A minor in Child Development may lead to a career working with young children and adolescents. With this minor, you will learn to foster the success of young children during their pivotal time of discovery, learning, and growth. You’ll explore the roles and responsibilities of the preschool professional, including strategies for improving attitudes toward learning and for understanding and managing the emotions of children and adolescents. Note: This minor is open to all bachelor’s degree students except those enrolled in the BS in Child Development program.

Completion Requirements

Required courses:

  • EDUC 1004 Child Development
  • EDUC 4005 Cultural and Linguistic Diversity

Choose four of the following courses (at least one course must be upper level):

  • EDUC 1005 Child Health, Safety, and Nutrition
  • EDUC 1006 Child, Family, and Community Partnerships
  • EDUC 2001 Language Development
  • EDUC 2002 Children’s Literature
  • EDUC 3003 Observation and Assessment of Young Children
  • EDUC 3203 Infant/Toddler Mental Health

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