Early Childhood Services Minor

The following requirements are effective for students admitted on or after Fall 2017:

Minor Requirements (18 credit hours)

  • EDU 261 Early Childhood Curriculum: Early Learning Environments (3)
  • HUS 160 Perspectives on Infants, Toddlers and Young Children (3)
  • HUS 220 Child Mental Health (3)
  • HUS 323 Infant Mental Health (3)
  • Complete one of the following courses (3):
    • EDU 363 Young Children with Special Needs
    • HUS/PSY 306 Behavior Modification
    • PSY 302 Psychology of Childhood
    • PSY 345 Problems and Interventions in Childhood
  • Complete one of the following courses (3):
    • HUS 263 Family Interactions
    • HUS 352 Interventions for Families with Children
    • SOC 360 Sociology of the Family


Advising Notes

  • A minimum of 25% of the credits required for a minor needs to be earned at UMA for it to be awarded.
  • A student may be awarded any minor as long as no more than six credits of the minor can be used to fulfill the requirements of the student’s major or concentration.

This program resides under the College of Professional Studies

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