Not open to students pursing a major in Human Development and Family Studies.

Minor Objectives

Upon successful completion of this minor, the student will be able to:

  • Examine theories concerning general psychology.
  • Explore classic and contemporary theoretical explanations of family dynamics.
  • Recognize how social forces influence family definitions, composition, and change.
  • Examine trends in family formation and dissolution within the context of social change.

Minor Requirements (18 semester hours)

CHFD225Introduction to the American Family3
CHFD340Family Development3
CHFD445Family Communications3
PSYC101Introduction to Psychology3
PSYC343Adult Development3
SOCI421Sociology of the Family3
Total Semester Hours18