Human Development & Family Studies Minor

Do you want to work with others to improve family dynamics and human development?
Degree Type Minor
Careers & Salaries Career Outcomes
Delivery On Campus or Online
UW-Stout HDFS student.

The Human Development & Family Studies (HDFS) Minor allows you to learn about family dynamics and human development. Your required courses are Healthy Couple Relationships, the Dynamics of Family Development, and Development across the Lifespan. You can then tailor your selective courses to fit your career needs.

UW-Stout's Childhood and Family Study Center.

If you want to work in School Counseling, Mental Health Counseling, Psychology, Marriage and Family Therapy, or Early Childhood Education, our program gives you the opportunity to expand your knowledge in working with relationships, families, and issues that face people across the lifespan.

To declare a minor, complete the "Applying for a Minor" survey online, and you will be given further instructions. Once this has been processed you will receive an e-mail confirmation from the Advisement Center.


Minor Requirements

Minors are defined as either "studies in the discipline" or as “teaching.”