Family and Youth (Minor)

Department of Counseling and Learning Sciences

The purpose of this minor is to better prepare individuals to work with youth in a variety of settings. Students will concentrate on courses that address topics such as the physical, cognitive, social, and emotional development of youth and families as facilitated by families, educators, child care professionals, and others. These classes are taught by instructors in the Child Development and Family Studies Program in the Department of Technology, Learning and Culture. Upon completion of six courses, the student will be better prepared for career opportunities in a variety of settings including Extension, 4H, Early Head Start and Head Start Family workers, juvenile care centers, Child Life Hospital Centers, juvenile day report centers, group homes and temporary facilities.

Degree Level
Program Delivery
Area(s) of Study
Child/Human Development and Family Science/Studies
Higher Learning Commission (HLC)