Childhood development is offered in conjunction with the education department. Coordinators are Mandy B. Medvin (Psychology) and Amy Camardese (Education).
This minor serves to strengthen the developmental background of those students interested in working with children. The course of study will advantage students interested in the areas of elementary education, guidance counseling, special education, and social work. Psychology majors may not take the minor, but are encouraged to take other courses as indicated under the developmental track in psychology.
Requirements: A student must complete the following prescribed curriculum (24 semester hours). The prescribed set of courses are: PSY 101, 219 or 221, 431, 281, 231; SED 201; ELL 206; EDU 572; (student must have a 2.500 minimum grade point average and a minimum of 10 semester hours in psychology or education prior to doing the Field Experience).