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California State University Fullerton
Department of Child and Adolescent Studies

Minor in Adolescent Development

A minor in Adolescent Development requires 18 units. A minimum of 12 units of coursework for the minor must be distinct from coursework that is applied to the student's major. No more than 6 units of lower-division coursework may be applied to the minor.

Course Requirements

One Developmental Survey Course (3 units)
CAS 101 Introduction to Child and Adolescent Studies (3)
CAS 312 Human Growth and Development (3)
CAS 315 Child Development (3)

One Adolescent Development Course (3)
CAS 330: Adolescence and Early Adulthood (3)
CAS 325B: Age 9 through Adolescence (3)
EDSC 320: Adolescent Development (3)

One Diversity in Adolescence Course (3 units)
CAS 345: Child and Adolescent Development in Diverse Family Contexts (3)
CAS 370/AFAM 370: Development of African-American Children and Youth (3)
CHIC 332: The Chicano Adolescent (3)
EDSC 340: Diversity in Secondary Schools (3)

Two-Three Topics in Adolescence Courses (6-9 units)
CAS 327: Optimizing Development during Adolescence (3)
CAS 360: Adolescents and the Media (3)
CAS 365: Adolescent Pregnancy and Parenting (3)
CAS 375: Adolescent Identity (3)
CAS 380: Adolescent Sexuality and Intimate Relationships (3)
KNES 387: Movement and the Adolescent (3)
SOCI 413: Juvenile Delinquency (3)

Up to One Elective Course (0-3 units)
CAS 201: Child, Family, and Community (3)
CAS 340: Parenting in the 21st Century (3)
CAS 345: Child and Adolescent Development in Diverse Family Contexts (3)
if not taken for Diversity selection above
CAS 370/AFAM 370: Development of African American Children and Youth (3)
if not taken for Diversity selection above

Adolescent Development Minor Advising Sheet

 

 

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