Child, Youth and Family Studies offers new course delivery

Beginning spring semester on Jan. 11, 2016, students can earn 3?16 credits in one semester and attend classes just one day a week in the Child, Youth and Family Studies program.

RCTC has stacked its traditional, face-to-face courses on Wednesday afternoon and evening. Combine these courses with online course options, and students can attend full-time while only coming to campus one day a week. Students can become Child Care Center Teacher qualified in just 16 weeks.

The Child, Youth and Family Studies courses offered spring semester on Wednesday afternoons and evenings include:

CYFS 1001 Seeing Children and Youth? ????????????? 3 credits Wednesdays? ??? 1:00 p.m. 3:23 p.m.?? 1/13/16 5/11/16

CYFS 1210 Child Growth and Youth Development ??? 3 credits Wednesdays ???? 6:30 p.m. 8:30 p.m.?? 1/13/16 3/02/16

CYFS 1232 Guidance and Group Dynamics ???????? 3 credits Wednesdays??? 6:30 p.m. 8:30 p.m.?? 3/16/16 5/11/16

The Child, Youth and Family Studies courses offered ONLINE spring semester include:

CYFS 1220 Health, Safety, Nutrition???????????????? 3 credits Online?????????????????? ???????? ??????? 1/11/16 5/11/16

CYFS 1312 Preschool Principles and Practices??????? 4 credits Online? ????????????????????????????????? ?1/11/16 5/11/16


TEACH Scholarships are also available. If a student is working 20 or more hours a week in a child care center, she may qualify for a TEACH scholarship that will pay for most of the tuition and textbooks. Go to to learn more.

RCTC will be accepting applications through Jan. 4, 2016, for spring semester starting on Jan. 11. The application fee is waived and can be completed online at For more information about the program, please contact RCTC Child, Youth and Family Studies Instructor, Stacey York, at 507.280.3148 or email

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