2022-2023 Catalog 
    
    Jan 26, 2023  
2022-2023 Catalog

Child and Youth Studies Minor


The Interdisciplinary Child and Youth Studies minor develops students’ awareness and understanding about issues that are important to children and adolescents locally and globally. Students in the minor take courses from a variety of disciplines and perspectives, including psychology, sociology, communication studies, education, kinesiology, dance, and nursing. Students apply course content in meaningful projects and field-based contexts.

Program Learning Outcomes


Students will:

  • Articulate and define major theories or concepts used in the study of children/youth
  • Recognize the complexity of sociocultural diversity among children/youth
  • Participate in hands-on interactions involving the physical, intellectual, social, and/or emotional dimensions of childhood/youth

Minor Requirements (24 units)


Students must obtain a “C” grade or better in all courses for the minor.

At least 12 units must come from courses outside of the student’s major department(s) and other academic programs (e.g., Dual Degree Program and minors).

Students must meet with the Director of the CYS minor before starting the program.

Required (12 units)