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Human Development and Family Studies

American Public University

B.A. Online
2 months
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285 USD/credit
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About

The Human Development and Family Studies BA course at the American Public University focuses on the classic and contemporary theories of human life development from infancy through adulthood including family and societal issues.

Overview

Course Details

Explore human development across the lifespan by pursuing the Human Development and Family Studies BA course at the American Public University.

APU’s online human development degree examines human interaction, emphasizing how people are affected by their environments and how they impact others. Coursework covers lifespan development, human sexuality, family life, family communications, and parenting. Practical exercises allow you to apply your knowledge. Some activities have included interviewing senior citizens about the aging process, creating a parenting class brochure and presentation, and developing a preschool lesson plan.

Classes in this bachelor’s in human development can prepare you to pursue becoming a Certified Family Life Educator, Certified Child Life Specialist, or earning the Child Development Associate Credential.

What You Will Do

  • Learn the terms, tools, and methods used in the field of human development and family studies
  • Learn the theories and practices that promote healthy development across the lifespan and across the family system
  • Explore current trends, viewpoints, controversies, and research in the field
  • Engage with research on topics impacting children and families
  • Complete practical assignments designed to support professional success

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • The American Family
  • Child and Adolescent Development
  • Infant-Toddler Development
  • Parenting
  • Family Development
  • Human Life Span Development

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 2 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.
More details

Courses Start Monthly

Language

English
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Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • All APU undergraduate programs require a minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent (i.e. GED).
  • Please read all undergraduate admission requirements before applying to this program and be prepared to submit the required documentation.
  • There is no fee to complete the APU admission application.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    285 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 285 USD per credit and a duration of 2 months.
  • National

    285 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 285 USD per credit and a duration of 2 months.

$250 with military grant

Funding

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