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EMERGENCY ALERT SYSTEM:

WKU WEATHER ALERT:

WKU offices in Bowling Green will open at 10 a.m. Friday. Classes Friday remain canceled and campuses in Glasgow, Owensboro and Elizabethtown/Ft. Knox remain closed Friday. Saturday classes in Bowling Green will proceed as scheduled. Here is a link to the University’s attendance policy during adverse weather conditions. Use caution and watch for slick spots on roads and walks. 

Residence Halls remain open until noon Saturday. Bemis & Barnes have space for those who need to stay longer. Visit WKU Housing & Residence Life for more information.

The high school regional basketball tournament games scheduled for Wednesday night were canceled. Games will be rescheduled for Friday/Saturday. Follow WKU News for the latest updates. #WKUAlert

WKU Online

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 www.wku.edu/online/bach-programs.php or for overall degree requirements (i.e. minimum number of hours required, etc.), please visit www.wku.edu/registrar/degree_certification.php.

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 learn.online@wku.edu or call 888-4WKUWEB.

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