Not open to students pursuing a major in Child and Family Development.

Minor Objectives

The student who graduates with a minor in Child Development will be able to:

  • Assess developmental changes and processes influencing child development.
  • Identify scientific approaches and the application of research and theory to working with children.
  • Examine socio-cultural and historic constructs related to child development.
  • Interact with culturally diverse youth in family and societal settings.
  • Demonstrate critical thinking and observation skills related to the study of child development.

Minor Requirements (18 semester hours)

EDUC111Observation Techniques3
CHFD307Child and Adolescent Development3
CHFD308Infant-Toddler Development3
CHFD312Special Needs Students3
CHFD411Child Psychopathology (Prererequisite: CHFD307 - Child and Adolescent Development)3
PSYC101Introduction to Psychology3
Total Semester Hours18