Declaring a Minor in Childhood Studies
Students may declare a minor at any time. Forms are available from academic advising or the Department of Childhood Studies.
Requirements (18 Credits)
50:163:101 Introduction to Childhood Studies (3)
Elective Courses (15 credits)
At least 6 elective credits must be at the 300-level or above. Only 6 credits from a student's major will be applied to the minor.
Choose five courses from the following list:
50:120:106 Human Reproduction and Development (3)
50:220:366 *Special Topics on Contemporary Economic Issues (3)
50:350:360 Literature of Childhood (3)
50:350:391,392 *Special Topics In American Literature (3)
50:350:393,394 *Special Topics in Literature (3)
50:354:391,392 *Special Topics in Film (3)
50:830:206 Psychology of Couples and Families (3)
50:830:226 Psychology of Childhood (3)
50:830:301 Educational Psychology (3)
50:830:326 Psychology of Adolescence (3)
50:830:458,459 *Special Topics in Psychology (3)
50:830:463,464 *Special Topics in Psychology (3)
50:840:340 Family Ethics (3)
Sociology, Anthropology, Criminal Justice
50:070:308 Childhood and Culture (3)
50:070:485,486 *Special Topics in Anthropology (3)
50:202:322 Juvenile Justice (3)
50:202:363 Topics in Juvenile Justice (3)
50:920:306 Sociology of the Family (3)
50:920:323 Sociology of Childhood and Adolescence (3)
50:920:345 Sociology of Education (3)
50:920:445,446 *Special Topics in Sociology (3)
50:920:447,448 *Special Topics in Sociology (3)
50:920:463 *Special Topics in Sociology (3)
*Special topics courses are APPROVED for childhood studies credit if they are listed on the childhood studies website each semester. Other courses may be approved for childhood studies credit by the director of undergraduate studies or the department chair.
Please note that some of the courses above have departmental prerequisites.