(CDFS) CHILD DEVELOPMENT AND FAMILY STUDIES
Dan Lattimore, Ph.D., Dean
Room 404, Manning Hall
In addition to the courses below, the department may offer the following Special Topics
CSED 4920-29. Special Topics in FCS. (1-3). Lectures and conferences covering selected areas of current interest. See online class listings for topics. May be repeated; credit applicable to degree is limited.
CSED 4940-49. Workshop in FCS. (1-3). Group study related to specific phases of family and consumer education. May be repeated.
CSED 4217 - Rdngs: Family/Consumer Science (3)
For Senior Consumer Science students. In-depth reading or research in area of specialization. PREREQUISITE: Senior Consumer Science students only. Permission of instructor prior to enrolling.
CSED 4900 - Study Tour/FCS (1-3)
On-the-scene knowledge about specific academic areas of specialization within Consumer Science and Education. PREREQUISITE: permission of instructor. Maximum of 6 credit hours for degree program.
CDFS 2101 - Family/Global Perspective (3)
(Was CSED). Introduction to family as a primary, global, social institution; contributions sociology, anthropology, have made to understanding how and why family systems vary worldwide and common bonds and problems facing families in modern societies. [G]
CDFS 3401 - Parent Child Relations (3)
(Was CSED). Parental role, parent-child relationship, and factors that influence parenthood.
CDFS 3410 - Soc Emotion Lrng Early Child (3)
Social and emotional development of young children; attachment, cooperation, empathy, grit, perserverance, and problem solving; how teachers in early childhood can foster the development of these skills to build the foundation for success in school and life; theory, research, and practice concerning the development, behavior, and learning of young children.
CDFS 4101 - Int Curr for Early Learners (3)
(Was CSED).Examination of the components of high quality, evidence-based practices to support children's development in early care and Pre-K settings. NOTE: This course is not applicable for teacher licensure.
CDFS 4220 - Understand Chldn/Behv/Guide (3)
(Was CSED). Examination of environments in which children develop; family, school, and culture; environmental issues related to behavior, guidance and discipline, families in transition, environmental stressors, child care, parent invlovement in schools, the media, special needs children, child advocacy/public policy. Discussions will focus on theory, research,and practic concerning the development, behavior, and learning of Pre-K children.
CDFS 4223 - Home/School/Comm Engage (3)
Theoretical approach to understanding, appreciating and supporting diverse families; strategies for collaborating with all families while utilizing community resources to strengthen the home, school and community.
CDFS 4230 - Math/Science Early Learning (3)
Developmental theory and research as related to the cuuiculum areas; foundation for selection and design of curriculum materials and activities appropriate for infant through age four; fundamental concepts and skills for teaching math and science to young children are practiced.
CDFS 4240 - Hosp Chdrn and Their Families (3)
Theories and research about children and their families in the healthcare environment; introduction to the child life profession.