Mar 21, 2023  
2022/2023 University Catalog 
2022/2023 University Catalog

Child Development, Emphasis in Early Childhood Special Education Integrated Teacher Education Program (ITEP), B.S. in Applied Arts and Sciences

(Major Code: 08231) (SIMS Code: 330910)

All candidates for a degree in applied arts and sciences must complete the graduation requirements listed in Graduation Requirements.

A minor is not required with this major.


To be admitted to the child development major, students must have a cumulative GPA of 2.40. To qualify for admission to the child development major with an emphasis in integrated teacher education (CFD ITEP), students must have a GPA of 2.70 or better.

Graduation Writing Assessment Requirement

Passing the Writing Placement Assessment with a score of 10 or completing one of the approved upper division writing courses (W) with a grade of C (2.0) or better. See Graduation Requirements for a complete listing of requirements.

Additional Requirements for Teaching Credential

CFD ITEP students must maintain a 3.0 GPA on credential courses in order to be recommended for a prelliminary credential in Early Childhood Special Education at the end of their program. 

Additional Requirements for the Education Specialist Credential in Early Childhood Special Education

This credential requires completion of Preliminary Education Specialist requirements (included in this program), followed by completion of the Clear Professional Induction Specialist requirements within five years of employment in an authorized setting.