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Child & Family Studies Requirements

All students in the child and family studies program must meet the admissions requirements set by the University of Louisiana at Lafayette and the college as a whole to be accepted into the degree program.

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To obtain a bachelor of science degree in child and family studies, you are required to complete 42 semester hours of child and family studies courses, which includes an internship in an appropriate community agency.

The curriculum also includes courses in such areas as math, English, modern languages, history, behavioral sciences, computer science, the arts, statistics and biological and physical sciences.

Required Minor

In addition to your child and family studies coursework, you must complete an 18 hour minor in another field (such as psychology, modern languages, business, etc.) that is in some way related to child and family studies or your career interests.

Your advisor can help you choose an minor based on your interests and ambitions, or you can choose one. View the list of minors >