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Curriculum in Child, Adult, and Family Services

Administered by the Department of Human Development and Family Studies. Leading to the degree bachelor of science. Total credits required: 125.

The child, adult, and family services curriculum, with options in child programs, youth programs, adult/family programs, leads to employment opportunities in the helping professions working with children, adults, and families in a variety of public and private human service agencies and organizations.

A minor in child, adult, and family services is available; the requirements appear under Human Development and Family Studies, Courses and Programs.

The following requirements are for the child programs, youth programs, adult/family programs:
Degree Requirements
12.5 Communications and Library
9.5 Engl 150, 250; Lib 160; Sp Cm 212
3 Select from Engl 302, 309, 314
10-11 Natural Sciences and Mathematical Disciplines*
3-4 Select from: Stat 101, Math 104, 105, 140, 142, 150, 165
4 Com S 103
  Select 3 credits from Biology courses
9 Social Sciences
  Select from CHS list of approved social sciences
9 Humanities
  Select from CHS list of approved humanities
2 HD FS Orientation
  HD FS 110
17 Human Development and Family Studies Core: HD FS 102, 269, 449, 491
11 Child, Adult, and Family Services Core: HD FS 218, 367, 395, and 445 or 486
24 Programs Option
  See option lists
 
31.5-32.5 Electives
125.0 Total credits
U.S. Diversity and International Perspectives Requirement: Students fulfill the U.S. Diversity and International Perspectives Requirement by choosing three credits of coursework from each of the university-approved lists.
Program Options
24 Child Programs: HD FS 220, 221, 240, 344, 349; H S 105; C I 250
  Select 3 credits from: HD FS 239, 283, 360, 270, 380, 479
24 Youth Programs: HD FS 226, 227, 270, 276, 349, 479
  Select 3 credits from: C I 250, HD FS 360, Psych 436 and
  Select 3 credits from: HD FS 239, 283, 373, 380
24 Adult/Family Programs: HD FS 270, 276, 349, 377, 479, and 360 or 463
  Select 6 credits from: HD FS 239, 283, 341, 373, and 380