Requirements

Degree Requirements (50-51 units)

Comprehensive Examination Option

  1. CD 612. Directed Readings (2-5) for a total of (5)
  2. CD 614. Theories of Child Development (4)
  3. CD 645. Advanced Infancy and Early Childhood Development (4)
  4. CD 646. Advanced Middle Childhood and Adolescent Development (4)
  5. CD 648. Social-Emotional Development (4)
  6. CD 651. Advanced Cognitive Development (4)
  7. CD 689. Externship in Child Development (2-5) for a total of (5)
  8. CD 690. Families and Parenting (4)
  9. CD 999 Comprehensive Examination: Child Development (0)
  10. PSYC 640. Advanced Methods in Psychological Research (4)
  11. Twelve units of 500- or 600-level coursework from CD, HD, PSYC, education, or other relevant field chosen in consultation with a faculty advisor.

Project Option

  1. CD 611. Advanced Independent Study (2-5) for a total of (5)
  2. CD 614. Theories of Child Development Psychology (4)
  3. CD 645. Advanced Infancy and Early Childhood Development (4)
  4. CD 646. Advanced Middle Childhood and Adolescent Development (4)
  5. CD 648. Social-Emotional Development (4)
  6. CD 651. Advanced Cognitive Development (4)
  7. CD 690. Families and Parenting (4)
  8. CD 695. Graduate Project (5)
  9. PSYC 640. Advanced Methods in Psychological Research (4)
  10. Twelve units of 500- or 600-level coursework from CD, HD, PSYC, education, or other relevant field chosen in consultation with a faculty advisor.

Thesis Option

  1. CD 611. Advanced Independent Study (2-5) for a total of (5)
  2. CD 614. Theories of Child Development (4)
  3. CD 645. Advanced Infancy and Early Childhood Development (4)
  4. CD 646. Advanced Middle Childhood and Adolescent Development (4)
  5. CD 648. Social-Emotional Development (4)
  6. CD 651. Advanced Cognitive Development (4)
  7. CD 690. Families and Parenting (4)
  8. CD 699. Thesis (5)
  9. PSYC 640. Advanced Methods in Psychological Research (4)
  10. PSYC 641. Analysis of Variance (5)
  11. PSYC 642. Regression/Nonparametric Statistics (4)
  12. Four units of 500- or 600-level coursework from CD, HD, PSYC, education, or other relevant field chosen in consultation with a faculty advisor.

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