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2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
2022-2023 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Child and Adolescent Development Minor

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The courses for the Minor in Child & Adolescent Development offer a range of opportunities to examine the course of human development with specific pathways for students interested in early childhood education, elementary school teaching, and community organizations serving children, youth, and families. The minor, offered by the Department of Child and Adolescent Development , is particularly appropriate for students planning to enter the fields of education, social welfare, nursing, child care, and other human services professions.

University Graduation Requirements

To be awarded a minor, at least 12 units of coursework must be completely distinct and separate from the coursework in the major, and coursework for the minor must include a minimum of 6 upper-division units (University Policy S16-4). Minor preparation or support courses do not count toward the 12 distinct units. Of the coursework for the minor, at least 6 units must be completed in residence at SJSU. The minimum aggregate GPA for all coursework required for the minor must be at least 2.0.

Minor Requirements (15 units)

Complete one course from:

Minor Electives (12 units)

These focus areas are suggestions only. Students may select any courses from the list below. Specializations will not appear on transcripts or diplomas. Please see your advisor for more details. Complete four courses from any of the following focus areas:

Total Units Required (15 units)

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