May 06, 2021  
2015 - 2017 UTPB Undergraduate Catalog 
2015 - 2017 UTPB Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Child and Family Studies, Social Agencies Track, BA

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General Education Requirements (42 sch)

Communication (6 sch)

Political Science (U.S., State of Texas and Local Government) (6 sch)

Creative Arts (3 sch)

* UNIV courses are open to students in the Honors Program only.

Component Area (3 sch)

Component Area Option (3 sch)

Degree Requirements

The minimum total credits required for a BA in Child and Family Studies is 120.

  1. Read the U. T. Permian Basin catalog and be familiar with the University’s requirements for the B. A. degree. It is the student’s responsibility to read the catalog and be familiar with and fulfill all the requirements for the B. A.
  2. Complete at least 120 semester credit hours for the B.A.
  3. At least 48 credits must be at the junior or senior level. At least 30 of these must be completed at U. T. Permian Basin.
  4. Obtain at least a “C” grade in all courses counting toward the major. Maintain at least a grade point average of 2.0 in all courses applicable toward the B. A. degree.

Major Requirements

Core Courses (22 sch)

**TECA courses and EDUC 2301 are available only at Texas Community Colleges

Tracks Requirements (12 sch)

Students have a choice of track and can begin working on that track after completion of 9 semester credit hours (sch) of core courses. Note: Students in the learning and development track must successfully complete student teaching or complete CHLD 4399 Senior Seminar .

Elective Course (3sch)

Selected from the following:

Visual and Performing Arts, English, History, Communication, Bilingual Education, Education for Children with Special needs, Multicultural Education, Math, Science, or Computer Science.


Students are advised to select a minor other than Psychology or Sociology. In general, a minor is 18 sch of which 12 sch must be upper-level. Please consult the catalog for specific minor requirements.

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