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Human Development (Counseling Services Option)

48 months
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15246 USD/year
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About

The Human Development (Counseling Services Option) Major offered by the California State University San Marcos is an interdisciplinary program that focuses on human growth and development throughout the life-span, and on the familial, social, cultural, and political networks in which individuals develop.

Overview

Course offerings are drawn primarily from psychology, sociology, biology, and anthropology. The Human Development (Counseling Services Option) Major offered by the California State University San Marcos is designed to prepare undergraduates to succeed in  increasingly diverse cultural, ethnic, economic, and political environments.  Respect for those differences in the context of human services settings is an integral part of our program.

Career Opportunities

Students with a bachelor’s degree in Human Development are qualified to work in a variety of settings related to providing services for others. These might include health care, child and adult care centers, community projects providing outreach to youth and adults, sales, human resources, service related to government agencies such as housing, law enforcement, and criminal justice, and assisting with community development, both in the United States and around the world. A bachelor’s degree in Human Development may also prepare students for graduate studies in counseling, marriage and family therapy, social work, teaching, public administration, psychology, sociology, anthropology, human development, public health, business, or law, among others. Students interested in these career paths should consult with advisors and faculty in appropriate areas before planning their programs.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Adult and Gerontology Services
  • Children's Services
  • Counseling Services
  • Health Services
  • Applied Research in Human Development

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

National

  • Completion of preparatory A–G Courses
  • Test Scores (SAT and ACT)
  • Your official GPA for admission to any California State University, including CSUSM, may be different than the GPA on your high school transcript. This is because we calculate your high school GPA using your 10th–12th grade A-G courses.
International
  • University Application
  • All official academic records
  • Official English translations of all academic records
  • Affidavit of Financial Support
  • Copy of your Passport
  • Are or will be a high school/secondary school graduate or equivalent
  • Equivalent of a "B" (3.0) grade point average

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15246 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15246 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    15246 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15246 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    5742 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5742 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for San Marcos

1100 - 1600 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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