Note: The information below provides convenient links to some of the courses required for this degree; however, it should not be used as a course registration guide. Please refer to the official Lander University Academic Catalog for the most accurate and up-to-date program requirements.

CHILD AND FAMILY STUDIES MINOR

The objective of the child and family studies program is to encompass the entire life cycle while examining childhood and family as a developmental process. A major focus of the program is to facilitate an understanding of the entire developmental process through the dynamics of relationships within family units and through a cross cultural analysis of the diversity of the family systems.

Core: 12 semester hours

Electives: Minimum of nine semester hours from at least two disciplines

Note: Students are advised to take at least one elective at the 300 level. A student must maintain an average of 2.00 or above in the courses taken for the Child and Family Studies minor. The minor is available to all students from across the University. For further information, contact the Department of Psychological Science.

 

HUMAN SERVICES MINOR

Human services is an academic area related to employment as a case manager, counselor, or advocate within workplace settings such as any state or non-profit social service agencies including group homes; correctional facilities; mental health facilities; family, child and youth service agencies; and programs related to alcoholism, drug abuse, domestic violence, and aging. This minor is open to any student in any major at Lander.

A minor in human services consists of 21 semester hours distributed as follows:

 

PSYCHOLOGY MINOR

A minor in psychology consists of 18 semester hours distributed as follows:

  • PSYC 101  or PSYC 102 
  • Electives:
    • PSYC Elective
    • PSYC Elective
    • PSYC Elective (300-Level or above)
    • PSYC Elective (300-Level or above) 
    • PSYC Elective (300-Level or above) 

Note: A student must take at least nine hours at the 300 level or above, earn no less than a “C” in PSYC 101 or PSYC 102, and maintain an average of 2.00 or above in the courses taken for the psychology minor. For further information, contact the Department of Psychological Science.