Child, Adolescent, and Family Studies
The Child, Adolescent, and Family Studies (CAFS) major highlights diverse theories and milestones across developmental research methods. The 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.
Program Options and Paths
B.A. Degree in CAFS
B.A. Degree in CAFS + Special Education Teaching Credential