Child Studies and Youth Development Minor
For more information, please contact the Department of Family Science and Social Work, 101 McGuffey Hall or call 513-529-2323.
This minor prepares students to work with children from birth to age 25. Courses focus on growth and development, parent-child relationships, and techniques for working with young children. This program is of special interest to those majoring in education, social sciences, speech pathology, or family studies and social work. This minor is not open to majors in Family Science and includes Thematic Sequence FSW 4 Children in Families.
A minimum 2.00 GPA is required for all courses in this minor. No courses may be taken credit/no credit.
(18 semester hours)
|Select one of the following:||3|
|Family School and Community Connections|
|Diverse Family Systems Across the Life Cycle|
|Sociology of Families|
|Select all of the following:|
|FSW 245||Children and Families: Ages Conception - 12||3|
|FSW 481||Adolescent Development in Diverse Families: Ages 13-25||3|
|FSW 494||Internship with Families and Children||3|
|Family Science Electives|
|Select two of the following:||6|
|Human Behavior in the Social Environment|
|Family Life Sexuality Education Across Cultures|
|The Family Life Education Process|
|Family Resource Management Education and Advocacy|
|Family Policy and Law|
|Total Credit Hours||18|
Note: Students whose major requires an Experiential Learning course, may petition for that course to replace FSW 494/FSW 594. Approval of this petition is not guaranteed and is subject to department review.