Child Life Minor (HDFS)

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The interdisciplinary child life minor is offered by the Department of Human Development and Family Studies and the therapeutic recreation option of the Department of Recreation Management and Policy. Upon completion of course requirements for the minor, students are able to sit for the Child Life Specialist exam.

Required Courses for HDFS Majors - Child Life Minor

RMP 502Foundations of Therapeutic Recreation4
HDFS 525Human Development4
HDFS 565Introduction to Child Life 14
HDFS 710Community Internship1-12
Select two of the following electives:8
Recreation Services for Individuals with Disabilities
Therapeutic Recreation Rehabilitation Principles & Interventions
Therapeutic Recreation Mental Health Principles and Interventions
Total Credits21-32

Offered every other spring.