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Human Development Adult Professional Studies

The Human Development Program is designed to meet a growing need for professionals in fields of counseling, social services, education, human resources, and child care management. Throughout this 2 year long curriculum, the student will learn the theories, concepts, and foundational elements that will equip him or her to enter and/or excel in any number of related careers. The integration of biblical truths and principles, along with the guidance and instruction of Christian professors, will ensure not only academic development, but spiritual and social growth as well.

Course Requirements for Human Development Degree

The Bachelor of Arts in Human Development
will require a minimum of 124 credit hours:

48 Required Core credit hours in Human Development
54 General Education credit hours
22 Elective credit hours

Course: Credits

Core Requirements for Human Development Majors

PD 340 Adult Development and Life Planning: 3
HD 250 Principles of Psychology: 3
HD 364 Life Span Development: 3
HD 380 Motivation and Learning: 3
HD 460 Transition Loss and Death: 3
HD 462 Counseling Theory: 3
HD 470 Crisis Intervention: 3
PHIL 492 Values and Ethics: 3
RSH 480 Applied Statistics: 3
RSH 481 Research I: Laying the Framework and Literature Review: 3
RSH 482 Research II: Objectives, Alternatives & Data Collection Plan: 3
RSH 483 Research III: Conclusions and Recommendations: 3
SCI 302 Scientific Models of Origins: 3
BI 391 Biblical Perspectives: 3
BI 392 Servant Leadership: 3
BI 393 Historical Perspectives of the Gospels: 3

General Education Requirements to complete Bachelor degree 

Critical Thinking/Communication: (12 credits)
EN 101 English Composition I: 3
EN 102 English Composition II: 3
COM 102 Public Speaking: 3
Humanities (12 credits)
Sciences: (12 credits)
Math: 3
Computer: 3
Science: 3
Science/Math/Computer Elective: 3
Social Science: (12 credits)
History: 3
Social Science: 3
History/Social Science Elective: 6
Liberal Arts: 9
Electives: 22

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