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  Jan 17, 2018
2016-2017 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Early Childhood Studies, B.A. - 120 units

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Summary of Units:

Lower Division Major Requirements 18-19
Upper Division Major Requirements 46-47
Additional General Education  and other Graduation Requirements   54-56
Total Units 120


Students considering a Multiple Subject or Special Education credential are strongly urged to complete the following courses. These courses in conjunction with other program requirements provide the subject matter background knowledge tested on the CSET-Multiple Subjects examination.

Additional General Education and other Graduation Requirements - 54-56 units


To graduate, students must complete 120 units minimum (40 units must be upper division) including all General Education  (GE) and Graduation Requirements  .  The following areas must be included:

  • Additional Lower Division A-E (GE) Requirements not met within the major; MATH 207  recommended to meet GE Area B3 for students not pursuing a Multiple Subject or Special Education Credential. MATH 207 will be more focused on mathematical concepts relevant to teaching young learners.
  • Nine units of Upper Division Interdisciplinary GE (UDIGE), courses are numbered 330-349 and 430-449. Six units may be within the major, 3 units must be outside the major (C or better grade)
  • Multicultural Requirement (C or better grade)
  • Language Requirement (C or better grade)
  • American Institutions Requirement
  • Free electives as needed to meet minimum units for graduation


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