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Human Development, and Child, Adolescent, and Family Studies Program

Human Development, and Child, Adolescent, and Family Studies (CAFS) B.A.

The HD-CAFS program provides students with an undergraduate level of knowledge within Human Development, and Child, Adolescent, and Family Studies.  This program highlights diverse theories, milestones across developmental research methods.  The HD-CAFS major focuses on the biological, cognitive, psychological, and sociological foundations of child behavior and development.  Students will acquire knowledge and gain understanding through exposure to relevant literature, current research topics, selected service, fieldwork, and development of student research.  Through a variety of courses, students obtain knowledge and refine skills in observing, assessing, interpreting, and implementing programs for children and families; working with and supervising child-centered programs; participating in supportive structures for children and adolescents; and understanding families from diverse backgrounds. 

 

Are you a transfer student and interested in earning a HD-CAFS Degree?

Check out this video message for all incoming transfer students. 

Welcome to CSUB - Transfer Students

 

 

HD-CAFS Department

California State University, Bakersfield
9001 Stockdale Highway
Bakersfield, CA  93311-1022

Phone: (661) 654-2545
Fax: (661) 654-2016
Office:  Education 151

Dr. Elaine Correa, Chair of the Department of Human Development, and Child, Adolescent, and Family Studies will be available during the summer months, (June, July, and August), via email.  If you need assistance, email Dr. Correa at ecorrea1@csub.edu Thank you.