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Children's Advocacy Studies

Minor


College: College of Liberal Arts

Department: Criminology, Sociology, and Geography

Description

The Child Advocacy Studies (CAST) minor is an interdisciplinary minor that provides comprehensive training to students who plan to work in a variety of areas serving children. The goal is to provide more comprehensive undergraduate training in the following:

Minor Requirements

A minimum of 21 credit hours with a minimum GPA of 2.25 or a grade of at least a “C” for each course.

Coursework Overview

Requirements:
Sem. Hrs.
SW 3313, Child Welfare
3
SW 3343, Child Abuse and Neglect
3
SW 4323, Case Management in Social Work Settings
3
SW/CRIM/SOC 4383, Child Welfare and the Law (Capstone Course)
3
Select one of the following:
  SOC 4073, Sociology of Family Violence
  SW 3323, Substance Abuse
  SW 4213, Introduction to Domestic Violence
3
SOC 4213, The Sociology of Childhood and Adolescence OR
SW 3303, Human Behavior and the Social Environment I
3
CRIM 2253, Criminal Investigation OR
CRIM 2263, Criminal Evidence and Procedure
3
Total Required Hours:
21

Please consult with your advisor if you plan on pursuing a minor in Children's Advocacy Studies.