20-21 Bacone College Academic Catalog


19.1. Associate of Science in Child Development (non-licensure)

Graduates with a major in Child Development could pursue jobs as teachers in child care or Head Start programs and administer child care programs. The emphasis of this degree is to develop a strong understanding of how children develop and learn, the role of the family, and content and pedagogical knowledge of children age birth through eight.


  • This degree program is taught through the Division of Online Teaching and Learning and onsite coursework at Pawnee Nation College.
  • Minimum of sixty-six (65) credit hours for the Associate of Science Degree in Child Development with a minimum 2.0 cumulative grade point average, A ā€œCā€ or better in Composition I and II, Speak/Think Critically, and all Major Concentration Courses.


Course Sequencing for Associate of Science in Child Development


First Year First Semester

CLE 1103       First Year Experience

ENG 1113      English Composition I

AIS 1103        Introduction to American Indian Studies

MTH 1513     College Algebra

12 Credit Hours


First Year Second Semester

ENG 1213       English Composition II

REL 1003        Introduction to Christianity

PSY, PSC, or SOC_____3

______3          ART/THE Liberal Arts Guided Elective

12 Credit Hours



First Year Third Semester

SPC 1713        Introduction to Speaking and Thinking Critically

ECH 2103       Child Development

ECH 2203       Health, Safety, & Nutrition

ECH 2102       Legal Issues in Early Childhood Development

PED 1002       Introduction to Education

13 Credit Hours


Second Year First Semester

BIO 1114        Human Biology w/lab

ECH 2102       Foundations of Early Childhood

ECH 2003       Creative Experience and Play

ESE 2112        Personal Health

PED 2002       Educational Technology

13 Credit Hours


Second Year Second Semester

FSE 2203        Addiction in the Family

FSE 2103        Families with Special Needs

PED 3113        Multicultural Issues in Education

9 Credit Hours


Second Year Third Semester

SOC 2223       The Family

_________3    Foreign Language (3 Cr Hr)

6 Credit Hours


65 Total Credit Hours for Associate of Science in Child Development