Family and Human Development (BS)

The BS program in family and human development offers coursework on the development of individuals and families as they relate to their social worlds. A required concentration in family studies and child development provides a firm foundation for more individualized studies on contemporary issues related to human development from infancy through the end of the life span and on the development, formation and dissolution of families. Students develop proficiency in written communication, computer skills, statistics and research methods.

Degree Offered

Family and Human Development (BS)
Liberal Arts & Sciences, College of

Tempe, Online

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Career Outlook

As a liberal arts degree, the bachelor's degree program in family and human development provides excellent preparation for future graduate work in:

  • counseling
  • family and developmental sciences
  • law
  • medicine
  • social work

The bachelor's degree program also prepares undergraduates for direct entry into positions in business, social service and government.

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