Pre-Child and Family Science


Department of Child and Family Science

Child, Family, and Consumer Sciences

Policies and Procedures for Admission. Applicants must meet all criteria for admission to the university and to the major. Admission to the program is a two-step process: (1) admission to the university and then (2) admission to Family and Consumer Sciences or Child Development major. All prerequisites must be completed prior to application to the major.

All students who have been admitted to Fresno State, but have not yet been admitted to the major, will be admitted to the university as "pre-family and consumer sciences" or "pre-child development" students. Admission to the university does not guarantee admission to the Family and Consumer Sciences or Child Development program.


CFS faculty members are highly qualified professionals with advanced degrees from universities across the nation. They bring practical insights and experience to the classroom, resulting from a wide variety of professional activities, research, publications, community service, and consulting.

For faculty phone numbers and e-mail, see the campus directory.

For more on the faculty, see the faculty pages.
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