- Bachelor of Arts, Child Development
- Minor in Child Development
- Master of Arts, Interdisciplinary Studies with a Concentration in Child Development
- Child Development Graduate Certificate
- Concentrations: Those majoring in Liberal Studies can complete their concentration in Child Development.
- Preschool Teacher, $29,000
- Child Care Center Director, $37,000
- Child Welfare Specialist, $67,000
- Victoria L. Cortez (Program Coordinator), Ph.D., UC Santa Barbara ('92)
- Rita A. Asher, Ph.D., Texas Tech ('84)
- Run Jin, Ph.D., UC Davis ('07)
- Rosanne Roy, Ph.D., McGill University ('00)
Under the tutelage of faculty and as a part of a diverse student body, students find many opportunities to discover things about themselves, their communities, and what they want to become.
What can you do with a degree in Child Development? Career paths/fields of work include: preschool teacher/director/owner, parent educator, elementary school teacher, child counselor, pediatric psychologist, social worker, and adoption counselor.
- Early Social and Emotional Development
- Child Guidance and Management
- Early Childhood Development
- Infant Development and Group Care
- Developmental Assessment
- Early Intervention with High-Risk Children
- Developmental Programs for Preschool Children
- Development of Social Cognition Go online to www.csustan.edu/Catalog/ for more course descriptions.
CDEV 3030: Cognitive Development in School Settings
Focuses on general developmental trends and differences in cognitive abilities such as thinking, remembering, and learning with emphasis on performance of tasks such as reading, writing, and mathematics.
- An understanding of the child development theories, developmental knowledge, contemporary issues, and the relationship between theory and research
- To demonstrate information competency, the ability to critically evaluate research, and an understanding of research and developmental methods as well as ethical issues related to doing research with children
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