On this page is the current credit distribution sheet for the 2021-2022 academic year. Click here to download this as a PDF.
Our distribution sheets list all of the requirements for each catalog year, please visit the Undergraduate Catalog for that information or review the relevant year below.
A degree in child and family studies requires a minimum of 42 earned credits in CAFS, and includes the following:
- CAFS 201 - Diverse Families
- CAFS 243 - Human Sexuality
- CAFS 339 - Human Development: Early Childhood
- CAFS 350 - Family Resource Management
- CAFS 359 - Human Development: Adolescent to Young Adulthood
- CAFS 370 - Research Methods and Evaluations in HDFS
- CAFS 431(G) - Family Issues in Gerontology
- CAFS 432(G) - Families in Crisis
- CAFS 437 - Environments for Young Children
- CAFS 439(G) - Parent Education
- CAFS 440 - Family Law and Public Policy
- CAFS 445 - Family Life Education and Ethics
- CAFS 447 - Internship in Child and Family Studies
A degree in Child and Family Studies requires a College of Liberal Arts-approved minor.
UNIV 100 (3 hours)
English (9 hours)
- ENGL 101 and ENGL 102
- Any 200-level ENGL literature course
History (6 hours)
Modern Language (10 hours)
- 101, 102, and 201 courses in ARAB, ASL, FREN, SPAN, or GERM
Math (6 hours)
- MATH 102 or 103 with 104 or MATH 105
- STAT 214
Sciences (9 hours)
- (CHEM, GEOL, OR PHYS) AND BIOL
- Note: Environmental Science does not count
Communication (3 hours)
Arts (3 hours)
- Includes courses in VIAR, MUS, THEA, or DANC
Behavioral Science (6 hours)
- SOCI 100 or SOCI 241
- PSYC 255
- Electives (5 hours of free electives)
All CAFS courses must be passed with a C or better.
Only 1 D is allowed in the minor.
All pre-requisites and co-requisites must be met (see course descriptions)
45 hours must be completed at the 300-400 level.
All substitutions must be approved by the CAFS advisor, director, and department head.