Minor in Family Science

About the Family Science Minor

Understand family dynamics and how they relate to broader societal issues in our Family Science Minor. You will learn about family systems, relationships, and interactions, as well as the factors that influence family functioning such as culture, diversity, and social policy. This minor is ideal if you are interested in careers in social work, counseling, education, or any field that involves working with families and communities.

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Why Study Family Science at CWU?

Our courses cover a diverse range of topics related to family dynamics, including marriage and family relationships, child development, family systems, and family policy.

By exploring these subjects, you can develop a comprehensive understanding of families and the various issues that impact them.

Where is this program offered?

How much does this program cost?

Explore information on Cost, Aid, and Value to make an informed decision about investing in your education at CWU.

Where can I find more information?

Please visit the CWU Academic Catalog for current information about admission requirements, course descriptions, learner outcomes, and credit information.


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Expand your community at Central Washington University by participating in clubs and activities. Meet your fellow Wildcats and gain knowledge outside of the classroom by joining the Child Development and Family Science Club.

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At CWU, we encourage you to find the right path—or paths—for you. When choosing a practicum or internship, the Child Development and Family Science Department is dedicated to helping you find the best placement possible.

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