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California State University, Sacramento
Child Development B.A.

Child Development B.A.

Child Development is the study of the physical, socio-emotional and cognitive growth and development of the child from conception through adolescence. The purposes of this major are to provide a sound academic program in Child Development and prepare students to work with children and families in a variety of school and community settings.

Child Development students pursue careers in day care and preschool teaching and administration; parent education; elementary school teaching; community college teaching; or work with a variety of counseling, social service and community agencies. Both undergraduate options also prepare students for graduate studies in early childhood, elementary or special education, human development, social work or counseling.
*Students working toward the Bachelor of Arts degree may select one of the five concentrations

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