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Child Development and Family Studies

Undergraduate Programs

Minor in Child Development and Family Studies (code FCS_UM06)

The Child Development and Family Studies (CDFS) minor offers the opportunity to take a concentration of courses focusing on children and families. By providing students with an aggregate of CDFS courses students will be better prepared careers relating to children and families in an array of settings.

Requirements

Students seeking a minor in CDFS must meet all prerequisite course requirements. In addition, students must maintain a "C" or better in all courses required for the minor. The minor requires 21 total units.

The minor in Child Development and Family Studies is not available to Child Development and Family Studies majors.

  • Take 9 units of core courses from the following courses:
    • CDFS 111 Preschool Child (3)
    • CDFS 312I Family and Personal Development (3)
    • CDFS 319I Family Stress and Coping (3)
  • Take 12 units selected from the following courses:
    • CDFS 211, 214, 215, 311, 314, 409, 410, 411, 412, 413, 414, 415, 418