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Child Development and Family Studies Recommended Course of Study

Child Development and Family Studies is a nationally approved program that offers preparation for a student to become a Certified Family Life Educator (CFLE) . Completion of this program leads to career opportunities with family life education, social service agencies, day care programs (care giving and administration), crisis intervention programs, and senior citizen services; in business as consultants; in medical settings as care givers or child life specialists; and as advocates for children and families.


Click to view the 2014-15 Curriculum

Click to view the 2013-14 Curriculum

Click to view the 2012-13 Curriculum (Archived)

Click here to view the 2011-12 Curriculum. (Archived)

NOTE: Students in the CDFS concentration must earn a grade of C or higher in all CDFS and related courses.


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Interior Design
Textiles, Merchandising & Design
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Family & Consumer Studies
    Child Development & Family Studies
    Family & Consumer Sciences Ed.

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Textiles, Merchandising & Design

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Interior Design Entrance Packet
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IDES Application - DUE March 15th

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