Students in the Developmental Studies Program choose one of three streams.
Stream A: Individual Human Development
The focus of Stream A is on individual human development ranging from prenatal and infant development to adolescent psychology.
Stream B: Comparative Biological Development
Stream B focuses on animal development, from animal physiology, chemistry, and genetics to evolution, zoology, and primatology. Courses taken from the Departments of Anthropology, Biology, Chemistry, English, History, Mathematics, Politics, Philosophy, Psychology, Sociology, Statistics, and Kinesiology and Applied Health provide several perspectives on human development.
Stream C: Child Development and Child Care
Stream C is a professional program designed for those who wish to obtain advanced early-childhood education training. The program will prepare graduates for a variety of positions, including childcare specialists who function as directors, supervisors, and early childhood educators, and staff specializing in programs for the developmentally delayed and other special needs children.
Download a Stream C program checklist below:
- Direct Entry — Practice Specialization
- Direct Entry — Childcare Administration Specialization
- ECE Diploma Entry — Practice Specialization
- ECE Diploma Entry — Childcare Administration Specialization
- Stream C Handbook