Human Development and Family Studies
The minor in Human Development and Family Studies is designed to provide a knowledge base for understanding families and human development in order to enhance the training of majors in other academic disciplines.
The Family Finance minor provides a knowledge base to help individuals and families make decisions relating to insurance, investing, credit, budgeting, and home ownership.
Mental Health Advocacy and Awareness
The Mental Health Advocacy and Awareness Minor prepares educators, direct care providers in treatment facilities, human resource personnel, nurses, law enforcement, and others to more effectively interact with individuals with mental health needs - including knowing where and when to refer individuals for appropriate services.
Special Education - Birth to Three
The courses in this minor, along with a bachelor's degree in HDFS will qualify a student for the Utah Department of Health credential to serve children with disabilities ages 0-3 and their families in the Baby Watch Early Intervention Program. Admittance to these courses in special education is by permission of the Special Education Department.