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Childhood Development

Requirements for the Minor

Psychology and Required Supporting Courses:

PSY 101 Introduction to Psychology
PSY 281 Principles of Learning and Memory
PSY 431 Abnormal Child Development
EDU 231 Educational Psychology
EDU 562 Early Childhood PreK-4 Education Field Experience (2 credits)
ELL 206 English Language Learners (3 credits)

Plus, one of the following:

PSY 221 Childhood and Adolescence
PSY 225 Lifespan Development

Plus, one of the following:

SED 201 Foundations of Special Education
PSY 401 Abnormal Psychology


What can you do with a Childhood Development degree?

Imagine yourself as an elementary teacher, a guidance counselor, a child and youth services specialist, a preschool teacher, or a social worker.