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School of Education

Child Development Minor

School of Education

Child Development Minor


  • Minor
  • Undergraduate

18-20 credits

required for minor

18-20 credits

18-20 credits

required for minor

The child development minor is designed for students who do not have an education major but who desire strong preparation in understanding child development from birth through adolescence. This minor does not lead to teacher licensure.

Some classes in this minor include:
  • Child Development
  • Child Development Lab
  • Adolescent Development
  • Facilitating Learning and Development in Young Children
  • Lifespan Psychology
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My experience in the education department at Northwestern was life changing. I was taught by professors who truly cared about me and my classmates and wanted to impact us for Christ. Their examples showed me the impact that a teacher can have. It also taught me to strive for excellence and teach with a passion to love and serve my own students for Christ.
Sara Oakes
School of Education , 2016

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