CMU’s youth studies minor will train you to recognize the ways that gender, ethnicity and social class influence youth development. You’ll develop skills to implement and evaluate preventative and positive youth development programs. Your studies may include the sociology of family, adolescence, childhood and education, youth deviance and institutions, and youth welfare.
Points of Pride
- CMU is the first and only program in the nation offering a youth studies concentration within the sociology major, as well as a youth studies minor.
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