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CYAF 121
Prereqs: First semester international freshman or transfer student.
United States education and culture in the context of globalization and intercultural communication with emphasis on tools for academic achievement.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 9
Prereqs: Open to freshmen and sophomores only.
CYAF 150 is 'Letter Grade only'.
Ecological Systems Theory is introduced as a foundation to understand the complex college environment and how basic life skills can be used to achieve success in college. How to apply systems theory to the following challenges: study skills and time management; awareness of diversity of thought and action; leadership; community service and social responsibility; money management; coping with stress; developing healthy social relationships; and career exploration.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Web
ACE Outcomes: 8
Developmental life cycle approach to the study of the individual from conception to death. Each stage of life studied from the perspective of how individual development is fostered within the family system.
This course is a prerequisite for: CYAF 372, CYAF 374, CYAF 381, CYAF 382, EDPS 362, EDPS 457
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 6
Prereqs: Good standing in the University Honors Program or by invitation.
For course description, see CYAF 160.
This course is a prerequisite for: CYAF 372, CYAF 374, CYAF 381
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Admission to ECEMS program.
Child development from birth to age three. Growth patterns, the influences of disabilities and risk factors, environmental factors and their effects on attachment styles, language acquisition, brain development, cognitive development, social-emotional development, and perceptual and sensory motor skills.
This course is a prerequisite for: CYAF 301, CYAF 302, CYAF 303, CYAF 304, CYAF 307
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture
Course Delivery: Web
Prereqs: Admission to ECEMS Program.
Physical, cognitive, social/emotional and personality growth and development during early childhood. Major theories of development and current research and ideas in conjunction with historical approaches to examining growth and development in ages 4-8.
This course is a prerequisite for: CYAF 301, CYAF 302, CYAF 303, CYAF 304, CYAF 307
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Web
Prereqs: Admission to ECEMS Program.
Knowledge of developmentally appropriate practice in child guidance. Review of current guidance methods and programs in order to become familiar with successful guidance techniques.  Develop student's own approach to guidance based upon practices best suited to their own unique skills and strengths.
This course is a prerequisite for: CYAF 305
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Web
Prereqs: Parallel CYAF 210L.
CYAF 210 is for people interested in working with children in schools, child care programs, and in social service agencies.
An overview of the components of social competence and what influences its development. Common social difficulties experienced by children and enhancing children's social competence.
This course is a prerequisite for: CYAF 210L
Credit Hours: 2
Course Format: Lecture 2
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Parallel CYAF 210.
CYAF 210L is for students to improve their ability to interact effectively with young children. CYAF 210L provides a bridge between theory and practice.   CYAF 210L is 'Pass/No Pass only'.
Practice and demonstrate behaviors and skills related to sound child development theory and/or research and best practices under the guidance of early childhood professionals.
This course is a prerequisite for: CYAF 210
Credit Hours: 1
Course Format: Lab
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Sophomore standing.
Not open to students with credit in FINA 260 or equivalent.
Individual and family financial planning. Emphasis on financial planning for families in the early life cycle. Application of credit, insurance, savings, investments, taxes, and estate planning information to individual and family needs.
This course is a prerequisite for: CYAF 322, CYAF 381
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 6
Prereqs: Parallel CYAF 270L.
Growth and behavior related to the preschool years, ages two through five.
This course is a prerequisite for: CYAF 270L, CYAF 374, CYAF 476, CYAF 477, CYAF 497A, CYAF 497K, CYAF 897A, TEAC 416
Credit Hours: 2
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Parallel CYAF 270.
CYAF 270L is 'Pass/No Pass only'.
Observation of and participation in the care and guidance of preschool children.
This course is a prerequisite for: CYAF 270, CYAF 476, CYAF 497A, CYAF 497K, CYAF 897A, TEAC 416
Credit Hours: 1
Course Format: Lab
Course Delivery: Classroom
CYAF 271
Prereqs: Parallel CYAF 271L.
Human growth and behavior from conception to three years of age from a holistic and ecological perspective including application of knowledge to the care and education of infants and toddlers.
This course is a prerequisite for: CYAF 271L, CYAF 371, CYAF 371L, CYAF 497I, SPED 461
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
CYAF 271L
Prereqs: Parallel CYAF 271.
CYAF 271L is 'Pass/No Pass only'.
Human growth and behavior from conception to three years of age.
This course is a prerequisite for: CYAF 271, CYAF 371, CYAF 371L, CYAF 497I
Credit Hours: 1
Course Format: Lab
Course Delivery: Classroom
CYAF 280
Introduction to research and theory on family relationships and to careers working with children and families. Family systems and how they are affected by healthy and unhealthy processes. How ethnicity, gender and social class influences family living.
This course is a prerequisite for: CYAF 381, CYAF 382
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 6
The complexities of dating and diverse couple relationships from both developmental and family system perspectives. Research on the formation, dissolution, and maintenance of relationships. Promotion of healthy communication and interactional patterns. The influence of family of origin dynamics, culture, gender, and life cycle transitions.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Admission to the FCS education program;
Must take CYAF 297J (1 cr) with CYAF 451/851.An accompanying seminar is included where the role of the professional is discussed. CYAF 297J is 'Letter grade only'.
Guided observations and/or clinical experiences in schools and/or agencies offering programs for children, youth, and families.
This course is a prerequisite for: CYAF 451
Credit Hours: 1-4
Max credits per degree: 12
Course Format: Field 6
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Good standing in the University Honors Program or by invitation; College of Education and Human Sciences honor program student; and a major in one of the Human Sciences areas Grade only.
Human growth and behavior from conception to three years of age.
Credit Hours: 1-5
Max credits per semester: 5
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: CYAF 203, CYAF 204, and CYAF 306
Select, evaluate, and use appropriate assessment tools for children birth to age 8. Use assessment data to inform decisions about teaching (environments and practice) and intervention. Ethical use of assessments, validity of assessments, multicultural sensitivity, and assessments for children with special needs.
This course is a prerequisite for: CYAF 305
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Web
Prereqs: CYAF 203, CYAF 204, and CYAF 306.
Learn and use assessment and documentation to inform curriculum, plan and evaluate developmentally appropriate activities, and learn about effective ways to share curriculum information with families. Addresses all areas of developmental domains and content areas. Issues related to diversity in family composition, culture, and individual abilities for children ages Birth to 3.
This course is a prerequisite for: CYAF 305
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture
Course Delivery: Web
Learn and use assessment and documentation to inform curriculum, plan and evaluate developmentally appropriate activities, and learn about effective ways to share curriculum information with families. Addresses all areas of developmental domains and content areas. Issues related to diversity in family composition, culture, and individual abilities for children ages 4 to 8.
This course is a prerequisite for: CYAF 305
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Web
Prereqs: CYAF 203, CYAF 204, and CYAF 306
Disability conditions, assessment and identification, interventions in inclusive environments, and collaborations among service providers.
This course is a prerequisite for: CYAF 305
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Web
Opportunity for Early Childhood Education (ECE) teacher educators to have a guided learning experience in a professional agency that provides services to children and families. Learning experiences and projects at the practicum site will provide teacher educators with the opportunity to use and implement theories and practices learned in other ECE classes.
This course is a prerequisite for: CYAF 405, CYAF 410
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lab 3
Course Delivery: Web
Prereqs: Admission to ECEMS Program.
Role of a professional as a teacher, administrator, or advocate in early childhood programming. Professionalism and ethics, identifying child abuse and applying universal precautions. Discuss qualities of the early childhood educator role, program models, and working with children and professional colleagues.
This course is a prerequisite for: CYAF 301, CYAF 302, CYAF 303, CYAF 304, CYAF 307
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Web
Prereqs: CYAF 203, CYAF 204, and CYAF 306
Opportunity for Early Childhood Education (ECE) teacher educators to have a guided learning experience in a professional agency that provides services to children and families. Learning experiences and projects at practicum site will provide teacher educators with the opportunity to use and implement theories and practices learned in other ECE classes.
This course is a prerequisite for: CYAF 303, CYAF 305
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lab 3
Course Delivery: Web
Prereqs: CYAF 222.
Critical analyses and intervention strategies of family finance issues across the life span.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
The determinants of economic well-being of individuals and families over time. The consequences of family economic well-being for family functioning and outcomes. Family economics theories and concepts. How families develop, acquire, maintain, and conserve scarce resources to attain desired standards of living.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: CYAF 271 and CYAF 271L with grades of 'C' or better.
CYAF 371 and CYAF 371L must be taken together.
Introduce students to methods used in infant-toddler programs, including center-based, home-based, and family-support models.   Delivered in hybrid format with most course material online supplemented by brief in-person class meetings.   Examination of program models and frameworks, curricula, training programs and methods of assessment used in infant-toddler programs.
Credit Hours: 2
Course Format: Lecture 2
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: CYAF 271 and CYAF 271L with a grade of C or above.
CYAF 371 and CYAF 371L must be taken together. CYAF 371L is Pass/No Pass only.
Course will feature 9 hours of practicum shadowing experiences in 3 different types of infant-toddler programs in the first half of the semester and 21 hours of weekly practicum in one of the settings for a more in-depth experience during the second half of the semester. Emphasis will be on skills needed for Nebraska Early Childhood Endowment programs and on Nebraska Early Learning Guidelines but examination of programs from other states and international efforts will also be included in course materials.
Credit Hours: 1
Course Format: Lab
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: CYAF 160 or 160H or equivalent.
Theoretical interrelationships of the physiological, psychological, and sociological and cognitive aspects of development during the years after early childhood through adolescence.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: CYAF 160 or 160H, and 270; parallel CYAF 374L.
Best practices in early childhood education (preschool through Kindergarten) and the teacher's role in facilitating childhood learning through planning, implementing, sequencing, documenting, and evaluating early childhood instruction.
This course is a prerequisite for: CYAF 374L, CYAF 497A, CYAF 497I, CYAF 497K, SPED 362, TEAC 416
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: CYAF160 or 160H, and 270; parallel CYAF 374.
Planning, implementing, and evaluating developmentally appropriate activities for young children in a supervised early childhood laboratory setting.
This course is a prerequisite for: CYAF 374, CYAF 497A, CYAF 497I, CYAF 497K, TEAC 416
Credit Hours: 1
Course Format: Lab 2
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Sophomore Standing
The theoretical foundations for working with families in the community and school. Professional interaction skills needed to establish sound working relationships with families. Ethical guidelines for professional interactions with families to facilitate appropriate application of principles to the diversity of professions working with families.
This course is a prerequisite for: CYAF 382, SPED 461
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 6
Prereqs: CYAF 160 or 160H, 222, 280, and with an overall minimum grade average of 2.5 for these three courses.
Includes a pre-practicum fieldwork experience.
Theories and skills for assessment, intervention, and referral.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Field 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: CYAF 160 or equivalent, and CYAF 280 or 380
Introduction to principles of parenting within multiple contexts including developmental, structural, and cultural perspectives. Evaluation of parenting concerns and relationships as they apply to working with families. Content will cover parenting philosophies as well as a central focus on programs and practices related to parent education. There will be a strong emphasis on the links between theory, research, and application.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture
Course Delivery: Classroom
Research base and historical antecedents of current theories of literacy development in young children. The specific connection between those theories and construction and successful implementation of developmentally appropriate, relationship rich-literacy methods, strategies, materials, and environments for children from birth through Kindergarten. Assessment tools of teacher effectiveness and early literacy acquisition, formal and informal techniques.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
The development and learning of children from birth through Kindergarten in the domains of math, science, and nature. The developmentally appropriate methods for supporting children's development in these domains.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: 12 hrs CYAF or closely related areas; and permission.
CYAF 396 requires a completed contract form before registering.
Individual problems and readings in current literature.
Credit Hours: 1-5
Max credits per degree: 5
Course Format: Independent Study
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Good standing in the University Honors Program or by invitation; 12 hrs CYAF or closely related areas; and permission. CYAF 396H is 'Letter Grade Only'.
CYAF 396H requires a completed contract form before registering.
Individual problems and readings in current literature under the direction of a faculty member in the department.
This course is a prerequisite for: CYAF 396H
Credit Hours: 1-5
Max credits per degree: 5
Course Format: Independent Study
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Admission to the FCS education program;
Must take CYAF 397J (1 cr) with CYAF 452/852. CYAF 397J is 'Letter grade only'.
Guided observations and/or clinical experiences in schools and/or agencies offering programs for children, youth, and families.
This course is a prerequisite for: CYAF 452
Credit Hours: 1-10
Max credits per degree: 10
Course Format: Field 6
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Parallel CYAF 897J/897J.
Analysis of school programs with attention to: teacher certification in Family and Consumer Sciences; teacher and student rights and responsibilities; proper conduct of teachers; selected legal aspects of education; methods of communicating with parents and community members; current issues which impact education; and reflection and discussion of student teaching experiences. Reinforcement of learning theories, teaching principles, management, and best practices.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 10
Prereqs: CYAF 305
Exploration of issues surrounding the administration of early childhood programs including identification of community needs, analysis of business opportunities, the evaluation and appropriate use of space and quality programming, consideration of policy and legal responsibilities, and professionalism in the field.  Explores best practices in staff selection, training, coaching, and supervision.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Web
Prereqs: Admission to the ECEMS Program.
Explore cultural diversity in daily life and beliefs in families with young children. The focus is on U.S. families, with attention to the multiple cultures from which they come.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Web
Prereqs: Admission to ECEMS program.
Important elements for planning, promoting, and maintaining healthy and safe learning/care environments; understanding childhood illnesses and establishing healthy lifestyles; performing first aid; and maintaining care providers’ health. Information about maintaining safe relationships with others, including identifying and reporting abuse, neglect, and exploitation of children. Exploration of nutrients for life, feeding, food preparation and safety policies and guidelines, food allergies and intolerances, and appropriate feeding practices.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom, Web
Prereqs: Admission to ECEMS program.
Discover how electronic technology impacts the development of young children in educational, home, and community environments, and how technology can be used to enhance teaching and learning.  Learn to be critical thinkers and informed consumers of technology related to young children.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Web
Prereqs: Admission to ECEMS program.
Focuses on application of an ecological model to the understanding of variation in parental roles, perspectives, approaches, and challenges. Overview of effective communication strategies and parent education programs.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Web
Prereqs: CYAF 305.
Fifteen week practicum experience to demonstrate practical application of developmentally appropriate early childhood teaching techniques and skills, actual teaching experience and developmental feedback. Observation and evaluation of classroom experiences, environmental design, classroom management, and parent communication.  Variety of instructional roles including, at a minimum, the independent/lead teaching of a two week subject unit and assume major control of the learning situation and supervision/direction over other classroom staff. Supervising instructor should approve all lessons and assessment instruments developed by the practicum student.
Credit Hours: 6
Course Format: Lab 6
Course Delivery: Web
Prereqs: Junior standing.
Not open to family and consumer sciences education majors in the certification track.
Planning and implementing developmentally appropriate educational experiences for a variety of audiences in non-formal settings.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Introduction to addictions from a family systems perspective: theories; behavioral patterns; physiological, psychological and social impacts on individuals and the family; and implications for interventions and treatment.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
CYAF 447/847
To introduce contextual considerations and research-informed guidelines for working with Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender youth in professional settings such as educational, mental health, medical, and community outreach. The systemic context of GLBT youth, including developmental transitions, unique stressors, peer relationships, and familial environments, will be explored. Ways to help GLBT youth thrive will be emphasized.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Admission to the Family and Consumer Sciences Secondary Teacher Education Program; completion of 80% of subject area coursework with a 2.5 GPA or better; parallel CYAF 297J (1 cr) or CYAF 894J (1cr).
Theoretical issues in the area of teaching and learning as applied in Family and Consumer Sciences. Development of middle and secondary education curriculum in Family and Consumer Sciences using student-centered, interactive methods of instruction.
This course is a prerequisite for: CYAF 452
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Admission to the Family and Consumer Sciences Secondary Teacher Education Program; completion of 80% of subject area course work with a 2.5 GPA or better; CYAF 451/851; parallel CYAF 397J (1 cr) or CYAF 894J (1 cr).
Practical issues in the area of teaching and learning as applied to Family and Consumer Sciences. Develop teaching and/or learning plans for teaching Family and Consumer Sciences. Analyze classroom management practices and develop plans for assessment.
Credit Hours: 4
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Junior standing.
CYAF 458 is 'Letter grade only'.
Normative and non-normative family stressors (e.g. violence, economic conditions, war and political conflict, natural disasters) and how they affect family functioning. Family stress theories are used to understand crisis events and how families can cope and recover.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Examination of the interdependence of human, ecological, economic sustainability and ways to lead a more sustainable life.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 8
CYAF 471/871
Human Sexuality and Society Crosslisted as EDPS 471/871, PSYC 471/871, SOCI 471/871
Prereqs: Junior standing.
Open to advanced students planning careers in the professions in which knowledge of human behavior and society is important (e.g., helping professions, medicine, law, ministry, education, etc.).
Interdisciplinary approach to the study of human sexuality in terms of the psychological, social, cultural, anthropological, legal, historical, and physical characteristics of individual sexuality and sex in society.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: 12 hrs CYAF, or related social sciences.
Selection, use, and interpretation of assessment instruments for understanding the developmental level of children from birth through age eight. Assessment of reasoning and thinking processes, concept formation, and social cognition.
This course is a prerequisite for: SPED 362
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: 12 hrs CYAF and/or related social sciences including CYAF 270, 270L.
Nature and development of reasoning and thinking processes and concept formation in children. Contribution of Piaget and others in providing new insights. Implications of these for teachers, parents, and others working with young children.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: 12 hrs family and consumer sciences including CYAF 270.
Administration of early childhood programs.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Junior standing.
Analysis of child and family policies, including what is family policy, how policy is made and implemented, how values and goals affect policy and future directions for child and family policies in America and in other countries.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture
Course Delivery: Classroom
CYAF 490/890
Special topics related to child, youth, and family studies. Topics vary. A. Early Childhood (1-3 cr, max 3) Lec.; D. Family Science (1-3 cr, max 3) Lec.; J. Family and Consumer Science Education (1-3 cr, max 3) Lec.; Y. Youth Development (1-3 cr, max 3) Lec.
Credit Hours: 1-3
Max credits per degree: 12
Course Format: Lecture
Course Delivery: Classroom
Special topics related to child, youth, and family studies. Topics vary.
Credit Hours: 1-3
Max credits per degree: 3
Course Format: Lecture
Course Delivery: Classroom
Special topics related to child, youth, and family studies. Topics vary.
Credit Hours: 1-3
Max credits per degree: 3
Course Format: Lecture
Course Delivery: Classroom
Special topics related to child, youth, and family studies. Topics vary.
Credit Hours: 1-3
Max credits per degree: 3
Course Format: Lecture
Course Delivery: Classroom
Special topics related to child, youth, and family studies. Topics vary.
Credit Hours: 1-3
Max credits per degree: 3
Course Format: Lecture
Course Delivery: Classroom
Current issues such as debt management, gender and family, low-income families, retirement planning, work and family, mothering, fathering, housing. Topics vary.
Credit Hours: 1
Max credits per degree: 18
Course Format: Lecture
Course Delivery: Classroom
Current topics related to diverse populations, e.g., religion, sexual orientation, ethnicity. Topics vary.
Credit Hours: 3
Max credits per semester: 18
Course Format: Lecture
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 9
Prereqs: Department permission
Participation in a department sponsored Study Abroad experience. Must enroll in course during time of experience.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Field 40
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: 12 hrs CYAF and/or related social sciences.
CYAF 496/896 requires a contract and the contract is to be completed before registering for the course. Work in CYAF 496/896 is supervised and evaluated by a CYAF faculty member.
Individual projects in research, literature review, or creative production may or may not be an extension of course work.
Credit Hours: 1-6
Max credits per degree: 6
Course Format: Independent Study
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: CYAF 270 and 270L; CYAF 374 and 374L, with grades of 'C' or better. Inclusive Early Childhood: Birth to Age 3 (IECE) option students must also have taken SPED 362 with a grade of 'C' or better.
Pass/No Pass only.
Integrating developmental theory into the planning, implementation, and evaluation of individual and group experiences for young children in classroom settings.
Credit Hours: 7-12
Max credits per degree: 12
Course Format: Field
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 10
Prereqs: Junior standing; 12 hrs CYAF or other social sciences.
Orientation in prior semester and contract required.
Fieldwork in agencies serving children, youth, families and communities.
Credit Hours: 3-6
Max credits per degree: 6
Course Format: Field
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 10
Prereqs: CYAF 271 and 271L; CYAF 374 and 374L; with a grade of 'C' or better.
Pass/No Pass Only.
Integrated developmental theories and research evidence into the planning, implementation, and evaluation of individual and group experiences for children in an infant and toddler program.
Credit Hours: 3-6
Max credits per degree: 6
Course Format: Field
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Admission by application; completion of all required methods courses and practica with minimum grade of 'C+' (2.33) in each of these courses.
CYAF 497J/897J requires one middle-level and one high school experience. CYAF 497J is 'Pass/No Pass only'.
Supervised teaching experience in schools.
Credit Hours: 6-9
Max credits per degree: 9
Course Format: Field 40
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: CYAF 270 and 270L; CYAF 374 and 374L; with a grade of 'C' or better.
Pass/No Pass Only.
Integrating developmental theories and research evidence into the planning, implementation, and evaluation of individual and group experiences for children in a classroom experience.
Credit Hours: 6
Course Format: Field
Course Delivery: Classroom
Application of principles of research design and methods to a specific area of research.
Credit Hours: 1
Course Format: Independent Study
Course Delivery: Classroom
CYAF 499H
Prereqs: Good standing in the University Honors Program or by invitation.
CYAF 499H requires a completed contract form before registering. CYAF 499H is 'Letter grade only'.
Honor thesis in Child, Youth and Family Studies.
Credit Hours: 1-6
Max credits per degree: 6
Course Format: Independent Study
Course Delivery: Classroom
CYAF 807
Supervisory Leadership Crosslisted as ALEC 407/807
Prereqs: ALEC 302.
Knowledge and theoretical basis for practicing supervisors in a changing workplace where supervisors have increasing responsibilities due to the flattening or organizational structures, solving supervisory challenges in organizing and planning, problem solving and decision making, performance appraisal and leading a diverse workforce.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
CYAF 98/498 requires a completed contract form before registering. CYAF 98 is zero credit hours and is 'Pass/No Pass only'.
Undergraduate Creative Research Experience (UCARE), Research Experience For Undergraduates (REU), and non-UCARE research and/or creative activity.
Credit Hours: 1-6
Max credits per degree: 6
Course Format: Independent Study
Course Delivery: Classroom
Regularly scheduled meeting of doctoral students focusing on professional development and career preparation. Required for doctoral students during each semester of residence.
Credit Hours: 0
Course Format: Lecture
Course Delivery: Classroom

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