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Human Development and Family Studies, B.Sc.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Menominee, WI, United States| Online
The Bachelor of Science degree in Human Development and Family Studies (HDFS) at University of Wisconsin Stout is dedicated to the study of human development and family life in which the individual, family, and community are viewed as interrelated.
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Overview

It is an interdisciplinary field that draws from other social sciences but has established distinct assumptions, approaches to studying families, and worldview. A multidisciplinary approach provides students with both a broad perspective and specialized knowledge.

Our goal is to foster positive sensitivity to the needs of families and their members through the lenses of relationships, culture, gender, age, and life stage, among others. UW-Stout's Human Development and Family Studies program has a strong, established reputation of preparing our graduates to work in a variety of human service related areas.

Careers

An academic study, service learning opportunities, and experiential learning with a senior internship prepare graduates for positions in a number of areas, such as:

  • Human service agencies
  • Residential treatment programs and group homes
  • Afterschool/youth mentoring programs
  • Probation and corrections facilities
  • Rehabilitation centers
  • Older adult activity and living centers
  • Aging and disability services
  • Human resources management
  • Family resource centers
  • Youth summer camps
  • Child care facilities
  • Public/family policy and advocacy
  • Research 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:
    • We encourage you to apply as early as possible.
  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
    Part-time
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Human Development and Family Studies
  • Healthy Couple Relationships
  • Human Development: Early/Pre-adolescence
  • Honors Seminar: Lifespan Human Development
  • Dynamics of Family Development

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    70

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    525

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • We recommend using our online application or the Common App as the easiest and fastest way to apply. You can begin the application any time and save your progress to come back to it later
  • The $100 payment includes $50 application fee and $50 international processing fee
  • The English Proficiency requirement may be waived for applicants from English-speaking countries
  • Please submit a formal written statement or an official bank statement certifying that either you or your sponsor has sufficient funds
  • Please submit your academic records from all secondary and higher education institutions you've attended
  • Send a copy of your official/attested academic records translated into English, as well as the original document

Tuition Fee

  • International

    17430 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17430 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    17430 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17430 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    9463 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9463 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Menominee

  • 1328 - 2210 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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