Sep 27, 2022  
2021-2022 University Catalog 
2021-2022 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Child and Adolescent Studies, Family and Community Contexts Concentration, B.S.

(120 UNITS)

Bachelor of Science in Child and Adolescent Studies

The Bachelor of Science in Child and Adolescent Studies requires 51 units of major coursework. All majors complete 27 units of core courses. In addition, majors choose one of four concentrations that each include 24 units of coursework. The concentrations allow students to focus on the population and context in which they are interested: Adolescent/Youth Development; Early Childhood Development; Elementary School Settings; and Family and Community Contexts.

In addition to the requirements for the major, students must meet all other university requirements for a bachelor’s degree. Please consult the Graduation Requirements for the Bachelor’s Degree  section in this catalog for complete information. A “C” (2.0) or better is required in all courses applied to the major. Course prerequisites are strictly enforced.

Family and Community Contexts Concentration (24 units)

The Family and Community Contexts (FCC) concentration is for students planning to work with children, adolescents, and their families in community-based settings and/or preparing for graduate studies in human/child development, counseling, social work or related fields.

Concentration-Specific Assessment Course (3 units)

Topical Developmental Courses (18 units)

Select 6 units from each topical cluster: Family Context; Risk, Supports and Community Contexts; and Areas of Additional Study.

Areas of Additional Study (6 units)

Total (120 units)