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2018-2019 Course Catalog 
2018-2019 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Family Studies Minor

19 Credits

Concentration in contemporary family issues

Family Studies is an academic interdisciplinary field that focuses on understanding and working with families in the context of modern society. The Family Studies minor incorporates the study of human development and family systems among diverse cultural, racial and ethnic groups. This program enhances students’ ability to work with children, youth and families in a range of social service, judicial or advocacy settings.


Child Study majors with a minor in Family Studies will take approved related courses in Family Studies to complete the minor, in collaboration with their major advisor.