Note: For questions pertaining to the Childhood Studies major or minor please contact the Department of Childhood Studies (856-225-6741) for an adviser.

NAME:

ANTICIPATED GRAD DATE:

ADVISING MEETING FACULTY:

WHEN DECLARED CS MAJOR:

Required Area Core Program Requirements for the 2010 curriculum         Credits Satisfied
by
course #
Semester Completed Approved Substitution
Intro
(3 credits)
MUST TAKE:
Introduction to Childhood Studies (163:101)

3

     
Children in Global and Intercultural Contexts
(6 credits total) 
MUST TAKE ONE OF THE FOLLOWING:
1. Children and Migration (163:370))
2. Global Childhoods (163:371)
3. Ethnographies of Childhood (163: 372)
4. Youth Identities (163:383)

3

     
MUST TAKE ONE OF THE FOLLOWING:
1. History of Youth (163:320)
2. Youth in a New Nation (163:325)
3. Kids’ Media Cultures (163:350)
4. Children’s Books and Illustrations (163:360)
5. Literature of Childhood (350:360)
6. Young Adult Literature (163:361)
7. Children’s Literacies (163: 362)

3

     
Childhood and Social Institutions
(3 or 4 credits)

Service learning courses are 4 credits;
other courses in this are 3
MUST TAKE ONE OF THE FOLLOWING:
1. Urban Education (163:382)
2. Service Learning: Child Wellbeing (163:481/491) * 4 credit course
3. Gender and Education (163:384)
4. Children’s Geographies (163:388)

3 or 4

     
Methods
(6 credits) 
MUST TAKE ONE OF THE FOLLOWING FIRST:
1. Stats for Social Science 830:250 (has a prerequisite 50:830:101 or 235)
2. Elementary Applied Stats 960:183
3. Intro to Stats 960:283 (has a prerequisite 50:640:121 or 13)

3

     
MUST TAKE, AFTER COMPLETING STATS CLASS ABOVE:
Understanding Childhood Through Statistics (163:460)

3

     
Senior Seminar
(3 credits)
MUST TAKE DURING LAST SEMESTER:
Senior Seminar (163:480)

3

     
Electives
(15 credits)

All Childhood Studies courses – prefix 163  –
not already being used in the above areas will count in the Electives category.

All Teacher Preparation courses – prefix 964 –
can count toward Electives.

Elective coursework may also come from other departments
(such as sociology, criminal justice, psychology, history, English, etc.)
These courses must be primarily focused on topics related to children and childhood.

The list to the right contains some examples of appropriate electives;
however, there may be other courses offered in any given term.
If you wish to take a course that you believe fits the criteria, check
with your Childhood Studies advisor or the CS Undergraduate Program Coordinator. 

MUST TAKE 5 ELECTIVE COURSES (15 CREDIT HOURS):

CHILDHOOD STUDIES
-ANY CS COURSE (163) THAT HAS NOT ALREADY BEEN USED IN REQUIRED AREAS ABOVE.
Examples:
– All Special Topics courses, 380, 381,385
– Developing Minds & Bodies, 352
– Toy Design, 351
– All Teacher Prep courses

ANTHROPOLOGY
-Childhood and Culture (070:308)

CRIMINAL JUSTICE
-Juvenile Justice (202:322)
– Children & Families of the Incarcerated (202:346)

ENGLISH
-Literature of Childhood (350:360) *
(this course may be used for Intercultural Context requirement OR Elective, but not both)
-Children’s Literature, Film & Media (350:243)

HISTORY
-Education in America (512:230)

PSYCHOLOGY
-Psychology of Childhood (830:226)
-Psychology of Adolescence (830:326)
-Educational Psychology (830:301)

SOCIOLOGY
– Sociology of the Family (920:306)
– Sociology Childhood & Adolescence (920:323)

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