Gain a deeper understanding of critical social issues for your career working with children and families.
Why Earn Your Minor in Child and Family Studies?
The study of social work offers important knowledge, skills and values to support professionals working with individuals, families, groups and communities—while at the same time advocating for social justice and community engagement. Whether you’re majoring in education, political science, psychology, sociology or the social sciences, you can take a deep dive into issues affecting children and families by minoring in this interdisciplinary program.
Why Minor in Child and Family Studies at Adelphi University in New York?
- Adelphi’s School of Social Work is one of the field’s highest-ranking programs in the country.
- Work with professors who are experts on issues facing children and families in the United States and across the globe.
- Study the subject from an interdisciplinary perspective combining classes in social work, psychology, communications, education, political science and sociology.
How Do I Declare the Minor in Child and Family Studies?
Begin by talking with the program’s adviser (see below) as early in your academic career as possible. This will help you get the advice you need in order to complete the requirements of the minor.
Complete the Change of Major/Minor form on the Registrar website.
To apply for this program, submit the appropriate application requirements:
Transformative Educational Opportunities
All undergraduate students have the opportunity to apply for the following programs to expand their educational landscape: