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NSU Transfer Option

Program Description:
This curriculum includes degree requirements and courses generally completed in the first two years of a four-year curriculum plan in Human and Family Sciences/Early Care at Northeastern State University. This degree is for students wanting a professional career working in community agencies and programs providing services to children, youth, and families. Career options include Head Start programs, childcare, university extension agents, parent educators, as well as other choices. Students should consult the Northeastern State University transfer catalog and carefully select courses that will meet the requirements for both the baccalaureate and associate degree programs. Suggested courses are listed in this curriculum plan.

NOTE: Tulsa Community College’s Child Development Academic Program requires that all child development students enrolling in a child development laboratory course obtain a criminal background check at their own expense. Students must fill out and submit a Background Student Information Form along with Background Check Consent Form to the West Campus Child Development Academic Program office (S 128) or West Campus Liberal Arts office (L 144). Call 918-595-8177 or 918-595-8079 for more information.

Degree Awarded: Associate in Science

For More Information Contact:
Liberal Arts Division, Child Development Academic Program: West Campus: (918) 595-8079

General Education Requirements Credit Hours: 41-42
English 6 hours

*ENGL 1113 Composition I
*ENGL 1213 Composition II

Geography 3 hours
GEOG 1043 Introduction to Cultural Geography

Humanities 6 hours
See the General Education Requirements to select 6 hours of Humanities.

Mathematics 3 hours
See General Education Requirement page for complete list.

Science 11-12 hours
BIOL 1114 General Biology for Non-Majors
BIOL 1383 Nutrition
and select one course from the following:
*PHSC 1114 General Physical Science
*CHEM 1315 General Chemistry I ASTR 1104 General Astronomy
*PHYS 1114 General Physics I

Social Science 6 hours
POLS 1113 American Federal Government
and select one course from the following:
HIST 1483 U.S. History 1492 to Civil War Era
HIST 1493 U.S. History Civil War Era to Present

Speech 3 hours
SPCH 1113 Speech Communication I

Computer Science 3 hours
CSCI 1203 Computer Concepts and Applications

Specialized Course Requirements Credit Hours: 21

^Child Development 21 hours
CHLD 2003 Child Development in the Lifespan
CHLD 2103 Child Guidance
CHLD 2113 Introduction to Child Care Management
CHLD 2223 Early Childhood Foundations
CHLD 2233 Physical Development and Creative Expression: Birth to Eight
CHLD 2413 Professionalism & Leadership in Early Care & Education
CHLD 2513 Programming for Infants and Toddlers

Total Credit Hours: 62-63
*Course has prerequisite (See course description section of TCC catalog).
^Courses must be completed with a “C” or better.
Students should be aware that any variation in this degree plan might result in hours that will not transfer to NSU.
To receive an A.A. or A.S. Degree, students must demonstrate computer proficiency.

General education requirements can be found at: