Child and Family Studies Minor

Description and Requirements

The Child and Family Studies Minor focuses on the development of children, the forms and functions of families, and the role of both in  society at large.  It offers students who anticipate working with children and families after graduation, as well as those who  plan to further study in the field  a solid foundation in these areas.  (A Sociology major completing the child and family studies minor may apply only SOCI 210 Families to both programs).

Required Courses

PSYC 208/208H Applied Developmental Psychology or PSYC  210 Development Across the LIfespan
SOCI 210 Families

Twelve elective credits in courses designated as Child and Family Studies, nine of which must be 300 level or above.  Electives must come from two different departments.