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2022-2023 General Catalog 
2022-2023 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Early Childhood Studies, Minor

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The minor in Early Childhood Studies gives students from any major at Sonoma State University a concentration in the study of early childhood development and learning. This minor is useful for students interested in pursuing careers involving work with young children from birth through age eight in fields such as Education, Counseling, Social Work, Nursing, and others. For a minor in Early Childhood Studies, students must take five upper-division core courses in Early Childhood Education (18 units) and an additional six units of elective courses, for a total of 24 units. Complete information about the requirements for the minor and application packets may be found online at

Program Course Work

The Early Childhood Studies Minor requires 24 units of coursework: 18 units of core courses and 6 units of electives.  Please work with the Early Childhood Studies minor advisor to choose electives that will best meet your career plans.

Elective Courses

Choose 6 units from the following courses.

Other elective courses may apply; please consult with an advisor.

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