Child, Adolescent, and Family Studies Minor

Requirements for the Minor in Child, Adolescent, and Family Studies

A student wishing to minor in Child, Adolescent and Family Studies should complete at least 12 semester units in CAFS, of which at least 9 units must be upper division. The Department Chair must approve the specific course of study. This minor may be completed online. Courses required: 

CAFS 2000Fundamentals in Developmental Theory3
And any three upper division CAFS Courses9
Infant and Toddler Development
School Aged and Adolescent
Individual and Family Development in Diverse Cultures
Supporting Multilingual Learners: Context and Approaches
Child Guidance, Supervision and Support
Adulthood and Aging
Aging and the Family
Parenting and Family Relations
P4C: Practicum
Risk and Resilience in Children
Multiple Perspectives on the Importance of Play
Introduction to Research Methods
Research, Assessment and Evaluation of Children and Families
Advanced Practicum
Advanced Techniques for Working in Child and Family Programs
School, Community, and Family Collaborations
Advanced Practicum for Adult Education and Supervision
Total Units12