Minor: Child Development, Counseling
Child Development students pursue careers in elementary school teaching; preschool teaching and administration; child-care and after-school employment; parent education; community college teaching; or work with a variety of counseling, social service and community agencies. The undergraduate major also prepares students for graduate studies in child development, elementary or special education, human development, social work or counseling.
Total units required for Minor: 19
Refer to the catalog for detailed admission and academic requirements.
Students interested in pursuing a career in counseling or other related fields working with children and families should consider this minor in counseling.
- Develop discipline-based written communication skills
- Analyze and critique written materials related to child development
- Participate in field based experiences mediated by using theory, concepts, and research
- Understand major milestones of development from infancy to adulthood
- Develop and maintain positive attitudes towards diversity and its manifestations in children and families
Visit the admissions page to learn how to apply.