Academic Catalog 2021-2022

Child & Family Development (CFDV)

CFDV 233  Family Relationships  (3 Credits)  

Family Relationships (3) Study of interpersonal relationships within the family. Emphasis on analysis of differences in lifestyle and implications of interactions. Three hours of lecture per week.

College/School: Liberal Arts & Behavioral Scie

Department: Human Serv & Consumer Sci

CFDV 234  Survey Early Childhood Dev  (3 Credits)  

Survey of Early Childhood Development (3) Study of the child's sequential development from conception through age twelve with primary emphasis on conception through eight years of age. Observations in appropriate settings required. Three hours of lecture per week.

College/School: Liberal Arts & Behavioral Scie

Department: Human Serv & Consumer Sci

CFDV 235  Interaction with Young Childrn  (3 Credits)  

Interaction with Young Children (3) Supervised observation and participation with two-to-six-year-old children in a laboratory setting. One hour of lecture per week. Prerequisites: CFDV 233 and CFDV 234 or consent of the instructor.

Prerequisite(s): (CFDV 233 and CFDV 234)

College/School: Liberal Arts & Behavioral Scie

Department: Human Serv & Consumer Sci

CFDV 235L  Interact with Young Child Lab  (0 Credits)  

Interaction with Young Children Laboratory (0) Laboratory course to accompany CFDV 235. Four hours of laboratory per week. Prerequisites: CFDV 233 and CFDV 234 or consent of the instructor.

College/School: Liberal Arts & Behavioral Scie

Department: Human Serv & Consumer Sci

CFDV 331  Methods in Child Study  (3 Credits)  

Multicultural Strategies (3) Study and interpretation of developmentally appropriate assessment techniques necessary for understanding and guiding the behavior of children. Observations in appropriate settings required. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisites: CFDV 234 and CFDV 235 or consent of the instructor.

Prerequisite(s): CFDV 234 and CFDV 235

College/School: Liberal Arts & Behavioral Scie

Department: Human Serv & Consumer Sci

CFDV 332  Children's Play Dev and Role  (3 Credits)  

Children's Play: Development and Role (3) Study of the theories of play and use of materials relating to broad areas of growth and development. Emphasis on application of theories to program areas and appropriate use of materials. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisites: CFDV 234 and CFDV 235 or consent of the instructor.

Prerequisite(s): (CFDV 234 and CFDV 235)

College/School: Liberal Arts & Behavioral Scie

Department: Human Serv & Consumer Sci

CFDV 333  Meth & Proc in Early Child Dev  (3 Credits)  

Methods and Procedures in Early Childhood Development (3) Program planning, implementation, and evaluation in the early childhood setting. Observation of children in supervised setting required. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisites: CFDV 234 and CFDV 235 or consent of the instructor.

Prerequisite(s): (CFDV 234 and CFDV 235)

College/School: Liberal Arts & Behavioral Scie

Department: Human Serv & Consumer Sci

CFDV 334  Pre-Adolescent/Adolescent Dev  (3 Credits)  

Pre-Adolescence and Adolescent Development (3) Study of the physical, intellectual, emotional, social, and moral development of children from pubescence through adolescence. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisites: CFDV 234 and CFDV 235 or consent of the instructor.

Prerequisite(s): (CFDV 234 and CFDV 235)

College/School: Liberal Arts & Behavioral Scie

Department: Human Serv & Consumer Sci

CFDV 335  Independent Study in Cfdev  (3 Credits)  

Independent Study (3) Independent study in area of specialization. Prerequisites: Junior standing and consent of instructor.

College/School: Liberal Arts & Behavioral Scie

Department: Human Serv & Consumer Sci

CFDV 430  Special Topics in Child / Fam  (3 Credits)  

Special Topics (3) Intensive study of professional interest in child development. With class designation, this course may be used up to four (4) times for a total of twelve (12) hours. Senior Project. Project hours to be determined by the instructor of record. Junior /Senior standing.

College/School: Liberal Arts & Behavioral Scie

Department: Human Serv & Consumer Sci

CFDV 431  Theories in Child Dev  (3 Credits)  

Theories in Child Development (3) Survey of theories relevant to principles of learning in the cognitive, social/emotional, and physiological areas of development at the early childhood level. Observations in appropriate settings required. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisites: CFDV 234 and CFDV 235 or consent of the instructor.

Prerequisite(s): (CFDV 234 and CFDV 235)

College/School: Liberal Arts & Behavioral Scie

Department: Human Serv & Consumer Sci

CFDV 432  Children's Literature  (3 Credits)  

Children's Literature (3) Analysis of children's books with emphasis on literacy and language development enhancement for children. Extensive reading of books by outstanding authors and illustrators included. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: Junior or senior standing or consent of the instructor.

College/School: Liberal Arts & Behavioral Scie

Department: Human Serv & Consumer Sci

CFDV 433  Multicultural Strategies  (3 Credits)  

Multicultural Strategies (3) Study of the impact of various cultures on the American system with implications for early childhood program development. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisites: CFDV 234 and CFDV 235 or consent of the instructor.

Prerequisite(s): (CFDV 234 and CFDV 235)

College/School: Liberal Arts & Behavioral Scie

Department: Human Serv & Consumer Sci

CFDV 434  Practicum I  (3 Credits)  

Practicum I (3) Educationally directed and supervised practical experience in an early childhood setting or family service agency. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisites: CFDV 234 and CFDV 235 or consent of the instructor.

Prerequisite(s): (CFDV 234 and CFDV 235)

College/School: Liberal Arts & Behavioral Scie

Department: Human Serv & Consumer Sci

CFDV 435  Child Nutrition  (3 Credits)  

Child Nutrition (3) Principles of nutrition affecting growth and development from conception through early childhood. Emphasis on menu planning, preparation, portion control, and nutritional requirements in early childhood programs. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: FN 233 or consent of the instructor.

College/School: Liberal Arts & Behavioral Scie

Department: Human Serv & Consumer Sci

CFDV 436  Parenting  (3 Credits)  

Parenting (3) Study of theoretical procedures and techniques for use in guiding the behavior and development of the child. Application of current research on parenting models utilized. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisites: CFDV 234 and CFDV 235 or consent of the instructor.

College/School: Liberal Arts & Behavioral Scie

Department: Human Serv & Consumer Sci

CFDV 437  Capstone in Child & Family Dev  (3 Credits)  

Capstone in Child & Family Development (3) Comprehensive study of the integrative, synergistic nature of the field of Child & Family Development from a historical, theoretical, and practical perspective. Prerequisite: Senior standing.

Prerequisite(s): (CFDV 233 and CFDV 234 and CFDV 235 and CFDV 332 and CFDV 334 and CFDV 431 and CFDV 432)

College/School: Liberal Arts & Behavioral Scie

Department: Human Serv & Consumer Sci