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Child Development Major and Minor
​​​​​Child Development Major
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he child development program at CMU explores the growth and development of children from birth through adolescence in the context of families and communities. As an applied professional program, students are prepared to work with children and youth in a variety of settings immediately after graduation or are prepared for graduate level licensures and certification programs in both health and counseling related fields.
Find your child development advisor!

Possible Child Development Courses
  • HDF 100: Lifespan Development
  • HDF 307: Parent-Child Relations
  • HDF 317: Child Development Skills & Methods
  • HDF 510: Child Development Seminar: Promoting Resilience
Check out the child development major course list.

Child Development Minor
The minor is designed to complement a wide variety of majors selected by students interested in working with individuals in family and human service settings. Due to the variability in students' goals for completing the minor, all students are encouraged to see an advisor prior to beginning the course work. Find your child development advisor!

Check out the child development minor course list.
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