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Major Areas of Study: CHILD & FAMILY STUDIES


Course Offerings and Major/Minor Requirements


Major Requirements

Core courses (37 credit hours)

  • Education (6 credit hours)

    • EDUC 112 (3)
    • EDUC 334 (3)

  • Psychology (13 credit hours)

    • PSYC 101 (3)
    • PSYC 321 (3)

    • Choose one of the following:
      • PSYC 220 (1)
      • PSYC 222 (1)

    • Choose two of the following:
      • PSYC 205 (3)
      • PSYC 208 (3)
      • PSYC 308 (3)
      • PSYC 309 (3)

  • Sociology (6 credit hours)
    • SOCI 101 (3)
    • SOCI 345 (3)

  • Health Education (6 credit hours)
    • HLTH 365 (3)
    • HLTH 380 (3)

  • Choose one of the following (3 credit hours):
    • CRMJ 490 (3)
    • PSYC 409 (3)
    • SOCI 352 (3)

  • Child & Family Studies (3 credit hours)
    • CHFST 495


Areas of Specialization (select one)

1. Administration (15 credit hours)

  • Choose one of the following pairs of courses (6 credits):

    • ACCT 201 (3) and ACCT 202 (3)
    • ECON 215 (3) and ECON 216 (3)

  • Choose 3 courses from the following (9 credits)

    • ACCT 420 (3)
    • BUSI 318 (3)
    • BUSI 221 (3)
    • BUSI 241 (3)
    • BUSI 415 (3)
    • ECON 325 (3)
    • POLS 321 (3)

2. Human Services (15 credit hours)

  • CRMJ 101 (3)

  • SOCI 301 (3)

  • Choose 3 of the following (9 credit hours)
    • CRMJ 250 (3)
    • CRMJ 270 (3)
    • CRMJ 342 (3)
    • CRMJ 372 (3)
    • POLS 321 (3)
    • POLS 322 (3)
    • COMM 335 (3)
    • COMM 340 (3)
    • COMM 446 (3)
    • SOCI 216 (3)
    • SOCI 320 (3)
    • SOCI 330 (3)
    • SOCI 418 (3) *prerequisites SOCI 101 & 216 recommended

3. Later Life Families (15 credit hours)

  • HLSC 312 (3)

  • PHIL 305 (3)

  • Choose three of the following:
    • CRMJ 343
    • HLSC 307
    • POLS 321 (3), 322 (3)
    • SOCI 216 (3), 320 (3), 330 (3)

NOTE: Major/minor requirements are in addition to the Liberal Arts Essentials (LAE), which are required of all students to graduate.

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