Title: #VI-9D. Admission to Bachelor of Applied Science in Child Development
The Bachelor of Applied Science in Child Development has been designed using a career ladder approach. Students applying for full admission to this program must have completed all requirements and be eligible to graduate with the Associate of Applied Science—Child Development prior to admission. Application will be available in the Office of Education and Humanities. The following admission requirements must also be met:
1. Student must hold at least a 2.0 grade point average (GPA).
2. A grade of C or better in all CDEV and EDUC required coursework.
3. The following items must be on file in the Education and Humanities Office and updated as needed. When items are missing or need to be updated, the student must submit them by a date designated in a letter to the student in accordance with the Admission Policy. Failure to resolve issues by the deadline will result in removal from the program.
a. Fingerprints for BCI if he/ she is a resident of WV and has not lived outside of the state after the age of 18. If he/ she is an out-of-state resident or has lived outside of the state after the age of 18 he/ she needs an FBI check (fees may be associated with this process).
b. A statement of criminal record must be completed and returned. Must be updated every 2 years.
c. Medical Form. Must be updated every 2 years.
d. A negative result of TB test must be on file. Must be updated annually.
e. Authorization and Release for Protective Services Record Check form must be completed and returned with no findings of maltreatment. Form # BCF-PSRC 6/2005.
f. Must hold a current Food handlers Card. (Must be updated every 2 years)
g. Copy of High School Diploma or GED must be on file.
h. Student must sign a confidentiality form.
i. The student must pass all required background checks and receive a “no conviction statement” from the Department of Health and Human Resources; waivers will not be granted. Student must also have no substantiated claims against them through Child Protective Services.
4. Files containing the above materials will be reviewed by the Child Development Department regularly. Failure to maintain a complete file at any time after admission will result in removal from Admitted status.
5. Student must uphold the NAEYC Code of Ethical Conduct available at http://www.naeyc.org/store/files/store/TOC/118.pdf. Failure to adhere to the code may result in dismissal from the program.
7. Student must have completed all requirements and be eligible to graduate with the Associate of Applied Science—Child Development prior to admission. Transfer students will be considered on an individual basis.
Approved by Board of Governors July 18, 2012.
Responsible Administrator: Senior Vice President for Acacemid Affairs, 304-424-8242