Undergraduate Minor - Minor in Youth and Society

Program:
Minor in Youth and Society
Program Code:
7763 Youth and Society
Program Level:
Undergraduate
Award Type:
Minor Undergraduate
Start Term:
FS17
Department:
Department of Human Development and Family Studies


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College of Social Science

Department of Human Development and Family Studies

Undergraduate Programs
Minor in Youth and Society

The Minor in Youth and Society, administered by the Department of Human Development and Family Studies, is an enhanced interdisciplinary program of study designed to assist students in understanding the development of youth in societies globally, with particular attention to the dynamic interaction of youth, their families, and the societies in which they live.

The minor is available as an elective to students who are enrolled in bachelor’s degree programs in the College of Social Science. With the approval of the department and college that administer the student’s degree program, the courses that are used to satisfy the minor may also be used to satisfy the requirements for the bachelor’s degree.

Students who plan to complete the requirements of the minor should consult their major undergraduate advisor in the College of Social Science.

Requirements for the Minor in Youth and Society

Complete 15 credits from the following:
1. The following course (3 credits):
HDFS 212 Children, Youth and Family 3
2. One of the following courses (3 credits):
CJ 220 Criminology 3
HST 250 History and Technology of the Digital Age 3
HST 413 Families in Historical Perspective 3
PSY 444 Developmental Psychology: Adolescence through Youth (W) 3
SOC 316 Youth and Society 3
SW 471 Child Welfare 3
SW 475 School Violence: Causes and Interventions 3
3. Two of the following courses (6 credits):
CEP 261 Substance Abuse 3
COM 225 An Introduction to Interpersonal Communication 3
COM 275 Effects of Mass Communication 3
CSUS 445 Community-Based Environmental and Sustainability Education 3
EAD 361 Educational Reform and Policy Analysis 3
HNF 150 Introduction to Human Nutrition 3
TE 353 International Education 3
4. The following capstone course (3 credits):
HDFS 412 Ecological Perspective of Adolescents 3



 
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Youth and Society, MNUN (7763)

Required Credits: 15    Program Version: FS17

Requirement 1: Minor - Youth and Society - Children, Youth and Family
Minor - Youth and Society - Children, Youth and Family: 1 course from HDFS212

Requirement 2: Minor - Youth and Society - Selection 1
Minor - Youth and Society - Selection 1: 1 course from CJ220, HST250, HST413, PSY444, SOC316, SW471, SW475

Requirement 3: Minor - Youth and Society - Selection 2
Minor - Youth and Society - Selection 2: 2 courses from CEP261, COM225, COM275, CSUS445, EAD361, HNF150, TE353

Requirement 4: Minor - Youth and Society - Capstone
Minor - Youth and Society - Capstone: 1 course from HDFS412

Requirement 5
15 credits required to complete this degreeThe specified coursework in this program may not equal this total. The difference must be made up of open options which must be acceptable within the limits of this program. In cases of doubt, please consult an academic advisor.