Courses are available within the University for students wishing to engage in hands-on learning and research opportunities in the field of early childhood. The Center actively participates in the following courses: 

  • 01:830:331 Infant and Child Development
  • In conjunction with Infant and Child Development, students may also opt to participate in the CESEP program with an assignment in our program for additional credit: 830:398:01 by special permission #.
  • 01:830:396 Fieldwork in Child Development (Two levels of this course are available.)
  • 830:493/494 Internship/Seminar in Applied and Community Psychology (6-9 credits)
  • 09:910:220 Introduction to Social Work

Students must complete the customary registration process to enroll in the courses. Special Permission from Dr. Judith Hudson is required to enroll in the second level of the Fieldwork in Child Development course. Consult the course descriptions and syllabi for specific and detailed information regarding the course prerequisites and requirements.

Requests to volunteer at our Center to satisfy coursework requirements may be completed by calling our Center and selecting the Volunteer option on our main menu. All Volunteers must also complete the University's Working With Minors Training in order to volunteer in our Center. Please contact our This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.

Students may also visit our Center to conduct Observations in order to complete course assignments. Students who wish to observe classroom activities must complete the Observation Request Form found below and return it to the Director at least 1 week in advance of the date on which they wish to observe. See the form for where to email the completed form.