The Infant and Toddler minor addresses topics such as the physical, cognitive, social, and emotional development of infants and toddlers as facilitated by families, educators, child care professionals, and others. Career opportunities include Early Head Start, Head Start, Department of Health and Human Resources, private child care, and child care centers.
The minor consists of 6 courses (19 credit hours) offered through WVU Online and Extended Campus. At least 9 hours must be at the 300 level or above.
This minor is available three categories of students:
- Traditional students enrolled at WVU in majors other than Child Development and Family Studies who might want to minor in this area of study
- Students enrolled in the Multidisciplinary Studies (MDS) program
- Non-traditional adult learners enrolled in the Regents Bachelor of Arts (RBA) program
Minimum Performance Standards
- minimum grade of “C” or better in required and chosen courses
- cumulative GPA of at least 2.5 in all CDFS minor coursework