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Substitution of Fieldwork Experience, CHDV 220


CHDV 220, The Young Child covers both the theoretical and practical bases of child development during the preschool years. In addition to regular weekly class meetings, students are required to complete 32 hours of fieldwork experience during the 10-week quarter (3 hours, 15 minutes per week). In order to substitute work hours for fieldwork experience, you must meet the following requirements:

Students who meet the above requirements may request an evaluation to waive the fieldwork requirement. Students who have worked with infants/toddlers are not eligible to substitute work hours for fieldwork experience.

Request an Evaluation

To request an evaluation, students should prepare a folder that includes the following:

Students seeking to substitute their work experience for the fieldwork hours in CHDV 220 should submit all requested materials to the Fieldwork Coordinator of Child and Family Studies, Dr. Yafen Lo, during the eighth week of the quarter prior to the one in which he/she wishes to be enrolled in CHDV 220. For example, if the student wishes to be enrolled in CHDV 200, Winter 2009, he/she needs to submit his/her application on Week 8 of Fall 2008.
Documentation may be dropped off in the Department Office E&T 535.

Notification and What to Expect

The student will be informed of a decision in two weeks. Please keep in mind that even with the substitution of the required 32 practicum hours students will still have to complete all practicum and course assignments required by the instructor of CHDV 220.

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Last Update: 7/18/2008