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Minor in Child Studies

The minor in Child Studies (reference number 336) requires a minimum of 21 semester hours. A grade of “C” or above must be earned in the following Family and Consumer Science (FACS) courses required for the minor:

  • FACS 191
  • FACS 297
  • FACS 395
  • FACS 492
  • FACS 494
  • Plus 6 hours of approved electives chosen in consultation with departmental advisor.

A minor is required for most major areas of study at WKU. For additional information about online undergraduate degree options, visit or for overall degree requirements (i.e. minimum number of hours required, etc.), please visit

Please note: Students majoring in the child studies concentration may not minor in child studies.

Contact Us

For additional information about this minor, please email Dr. Darbi Haynes-Lawrence or or call 888-4WKUWEB.

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 Last Modified 9/24/14