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LU Transfer Option

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: 35
Two (2) additional credit hours of General Education
Requirements are satisfied in specialized course requirements.

English 6 hours
*ENGL 1113 Composition I
*ENGL 1213 Composition II

Humanities 6 hours
See General Education Requirements for complete list.

Mathematics 3 hours
See General Education Requirements for complete list.

Psychology 3 hours
PSYC 1113 Introduction to Psychology

Science 8 hours
BIOL 1114 General Biology for Non-Majors
*PHSC 1114 General Physical Science
(Courses in Physics, Chemistry, Zoology may be substituted. One of the courses must have a lab.)

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

Specialized Course Requirements Credit Hours: 26

Child Development 17 hours
^CHLD 2003 Child Development in the Lifespan
^ºCHLD 2032 Early Field Experience in Teaching Early Childhood
^*CHLD 2103 Child Guidance
^CHLD 2133 Middle Childhood Foundations
^*CHLD 2173 Historical & Philosophical Foundations of Schools
^*CHLD 2223 Early Childhood Foundations

Controlled Electives 9 hours
CSCI 1203 Computer Concepts and Applications
ENGL/NURS 1003 Academic Strategies
GEOG 1043 Introduction to Cultural Geography
MATH 2423 Mathematics Concepts for Educators
*MATH 2553 Geometry and Measurement
SPCH 2103 Interpersonal Communication

Total Credit Hours: 61
*Course has prerequisite (See course description section of catalog).
^ Course must be completed with a “C” or better.
º Background investigation required.
Physical Education activity classes do not count toward the associate degree requirements in this curriculum at TCC.
Students must meet the university requirement of two college-level courses in a single foreign language or successful completion of two years of foreign language in high school and pass a proficiency test.
To receive an A.A. or A.S. Degree, students must demonstrate computer proficiency.

General education requirements can be found at: