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OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2008-09 
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2008-09 [Archived Catalog]

Child Development Major (A.A.S.)

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Major code AA1106

College of Health and Human Services
School of Human and Consumer Sciences
Grover Center W324
Phone: 740.593.2880
Fax: 740.593.0289

Gene Geist, contact person

The School of Human and Consumer Sciences offers an Associate in Applied Science in child development on the Athens, Lancaster, and Southern campuses. The program meets the requirements for prekindergarten associate teacher licensure in Ohio. To be eligible for licensure you must have a GPA of 2.5 or higher. If you plan to pursue licensure in Early Childhood Education, you must maintain a 2.75 GPA. Consult with the director of human and consumer sciences in Athens, or the director of child development at either the Lancaster or Southern campus for additional information, including employment opportunities and continuation into the baccalaureate degree program.

Note: the HCCF 366, Practicum in Early Childhood Education, experience is not equivalent to the HCCF 474, Student Teaching in Early Childhood, and HCCF 400, Senior Seminar, teaching experience. Therefore, HCCF 366 will not be substituted for these classes. If you plan on continuing with the bachelor’s degree program, consult with your advisor.

General Education Requirements: 41–42 hours

Tier I


Freshman Composition

  Credit Hours: 5
Tier I   Quantitative Skills
(MATH 120 recomm.)

Credit Hours: 4–5

Tier II   Breadth of Knowledge   Credit Hours: 32





Note: HCCF 160 and HCFN 128 count toward the 30 hours for Tier II.

Minimum required for graduation: 96

Internship, Practica, Field Experience, Student Teaching Registration Requirements

The college’s policy on internships, practica, field experiences, and student teaching requires that you be registered for the experience in the quarter(s) that you are actually fulfilling the requirements for the course. The only exception to this requirement is an experience that takes place over winter break, in which case you may register for the course during either fall or winter quarter.

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