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2018-2019 Catalog 
2018-2019 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

Lower Division Requirements - 18-19 units

Note: MATH 207  is recommended to meet GE Area B4 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.

Multiple Subject or Special Education Credential:

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

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

  • Additional lower division GE Area A-E requirements not met within major
  • American Institutions Requirement
  • Language Requirement (C- or better grade)
  • Multicultural Perspectives (MP) Mission Pillar Requirement
  • Nine units of Upper Division General Education (UDGE) courses, one each in Areas UDGE-B, UDGE-C, and UDGE-D
  • Free electives as needed to meet minimum units for graduation


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