Child Advocacy Studies Minor

Program Description

This minor will prepare pre-professionals and practitioners to respond to child maltreatment in an ethical and culturally sensitive manner. Understanding factors which lead to child maltreatment and existing responses within the context of interdisciplinary settings will be covered.

For More Information

Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work 
Dr. Kimberly Pyszka
Auburn University at Montgomery
334-244-3637
kpyszka@aum.edu

Program Overview

The course listings below are a representation of what this minor requires. Students may have to take additional courses to fulfill the pre-requisites of the required courses.


Course # Course Name
SOCI 4450 Child Welfare/Maltreatment
SOCI 3900 Social Welfare Policies & Serv./Sys. Response to Child
SOCI 4451 Global Child Advocacy Issues
SOCI 3914 Practicum
SOCI 4452 Forensic Interview w/ Child
SOCI 3050 Women in Culture/Gender Violence Society
SOCI 4300 Sociology of the Family
SOCI 4980 Travel Abroad/Capstone
SOCI 3850 Intro to Social Welfare