The Bachelor of Science in family and human development will equip you with specialized knowledge in human development from infancy through the life span as well as the formation, development, and dissolution of families.
Next start date: 05/18/2020
Total classes: 40
Weeks per class: 7.5
Total credit hours: 120
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As part of the School of Social and Family Dynamics in The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, we provide you with an excellent liberal arts education that enables you to develop strong research, analytical, and critical thinking skills. Through a broad range of courses and learning opportunities you'll develop proficiency in written communication, statistics, and research methods while honing a unique ability to communicate clearly and listen carefully.
As a student pursuing a BS in family and human development, you'll take a variety of courses on contemporary issues related to the development of individuals and families as they relate to their diverse social worlds. These courses cover such topics as life span human development, adolescence, marriage and family relationships, parenting, and the impact of ethnicity, culture, gender, and work on individual development and family interaction patterns. Our graduates routinely go on to successful careers in social services, government, and business. Others benefit from a highly dynamic and interactive learning experience and go on to pursue graduate and doctoral degrees in family and developmental sciences, counseling, social work, medicine, and law.
Although Certification for Child Life cannot be earned at ASU, students can take a series of courses outlined by their academic advisor allowing them to meet the required coursework portion of the CCLS eligibility requirements. Visit childlife.org to learn more about the eligibility requirements for certification.
Graduates with an ASU Online Bachelor of Science in Family & Human Development have career opportunities illustrated in the following list. Career examples include but are not limited to:
ASU’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences takes a transdisciplinary approach to education with a vast spectrum of degrees in the social sciences, natural sciences and humanities. We inspire students to be socially aware, critical thinkers and global citizens.