Minor in Child and Adolescent Development

Units required for Minor: 19

Program Description

Child and Adolescent Development is the study of the biological, physical, socio-emotional, and cognitive growth and development of the child from conception through emerging adulthood. Using theory and empirical research, the purpose of this minor is to prepare students to work as agents of social change with diverse populations of children, adolescents, emerging adults, and families in a variety of settings.

Minimum Grade Requirement

A grade of "C-" or higher is required for all coursework in the Child and Adolescent Development minor.

Program Requirements

CHAD 30Human Development3
or CHAD 35 Child and Adolescent Development
CHAD 133Quantitative Methods in Human Development4
CHAD 131Language Development3
CHAD 137Cognitive Development3
CHAD 138Social and Emotional Development3
Choose 3 units of electives: Can be any additional CHAD course or one from the list3
Total Units19

 Elective List

Take any CHDV course or one of the following3
ANTH 101Cultural Diversity 3
ART 133Art Education for Children3
Educating Students with Disabilities in Inclusive Settings
Educating Students with Disabilities in Inclusive Settings Lab
EDUC 120Literature For Children3
EDUC 121Multicultural Children's Literature 3
Tutoring Children in Mathematics
Tutoring Children in Mathematics: Practicum
Tutoring Children in Reading
Tutoring Children in Reading Practicum
EDUC 155Introduction to Counseling3
EDUC 156Power, Privilege and Self Identity in Counseling3
EDUC 157Child and Family Psychopathology3
EDUC 160Urban Education 3
EDUC 165Sex Role Stereotyping in American Education 3
EDUC 170Introduction to Bilingual Education: Policies, Principles, Programs, and Practices3
EDUC 171Bilingualism in the Classroom3
EDUC 172Introduction to Hmong Literacy3
ETHN 100Ethnic America 3
FACS 156Child Life and Family-Centered Care3
FSHD/COMS 108Family Communication3
PUBH 136School Health Education2
HRS 161Multicultural America 3
KINS 172Movement Education3
STAT 1Introduction to Statistics3
SWRK 102Crosscultural Theory and Practice: Issues of Race, Gender and Class 3