Gen Ed courses required in your major
First Year Seminar 3 Can be taken first or second semester of freshman year
First Year Writing 3 Can be taken first or second semester of freshman year. Minimum grade of “C” required.
Wellness Literacy 2  
Quantitative Literacy 4  
Sophomore Writing 3 Minimum grade of “C” required
Integrative Learning Experience 9 Must choose a minimum of two disciplines.
Liberal Studies Experience 12 Must choose a minimum of three disciplines.
Science Inquiry  
You must also meet the Fine Arts, Literary Studies, Historical Studies, and the Social Science Designations. Those may be met within the Integrative Learning Experience and the Liberal Studies Experience.

Additional Notes


  • Refer to the Major POS and the General Education POS for more information and pre/co-requisites.
  • Students take 6 sh of major in General Education: FCS 2103  and FCS 2110 .
  • Meet with Program Advisor for possible course substitutions in focus area.
  • Students walk for commencement in May but apply for graduation in August after internship.
  • STUDENTS MUST EARN A MINIMUM OF 120 SH FOR GRADUATION