Course Requirements

Note: If you are using this minor with a Family Studies degree, the required courses will change. You must have 18 credits beyond your major for a minor in Child Development. See your department advisor for more information.

Refer to the WSU Course Catalog for course descriptions.

Required Courses (12 credit hours)

  • CHF 2500 Development of the Child: Birthâ??Eight  3
  • CHF 2570 The Child from Six to Twelve   3
  • CHF 2610 Guidance Based on Developmental Theory   3
  • CHF 4500 Comparative Study of Childhood and Adolescent Development 3

Elective Courses (6 credit hours)

Select at least two (2) courses from the following:

  • CHF 2400 Family Relations   3
  • CHF 2600  Introduction to Early Childhood Education   3
  • CHF 2620 Planning Creative Experiences for Young Children  3
  • CHF 3350 Diversities Within Families   3
  • CHF 3500 Young Children at Risk   3
  • CHF 3550 Parenting Education   3
  • CHF 3640 Working with Parents   3
  • CHF 4710* Advanced Guidance and Planning   3
  • CHF 4860* Practicum   3

*must be taken concurrently

You must have at least 6 credit hours of upper-division courses (numbered 3000 or higher). The Child and Family Studies Department will only accept 2 transfer courses for minor.

Updated 5-4-2010

CHILD DEVELOPMENT MINOR
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Course Requirements