Child and Family Services

Child Family Services student with a preschool student playing at a table

Students in the Child and Family Services program learn the skills necessary to work with and care for children.

Major course components include:

  • Human development;

  • Food and nutrition;

  • Child psychology and development;

  • Early childhood education;

  • Classroom management;

  • Nursery school/child care administration

  • Parenting; and

  • Nursery school aide and day care programs.

Theory and laboratory activities focus on nursery school, which is conducted for preschoolers each year as part of the class. The program has articulation agreements with SUNY Cobleskill, Mohawk Valley Community College and Herkimer County Community College.

To download the Child and Family Services brochure, click here.

A look at the Child and Family Services program:

Child and Family Services 360 classroom video: