The Bachelor of Arts in Children's Development Studies is committed to providing excellent education, training and practice in Early Childhood Education and Childhood Education, the foundation of future learning. The program has an intercultural and spiritual emphasis in its commitment to developing teachers and leaders with a strong Christian influence.
In the context of Olivet's mission, completion of the Bachelor of Arts in Children's Development Studies program will enable students to:
AThe Bachelor of Arts in Children's Development Studies students must fulfill the following Bachelor's degree requirements for graduation:
The Bachelor of Arts in Children's Development Studies degree program usually is completed in four years of fulltime study, regardless of the first major chosen. All requirements for the degree must be completed within six years of the initial date of enrollment, except under extenuating circumstances. Students who have not completed the requirements within the six years period must apply to the Registrar's Office for a continuation for each year beyond this period, up to a maximum of eight years from the initial date of enrollment.