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Bachelor of Science in
Child Development & Family Studies

Admission Requirements

Incoming Freshmen

Students must be admitted to West Virginia University to become students in the Bachelor of Science in Child Development and Family Studies Program. Direct admission to the CDFS program requires incoming freshmen students to have a cumulative high school GPA of 2.5 to be admitted to the program.

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Transfer Students

Transfer students must have an overall GPA of 2.5 to be accepted into the Bachelor of Science in CDFS program. 

Students transferring from other institutions must apply in advance with the  WVU Office of Admissions (304-293-2121) to determine which courses taken at other institutions will be given full credit at WVU. 

Students transferring from within the institution, must take their records to Anita Garten in  CEHS Student Advising, (710F Allen Hall, 304-293-2137) for assessment.