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Child Development Minor

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  • Grade Requirements: A grade of C or better in courses used toward the minor.
  • Credit Hour Requirements: A minimum of 18 credit hours, of which at least 6 must be upper division courses (courses numbered 3000 and above).  Students will receive the final grade they have earned in each course. If a grade in a minor course does not meet the minimum requirement for graduation, the student may retake the course once. In special circumstances, by the judgment of the department chair, the student may petition to the Family Studies or Early Childhood/Early Childhood Education Committee, as appropriate, to graduate with the lower grade.
  • Program Code: 5001
  • CIPC: 190706

To be allowed to work with children in the Melba S. Lehner Children’s School for lab practicum, students must have clearance of criminal background check approved by the Utah Department of Health, Child Care Licensing Program.  Look for more information on the Weber State University Fingerprinting Office website (www.weber.edu/fingerprinting).

Course Requirements for Minor


For students seeking the Child Development minor with a Family Studies bachelor’s degree, the required courses will change. Students must have 18 credits beyond their major for a minor in Child Development. See the department advisor located in the McKay Education Building, Room 248 (801-626-6411).

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