University Catalog

Child and Family Studies

Chairperson:  Glen Palm
Address: B109 Education Building
Phone: 320.308.2132
Email: cfs@stcloudstate.edu
Website: www.stcloudstate.edu/cfs

BS in Early Childhood Education (79 credits)


Admission Requirements

  • GPA: 2.75
  • See department website for admission process/transition points.

Program Requirements

Foundation (17 credits). ED 200 or CFS 200CFS 315, HLTH 301, HURL 497, IM 423, MATH 301.   Early Education I (18 credits): CFS 220 or CFS 260, CFS 421, CFS 431, CFS 422, CFS 443. Early Education II (17 credits): CFS 406, CFS 413, CFS 408, CFS 428 or ED 428, SCI 226, PESS 388. Final Year (27 credits): CFS 423, CFS 433, CFS 460 (6 Cr.), ED 417, ED 418, ED 419, ED 420 (6 Cr.)



The Upper Division Writing Requirement (University's Upper Division Writing Requirement) is initiated in CFS 423 and completed in CFS 460.


Minor in Early Childhood Education-BES (23 credits)


Admission Requirements

  • GPA: 2.50

Notes

  • The Department of Child and Family Studies offers a 23 credit minor that does not result in a teaching license. To be admitted to the minor program, students must have a 2.5 GPA. The Child and Family Studies minor serves as an excellent complement to major fields such as Community Psychology, Psychology, Social Work and Bachelor of Elective Studies.

Program Requirements

CFS 421, CFS 431, CFS 422, CFS 220, CFS 260.

Electives

8 credits: ED 374, CSD 468, CPSY 428, PSY 441, CFS 413, CFS 443, and CFS 406

Minor in Early Childhood Education (23 credits)


Admission Requirements

  • GPA: 2.50

Notes

  • The Department of Child and Family Studies offers a 23 credit minor that does not result in a teaching license. To be admitted to the minor program, students must have a 2.5 GPA. The Child and Family Studies minor serves as an excellent complement to majors in Special Education, Community Psychology, Psychology, Social Work and Elementary Education.

Program Requirements

CFS 421, CFS 431, CFS 422, CFS 220, CFS 260

Electives

8 credits: ED 374, CSD 468, CPSY 428, PSY 441, CFS 413, CFS 443, and CFS 406 or as approved by CFS minor advisor

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