The Department of Child and Family Studies is excited to announce our new Graduate Certificate, “International Children, Youth, and Families” which will be implemented in the 2017-2018 Graduate Catalog.
The 12-hour graduate certificate is intended for currently admitted graduate students in any University of Tennessee program wishing to develop knowledge and skills necessary for studying and working with children, youth, or families from diverse cultural backgrounds internationally and in the U.S. Certificate candidates must currently be admitted to a graduate program at the university or hold a terminal degree and be admitted to the graduate school. Course work for the certificate must be completed at the University of Tennessee within a five-year period. A minimum 3.5 GPA must be earned in all certificate courses. All courses must be selected from the list below. Other courses may, where appropriate, be substituted for the courses listed below with the permission of the program coordinator.
- CFS 635
- At least one of the following: CFS 560 or CFS 555
- At least two of the following: CFS 552, CSE 591, CSE 550, CSE 592, CSE 549, SPST 504, ANTH 531, ANTH 421
- Attainment of a minimum 3.5 grade point average in the certificate coursework.
For further information regarding the certificate program, contact Associate Professor Hillary Fouts.