Jul 24, 2024  
Spring 2020 Catalog 
Spring 2020 Catalog FINAL VERSION - Closed for Revisions

Family and Consumer Sciences: Child Life & Family Studies Option, B.S.

This major is administered by the School of Health Promotion and Human Development .


The Family and Consumer Sciences Major: Child Life & Family Studies option satisfies the Interdisciplinary Studies GEP requirement. For more information, see the GEP  section of the Catalog.

Second major, minor, or certificate program

Completion of a second major, minor, or approved certificate program is required. If you are seeking a career as a child life specialist, complete the Child Life Specialist Preparation Certificate .


You may complete your practicum requirements in one of two ways:

  1. Complete a minimum of three practicum credits of Study Abroad, International Service Learning, or other fully immersed diversity service learning experience, plus at least three additional credits earned in local experience.


  1. Complete a total of 12 practicum credits.

Experiential Learning Activity

Experiential Learning Activity requirement completed in consultation with CLFS Academic Adviser.

Capstone Experience