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  Camden Undergraduate Catalog 2016-2018 Liberal Arts Colleges Programs, Faculty, and Courses Childhood Studies 163 Major Requirements  

Major Requirements


Bachelor of Arts Program Requirements (36 credits)

The childhood studies curriculum requires that in addition to Introduction to Childhood Studies and the Senior Seminar, students will complete coursework in three content and/or skills areas: childhood in global and intercultural contexts (6 credits), childhood and social institutions (3 credits), and methods in childhood studies (6 credits). In addition, childhood studies majors will take 15 credits of electives from a wide variety of courses that span many different departments, including (but not limited to) psychology, sociology, English, history, and criminal justice.

Core Program Requirements for the Curriculum (36 credits)

A) Required Courses (21 credits)

Introduction to Childhood Studies (3 credits)

(i) Introduction to Childhood Studies (163:101)

Children in Global and Intercultural Contexts (6 credits)

(ii) Children and Migration (163:370) or Global Childhoods (163:371) or Ethnographies of Childhood (163:372) or Youth Identities and Urban Ecologies (163:383)

and History of Youth (163:320) or Youth in a New Nation (163:325) or Kids' Media Cultures (163:350) or Children's Books and Illustrations (163:360) or Literature of Childhood (350:360) or Young Adult Literature (163:361) or Children's Literacies (163:362)

Childhood and Social Institutions (3 credits)

(iii) Urban Education (163:382) or Service Learning: Child Well-Being (163:481/491) or Gender and Education (163:384) or Children's Geographies (163:388)

Methods in Childhood Studies (6 credits)

(iv) Statistics (830:250 or 960:183 or 960:283) and Understanding Childhood through Statistics (163:460)

Senior Seminar (3 credits)

    (v) Senior Seminar (163:480)

B) Elective Courses (15 credits)

Elective coursework must be on topics related to children and childhood. Elective coursework should range across disciplines and not be confined to one department. Courses of interest that may be applied to a minor in childhood studies include any childhood studies course (all 163 numbers) and the following courses:

(i) Any childhood studies course not counted above

(ii) A variety of upper-level courses (300 +) on topics related to children or childhood, including, but not limited to

  • Childhood and Culture (070:308)
  • Juvenile Justice (202:322)
  • Children and Families of the Incarcerated (202:346)
  • Literature of Childhood (350:360)
  • Children's Literature, Film, and Media (350:243)
  • Education of America (512:230)
  • Psychology of Childhood (830:226)
  • Psychology of Adolescence (830:326)
  • Educational Psychology (830:301)
  • Sociology of the Family (920:306)
  • Sociology of Childhood and Adolescence (920:323)

For questions pertaining to the childhood studies major or minor, please contact the Department of Childhood Studies (856-225-6741) for an adviser.


 
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