Child and Family Studies Concentration
Four courses (12 credit hours) are required to earn a Concentration in Child and Family Studies. Students choose three electives from the list below; at least one of these must be at the 300 level. Because of the interdisciplinary nature of this concentration, students must choose at least one elective in an area/department outside of their major.
Only one elective class can be transferred from another institution. All courses must be passed with a grade of C- or higher. A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 is required for all courses in the concentration.
The fourth course is the capstone class (PSYC 398 FIELD PLACEMENT WITH CHILDREN) in which students complete a 72 hour service-learning placement in an organized setting that caters to children and families, e.g., school classrooms, child care facilities, after-school YMCA programs, pediatric health care settings. Early enrollment and instructor approval are required for this capstone class.
|FIELD PLACEMENT WITH CHILDREN|
|Choose three courses from the following:||9|
|CHILD, FAMILY AND COMMUNITY|
|CHILD & ADOLESCENT DEVELOPMENT, LEARNING AND MOTIVATION|
or PSYC 254
|CHILDHOOD AND ADOLESCENCE|
|LEARNING & DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES|
|CHILD & ADOLESCENT PSYCHOPATHOLOGY|
|CHILD ABUSE/FAMILY VIOLENCE|
|CHILDREN AND FAMILIES|
|CHILDREN, PSYCHOLOGY, & LAW|
|YOUNG ADULT LITERATURE|
|Total Credit Hours||12|