Child development

Bluffton offers a major in child development. Highly motivated students may complete this major in 3 years. >>> more info

The child development major provides opportunities to study young children in a variety of settings. Coursework includes developmental curriculum, preschool classrooms and nutrition and opportunities to gain experience in various infant/toddler/early childhood environments.

Students also gain knowledge about working with young children outside the traditional classroom setting. such as day care, Head Start and other child development centers. While the major does not lead to licensure, one possibility would be to add a minor in business administration to learn to manage a small business.  >>>occupational outlook

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four year PLANS are provided as a guideline for course selection leading to a child development major.

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