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Health and Human Services BA - Child and Family Studies Concentration/Early Childhood /Childhood Education EdM - Program Requirements

(HEGIS: 49.03 HUMANITIES & SOCIAL SCI, CIP: 45.0101 Social Sciences, General)

Social Sciences Interdisciplinary Degree Programs (SSC)

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Louise Lalli
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Completing the Health and Human Services BA - Child and Family Studies Concentration/Early Childhood /Childhood Education EdM Program

Academic Advice

For students not continuously registered at UB or who are newly admitted transfer students, courses taken more than 10 years prior to the date of admission or readmission to the University may constitute no more than 20% of a major program in the Social Sciences Interdisciplinary Degree Programs. Students who have more than 20% of course work over 10 years old will be required to complete additional courses in the major.

Transfer Credit Policy

All transfer courses officially articulated to UB courses used in the Health and Human Services BA – Child and Family Studies concentration will be accepted to meet major requirements.

Students should consult with a departmental advisor to determine how any non-articulated transfer courses or exam credit may be utilized in meeting general education, prerequisite, or major requirements.

For students not continuously registered at UB or who are newly admitted transfer students, courses taken more than 10 years prior to the date of admission or readmission to the University may constitute no more than 20% of a major in the Social Sciences Interdisciplinary Degree Programs. Students who have more than 20% of course work over 10 years old will be required to complete additional courses in the major.

Residency Requirement

At least 50 percent of coursework toward the major must be completed at UB.

Required Courses

Undergraduate Requirements

LAI 350 Introduction to Education
LAI 474 Teaching the Exceptional Learner
LAS electives (9 credits)
PSY 101 Introduction to Psychology
SSC 103 Introduction to Health and Human Services

Choose one statistics course from the following:

  • CEP 207 Introduction to Statistics and Computing
  • NSG 295 Statistics for Health Care
  • PSY 207 Psychological Statistics
  • SOC 294 Basic Statistics for Social Sciences
  • STA 119 Statistical Methods

Choose one research methods course from the following: 

Choose one human biology course from the following:

Intermediate Courses

PHI 237 Medical Ethics - Social and Ethical Values in Medicine

Choose one of the following intermediate courses:

Child and Family Studies Concentration Courses:

Required:

  • SSC 305 Applied Child Development and Learning
  • LAI 416 Early Childhood Theory and Practice

Select six of the following concentration courses

*No more than two PSY courses may be taken; no more than two SOC courses may be taken.

Graduate Requirements

LAI 501 Instructional Practices in Elementary Schools
LAI 490/LAI 507 Supervised Teaching of Young Children
LAI 511 Diversity in Early Childhood 
LAI 521 Improving Social Studies Instruction
LAI 526 Agencies and Services for Children
LAI 530 Improving Elementary Science Instruction
LAI 540 Improving Elementary Math Instruction
LAI 550 Literacy Acquisition and Instruction, Pre-K Primary
LAI 551 Childhood Literacy Methods
LAI 562 ELL - Emergent Theory and Practices
LAI 595 Supervised Teaching II
LAI 667 Field Experience
LAI 674 Seminar in Teaching
LAI 668 Supervised Teaching 1
LAI 700, LAI 701 or Comprehensive Exam
LAI Graduate Level Electives (9 credits)


Curricular Plan / Degree Map

Total credit hours required for the Health and Human Services BA - Child and Family Studies Concentration/Early Childhood Education EdM degrees
Undergraduate Credits Required98
Graduate Credits Required
54
Total Credits Required for Degree152

* Students in accelerated programs are exempt from 120 credit minimum for a Bachelor’s degree.

Students should consult with an academic advisor to determine how any transfer or exam credit might be utilized in meeting general education, prerequisite, or major requirements.

See Baccalaureate Degree Requirements for general education and remaining university requirements.

Total Credit Hours Required represents the minimum credits needed to complete this program, and may vary based on a number of circumstances. This chart should not be used for financial aid purposes.

 
Published: Aug 02, 2021 11:30:10