Family Development, Minor
Minor in Family Development (H40206M)
Students who minor in Family Development learn about family sciences theories, research, and practice. The minor requires 18 credits of coursework in Child and Family Development.
Requirements for Admission
All students outside the Child and Family Development program may pursue this minor.
The following information has official approval of The Department Social Work and Family Sciences and The College of Health and Human Sciences, but is intended only as a guide. Completion of this minor is contingent upon many factors, including but not limited to: class availability, total number of required credits, work schedule, finances, family, course drops/withdrawals, successfully passing courses, prerequisites, among others.
The following courses constitute a “Minor in Family Development” and must be completed with a minimum grade point average of 2.0 overall for the minor to be noted on the student’s record. Please refer to the University Requirements for Minor Areas of Study for specific graduation information regarding minors.
|Select 12 credits of the following:
|Fatherhood: Parent Role
|Special Topics: Child & Family Development
|Special Problems in Child and Family Development
|Case Management for Children & Families I
|Case Management for Children & Families II
|Home-Based Intervention Theory
|Home-Based Intervention Techniques & Practice
|Legal Environment of Families
|Family Resource Management
|American Families in Poverty
|Middle Childhood and Adolescence
|Family Relationships in Middle and Later Years
|Culture, Ethnicity & Family
A total of 9 of these 12 elective credits must be courses not required in the student's major program.