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Child and Family Studies, B.A.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
New Castle, PA, United States
Housed in the School of Education, Westminster College New Wilmington’s Child and Family Studies major offers a viable alternative for those who do not wish to seek certification to teach, but who are interested in a career working with children, families and human service organizations.

Overview

Offered as an interdisciplinary major, the Westminster College New Wilmington’s Child and Family Studies major offer opportunities for experiential learning, paired with core courses in education, psychology, and sociology.

Westminster College is the only private college in the geographic area that offers this major or a major similar to it. The Child and Family Studies major will provide an opportunity for students to merge the best of three worlds, offering comprehensive and contemporary theories and practices for success.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Rolling Admission begins after December 15th; with notification on a rolling basis as soon as materials are received.

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    125 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Issues end Trends in Early Childhood Education 
  • Educational Psychology 
  • English Language Learners 
  • Foundations of Special Education 
  • Behavior Management 
  • Legal Issues 

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • Financial Resources & Requirements   International applicants should be prepared to meet the full cost of attendance - tuition, fees, room, board, books, supplies, and personal expenses for the calendar year - from personal or family resources or from funds supplied by their government or other outside sources. 

  • Complete the Financial Declaration for International Students, which is included in the Application. Amounts should be converted to $US dollars.
  • The student’s record will be screened for a merit scholarship during the decision process. Students will be notified of the scholarship when he/she is accepted to Westminster College. No other financial aid will be available to international students.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    36700 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 36700 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    36700 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 36700 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for New Castle

  • 1000 - 1500 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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