Youth and Adolescence

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The Department of Family and Consumer Sciences at Pittsburg State University is one of two Family and Consumer Sciences programs in Kansas and is known for getting students involved in professional development opportunities that will lead to employment across the nation. Students who select the
Youth and Adolescence minor typically are those looking for something to complement a major in secondary education, social work, sociology, or psychology.

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  • About Minor

Family and Consumer Sciences is an interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary study of the relationship between humans and their natural, social, and built environments. Students minoring in the area of Youth and Adolescence at PSU experience a variety of courses selected from both within and outside the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences. They are guided by dedicated faculty who see every student's potential to find his or her own level of success. The minor is open to all students on campus.

About Family and Consumer Sciences Department

The Department of Family & Consumer Sciences offers baccalaureate degrees and a cooperative master’s degree program. B.S. programs are offered in Nutrition and Wellness, Community and Family Services, and two tracks in Child Development. A B.S.E. program is offered in Family and Consumer Sciences Education. The department has an Early Childhood Unified: Birth - Kindergarten program. The department offers minors in Child Development, Family and Consumer Sciences, Human Ecology, Nutrition and Wellness, and Youth and Adolescent Development. The department also contributes to minors in Women’s Studies and Public Health.  

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