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Undergraduate Degree Programs

CHILDREN, YOUTH AND FAMILY SERVICES

Undergraduate Certificate Program

Teresa McGowan
119 Health and Human Development
University Park
Phone: 814-863-8000
Email: TCH4@psu.edu

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CHILDREN, YOUTH AND FAMILY SERVICES (CYF)

This certificate program is designed to improve the quality of planned programs in a wide variety of community settings. The primary goal of the program is to provide a flexible and convenient opportunity for self-enhancement, further education and professional development for those currently working or considering a career in human service settings. Courses are required in three areas: Foundation Courses (9 credits), Professional Core (15 credits) and Professional Electives (6 credits).

To earn an undergraduate certificate in CHILDREN, YOUTH AND FAMILY SERVICES, a minimum of 30 credits is required.

PRESCRIBED COURSES

ENGL 15 OR CAS 100
PSYCH 100 OR SOC 1
BIOL 141 OR BISC 4 OR NUTR 251
HDFS 129 OR HDFS 229 OR HDFS 239 OR HDFS 311
HDFS 315 OR HDFS 315Y
FIN 108 OR HDFS 395 OR HDFS 216 OR HDFS 218
BBH 101 OR KINES 60
PHIL 103 OR PHIL 103W OR HDFS 301
HDFS 330

 

Prerequisites Required.

Effective Date: Spring Semester 2006

Expiration Date:

Last Revised by the Department: 11/14/2011

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Contact info update: 7/30/14

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