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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 wku.edu/online/bachelors.php or for overall degree requirements (i.e. minimum number of hours required, etc.), please visit 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.



Information about accreditation can be found through the Office of the Provost.

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 Last Modified 3/20/18