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2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Human Ecology, Child Development and Family Relations Concentration, Child Life Option, B.S.H.E.

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(Leading to the Bachelor of Science Degree)


The Child Life program, a gateway to the Certified Child Life Specialist (CCLS) credential, is coordinated with the Child Life Council’s professional, programmatic and educational needs of the child life practioner.

Application to the Child Life program at TTU is required and should be made in the first semester of the junior year.

There are three components of eligibility to sit for the certification examination.

  1. Baccalaureate degree
  2. Course work including a minimum of 10 college-level courses in child life or a related department/subject
  3. Clinical Child Life Experience (480 hours under the direct supervision of a CCLS in good standing)



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HEC Core

HEC Core:  If HEC 1030 was taken select 7 hours if HEC 2020 was taken select 6 hours from the following courses:

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