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NOVA 2012-2013 College Catalog: Programs of Study

NOVA ADVISING SHEET

EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT
School-Age Child Specialization
Code: 6361 Catalog Year: 2012-2013
Associate of Applied Science Degree   AL, LO, MA
  Courses Credits Grade
Two Years
CHD 118 Language Arts for Young Children 3  
CHD 119 Introduction to Reading Methods 3  
CHD 120 Introduction to Early Childhood Education 3  
CHD 145 Teaching Art, Music, and Movement to Children 3  
CHD 146 Math, Science, and Social Studies for Children 3  
CHD 165 Observation/Participation in Early Childhood/Primary Settings 3  
CHD 210 Introduction to Exceptional Children 3  
CHD 216 Early Childhood Programs, School, and Social Change 3  
CHD 225 Curriculum Development for School-Age Child Care 3  
CHD 230 Behavior Management for School-Age Child Care 3  
CHD 265 Advanced Observation/Participation in Early Childhood/Primary Settings 3  
CHD 270 Administration of Child Care Programs 3  
CHD 298 Seminar and Project (Portfolio) 1  
CST 100 Principles of Public Speaking 3  
EDU 235 Health, Safety and Nutrition Education 3  
ENG 111 College Composition I 3  
ENG 112 College Composition II 3  
3__ __    Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3  
ITE 115 Introduction to Computer Applications and Concepts 3  
4MTH 151 Math for Liberal Arts I or 3-4  
  Physical or Life Science Elective w/ Lab    
2PED 116 Lifetime Fitness & Wellness 1  
2PED/PRK Elective 1  
5__ Social Science Elective 3  
PSY 235 Child Psychology 3  
1SDV 100 College Success Skills 1  
Total   67-68  
Total credits for the School-Age Child Specialization=67-68

1 Students may substitute the SDV 101 Orientation section related to this program.

2 The PED requirement may be met by one of the following options: PED 116, 2 cr.; PED 116, 1 cr. plus a PED activities course, 1 cr.; or PED 116, 1 cr. plus RPK activities course. PED 116 is offered as both a 1-credit and a 2-credit course.

3 Humanities/fine arts elective may be selected from the humanities/fine arts courses listed under General Education Electives.

4 The science elective may be selected from biology, chemistry, physics, geology, or natural science courses with a lab component, listed under General Education Electives. Some four-year colleges require a two-semester sequence.

5 The social science elective may be selected from the social/behavioral sciences courses listed under General Education Electives.