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COEHD  Degree Information Sheet

BAAS in Infancy and Childhood Studies

Interdisciplinary Learning and Teaching  |   Undergraduate Degree

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Purpose of Program

The Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences (B.A.A.S.) degree in Infancy and Childhood Studies emphasizes the study of language and reading in early childhood development. The minimum number of semester credit hours for the B.A.A.S. degree in Infancy and Childhood Studies is 120, including Core Curriculum requirement hours. Thirty-nine of the 120 total semester credit hours required for the degree must be at the upper-division level.

Program Options

Core Curriculum Requirements (42 semester credit hours)

Students seeking the Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences degree in Infancy and Childhood Studies must fulfill University Core Curriculum requirements in the same manner as other students. If courses are taken to satisfy both degree requirements and Core Curriculum requirements, then students may need to take additional courses in order to meet the minimum number of semester credit hours required for this degree. For a complete listing of courses that satisfy the Core Curriculum requirements, see below.


Degree Requirements

A. Organized technical program

Select 36 semester credit hours in an organized technical program completed at a community college


B. Core Curriculum courses

Core Curriculum courses


C. Required upper-division coursework for the major

BBL 3143 Children’s Literature for Bilingual Learners

or RDG 3513 Children’s Literature–EC–6

ECE 3133 Programs and Policies in Early Childhood Education

ECE 3143 Child Growth and Development

ECE 3313 Play, Creativity, and Learning

ECE 3603 Language and Literacy Acquisition

ECE 4103 Guidance of Young Children in Groups

ECE 4123 Family and Community Resources in Early Childhood

ECE 4153 Culturally Appropriate Assessment for Infants and Young Children

HTH 3013 Survey of Human Nutrition

KIN 3123 Early Childhood Development Through Movement

SPE 3603 Introduction to Special Education


D. Multicultural Education

Select two of the following:

AAS 3013 African American Cultural Experiences

BBL 3023 Mexican American Culture

SOC 3413 Sociology of the Mexican American Community

SOC 3503 Sociology of Education


Electives

Select 3 semester credit hours of elective coursework




Career Opportunities

Students who complete the program and graduate from the university are prepared for careers in infancy and early childhood environments.

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Admission Requirements



All applicants must meet UTSA admission requirements and be in good standing with last institution attended (previous college experience). In addition, applicants must meet/fulfill the following departmental requirements or submissions:


Requirements for Admission to The University of Texas at San Antonio:

http://www.utsa.edu/admissions/undergrad/requirements/2013-requirements.html



Undergraduate Catalog:

http://catalog.utsa.edu/undergraduate/



UTSA ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS:
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UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAM ASSISTANCE:
For assistance with Admission Requirements, please contact the Admissions/Enrollment Office or the COEHD Advising Office (Listed Under Contacts)



How to Apply


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Financial Aid & Scholarships


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Undergraduate Contacts/Departments

Undergraduate Programs

COLLEGE OF EDUCATION & HUMAN DEVELOPMENT   210-458-4370

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IDEDAdvising@utsa.edu 210-458-4424

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  210-458-6287

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Departments

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EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP AND POLICY STUDIES   210-458-6620
EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY   210-458-2650
INTERDISCIPLINARY LEARNING AND TEACHING   210-458-5969
KINESIOLOGY, HEALTH, AND NUTRITION   210-458-6224