Nov 14, 2018  
University Undergraduate Catalog 2018-2019 
    
University Undergraduate Catalog 2018-2019

Family and Consumer Sciences, Child Development and Family Relations Specialization, B.S.


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Curriculum Requirements


1. 120 Credit Hours:


Complete a minimum of 120 semester hours with a cumulative grade point average of 2.0. A minimum of 30 hours must be completed at NCCU.

2. General Education Requirement:(must have a ‘D’ or better)


Freshman and sophomore years: complete the General Education Curriculum  (GEC) Program.

3. Program Requirements:


5. Additional Requirements


All students who are majoring in Child Development and Family Relations must have an updated CPR/First Aid Certification for infants and children, current TB tests, and Criminal Record Check issued by the Department of Child Development and Early Education (DCDEE).  These are required for any practicum and service learning field experiences.

Four- Year Curriculum Plan


Four-Year Curriculum Plan in Family and Consumer Sciences Specialization in Child Development and Family Relations

For key to symbols used, please see ‘key’ below.

Freshman Year

Fall Semester

*  ENG 1110  -  English Composition I ( 3 )  

*  MFL 2 Levels  (6)

*  MATH GEC Requirement (3/4)

*  UNIV 1100  -  First Year Seminar ( 2 )  

*  PEDU 1541  -  Fitness ( 2 )  

Semester Hours: 16-17

Spring Semester

*  ENG 1210  -  English Composition II ( 3 )  

*  SCI GEC Requirement (3/4)

*  MSCM 1250  -  Elements of Speech Communication ( 3 )   (SI)

+  FCSC 2150  -  Computer Applications in Consumer and Family Oriented Careers ( 3 )  

FCSC 1000  -  Introduction to Family and Consumer Sciences ( 3 )  

Semester Hours: 15-16

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester

*  SOSC GEC Requirement (3)

*  HUM 2410  -  Arts & Humanities I ( 3 )  or

*  HUM 2420  -  Arts & Humanities II ( 3 )  

*  HEDU 1531  -  Health ( 2 )   

=  FCSC 2900  -  Prenatal, Infant, and Toddler Development ( 3 )  

#  Elective (3)

Semester Hours: 17

Spring Semester

*  HIST 1320  -  World Societies ( 3 )  

*  HUM GEC Requirement (2/3)

*  SCI GEC Requirement (3/4)

+  CLTX 2420  -  Clothing and People ( 3 )  

=  FCSC 2810  -  Introduction to the Education of the Young Child ( 3 )  

=  FCSC 3210  -  Creative Activities for Young Children ( 3 )  

Semester Hours: 17-19

Junior Year

Fall Semester

=  FCSC 3000  -  Middle Childhood and Adolescence ( 3 )  

=  FCSC 3610  -  Curriculum and Instruction for Young Children ( 3 )  

#  Elective (3)

#  Elective (3)

#  Elective (3)

Semester Hours: 15

Spring Semester

=  FCSC 3320  -  Family Policy ( 3 )  

=  FCSC 4810  -  Perspectives on Teaching Exceptionalities and Diverse Learners ( 3 )  

#  Elective (3)

#  Elective (3)

#  Elective (3)

Semester Hours: 15

Senior Year

Fall Semester

+  FCSC 4200  -  Family and Social Systems ( 3 )  

=  FCSC 4730  -  Administration and Supervision of Human Development Programs ( 3 )  

+  FCSC 4900  -  Senior Seminar in Human Sciences ( 3 )  

#  Elective (3)

Semester Hours: 12

Spring Semester

=  FCSC 4620  -  Practicum in Human Development ( 3 )   (WI)

=  FCSC 4920  -  Parent Education ( 3 )  

#   Elective (3)

#   Elective (3)

Semester Hours: 12

Total Minimum Credit Hours: 120

Key to symbols used:

Distribution of Hours

* General Education Curriculum (GEC) - 41

+ Family & Consumer Sciences Required Courses - 18

= Child Dev & Family Relations Required Courses - 30

#  Electives - 31

 

< Students must take and pass the departmental competency exam with a score of 70 or better prior to enrolling in FCSC 4620  (Practicum in Human Development).* Students who maintain a minimum 3.0 grade point average in their major courses will be exempt from the competency exam.

< * Prior to enrolling in FCSC 4620   , students must have successfully completed FCSC 2810   , FCSC 2900   , FCSC 3210   , and FCSC 3610   , or their respective equivalents, with a grade of “C” or better. This requirement must be met regardless of a student’s grade point average. Students who have a minimum grade point average of 3.0 in their major courses but have not successfully completed the above indicated courses (FCSC 2810   , FCSC 2900   , FCSC 3210    and FCSC 3610   ) will not be allowed to enroll in FCSC 4620   .

(SI) = Speaking Intensive; (WI) = Writing Intensive

Note:

All students who are majoring in Child Development and Family Relations must have an updated CPR/First Aid Certification for infants and children, current TB tests, and Criminal Record Check issued by the Department of Child Development and Early Education (DCDEE).  These are required for any practicum and field experience.

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