An Interdisciplinary Examination of Children, Youth and Families

This focal study is designed for students who have an interest in children and families and will give them the opportunity to learn about this topic from a variety of disciplines and perspectives. This focal study would be particularly useful for those students who plan to have a career working with children, youth and families.

Instructions for Focal Study 13

Complete at least three courses and a minimum of 10 credits. No more than two of these courses may have the same disciplinary prefix.

First Cluster (complete 3 courses)
EDUC 260 Foundations of Education 2 credits
EDUC 300 Introduction to Early Childhood Education 4 credits
EDUC 335 Education for Social Justice 2 credits
EDUC 428 Teach Reading: Child and Adolescent Literature 2 credits
HIST 435 1968: Youth and Social Change in World 4 credits
PSY 150 Introduction to Psychology 4 credits
PSY 240 Child Development 4 credits
PSY 281 Lifespan Development 4 credits
SOC 101
SOC 102
SOC 110
SOC 120
SOC 130

Introduction to Sociology (no longer offered)
Social Problems (no longer offered)
Understanding the Apocalypse
Image, Society, and Identity
Stump the Sociologist

4 credits

SOC/GSS 309 Families 4 credits
SOCWK 300 Micro Social Work Practice 4 credits