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    Bridgewater State University
  Feb 20, 2018
Undergraduate/Graduate Catalog 2017-2018

Childhood Studies Minor

Childhood Studies provides a holistic, integrated approach to understanding the life experiences of children as well as social and cultural constructions of childhood. It seeks to help students better understand the challenges facing children both globally and locally, including the role of research, advocacy and social justice in improving children’s lives. Useful for any student planning to work with or on behalf of children, whether in education, social services, law, health care or other fields.

For additional information, interested students should contact Dr. Sarah McQuarrie, in the Department of Music.

Course Requirements

Please note:

  • No more than two courses from the 15 credits in electives may be taken under the same prefix.
  • Some of these courses have prerequisites.
  • Departmental topics and theme courses, honors colloquia, and study tours may count toward the minor if approved by the Childhood Studies Coordinator.

Humanities electives (3 credits)

Complete one course, selected from the following:

Total minimum credits: 19