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Ohio University Majors

Child Development Major


Program Overview

Prepares students to work with infants, toddlers and preschoolers in birth to age 5 settings.  The program includes knowledge of child development, developmentally approporate practice, and  curriculum development for young children.  Emphasis is placed on critical pedagogy and inclusive practices.

Admissions Information

Freshman/First-Year Admission

No requirements beyond University admission requirements.

Change of Program Policy

No selective or limited admission requirements.

External Transfer Admission

No requirements beyond University admission requirements.

Opportunities Upon Graduation

Prepares students to work in a variety of early learning settings such as childcare centers, private preschools, or Head Start programs.

AA1106 Child Development & ND8929 Pre-Early Childhood Education and Elementary Education

If your major is AA1106 Child Development, your academic advisor may sign a permission slip to enroll you in a course that is required for AA1106 and has the prerequisite of Admission to Teacher Candidacy.

If your major code is ND8929 Pre-Early Childhood Education and Elementary Education, your academic advisor may NOT sign a permission slip for courses that have the prerequisite of Admission to the Early Childhood and Elementary Education program.

 

Academic Catalog

The academic catalog provides additional information about curriculum and courses for this major.
Academic catalog

Program Details

Degree: Associate in Applied Science
Code: AA1106

Contact

Patton College of Education 
Department of Teacher Education 
McCracken Hall
Athens, OH 45701

Administrative Contact

Dr. Sara Hartman, contact person
hartmans@ohio.edu

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