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    To obtain a BA in Children's Studies, students must:

    1. Choose between CDST Options A, B, or C 
    2. Declare their major through Children's Studies (See CDST Advisor)
    3. Complete EWU GECRs (General Education Course Requirements) or be a transfer student*
    4. Meet EWU Math (MATH 115), English (101 & 201), Computer Literacy (CPLA 120) Requirements 
    5. Complete two years of high school-level or one year of college-level foriegn language 
    6. Complete the CDST Core Courses (Catalog)
    7. Complete CDST Option required courses and option electives (Catalog)
    8. Complete approved internship/practicum
    9. Complete approved capstone course
    10. Complete 180 univeristy-level credits
    11. Apply to graduate two quarters prior to desired graduation quarter

    *To quailify as a transfer student: must have completed an AA, AAS, AS, or AAS-T, or other DTA degree. This also differs for those on Articulation Agreements

    Course Planning

    A course plan can be created by your adviser or you can use the MS Excel file (Academic Planner) on your own  in conjuction with an EWU SOAR Degree Audit.

    Instructions: From SOAR, enter the number of credits already completed (only college/university-level credits). Enter the number of needed GECR credits (SS, NS, H), English (E) credits, Math (M) credits, and CPLA (C) credits in the checklist. Enter the year with which you want the calendar to begin. Complete the planned courses in the following quarters being careful to add the correct credit amount. Also, note the credits you plan to complete SS,NS, H, M, E, and C requiremnts under the quarter they are planned. 


    Schedule an Appointment with an Advisor:


    Dr. Deanna Trella - Director
    Phone: 509.359.4828


    Jackie Ross - Graduate Research Assistant
    Phone: 509.359.4549

    Barbara Culler - Program Director
    Phone: 425.564.5104

    Contact Information

    Children's Studies
    122 Senior Hall
    Cheney, WA 99004

    phone: 509.359.4826
    fax: 509.359.6475

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