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I. General Information

1. Course Title:
Child Behavior and Guidance

2. Course Prefix & Number:
CDEV 1112

3. Course Credits and Contact Hours:

Credits: 3

Lecture Hours: 2

Lab Hours: 2

4. Course Description:

This course provides an examination of the physical and social environments that promote learning and development for young children. It includes an introduction to basic child guidance techniques for individual and group situations. Emphasis is on exploring, observing, and practicing problem prevention and positive child guidance strategies through coursework and a lab experience. This course contains an off-site lab experience that will assist in guiding students to obtain the skills necessary to become a successful professional within early childhood settings. All students will be required to obtain and pass a Minnesota background check prior to completing 30 hours at an approved lab site.

5. Placement Tests Required:

Accuplacer (specify test): No placement tests required Score:

6. Prerequisite Courses:

CDEV 1112 - Child Behavior and Guidance


All Course(s) from the following...
Course CodeCourse TitleCredits
CDEV 1102Introduction to Early Childhood Education
CDEV 1104Child Growth and Development

7. Other Prerequisites
Pass a Minnesota Background Check

9. Co-requisite Courses:

CDEV 1112 - Child Behavior and Guidance

There are no corequisites for this course.