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Human Development and Family Studies 

South Dakota State University

B.Sc. Blended
48 months
Duration
372 USD/credit
372 USD/credit
257 USD/credit
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About

The goal of the B.S. in Human Development and Family Studies course at South Dakota State University is to provide an interdisciplinary approach to study and work with individuals and families. 

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

This program draws from theory and research that examines the process of human development across the lifespan and the dynamic interaction of family members. 

Students pursuing the B.S. in Human Development and Family Studies gain knowledge and experience in the science of human growth and development, human interaction, and family relationships. 

Graduates work in careers that promote healthy development and positive family functioning across the lifespan, such as: a Social Services Case Worker, Provider at Residential Treatment Center, Youth Organization Worker, Program Director for Youth, Family or Senior Citizen Center.

This Human Development and Family Studies course at South Dakota State University  will be a good fit if you:

  • Work well with other people
  • Are interested in the complexity of human relationships
  • Want to make a difference in people's lives
  • Have strong communication skills
  • Are involved in your community

Career Opportunities

  • Prevention specialist
  • Social services case worker
  • Program director for youth, family or senior citizen center
  • Family and child advocate
  • Graduate school

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Early Experience 
  • Human Development and Personality I: Childhood 
  • Human Development II: Adolescence 
  • Family Relations 
  • Human Development III: Adulthood 
  • Development of Human Sexuality 
  • Program Design, Implementation and Evaluation

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • International students are eligible to participate in our fully online programs but must do so outside the U.S. due to visa regulations. In addition, students should apply at least 6 months before the application deadline for our fully online programs.

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
5.5
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PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
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Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

Blended

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
2.6

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
61
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
5.5
Start practicing IELTS today!
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
44
More about PTE Academic

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed online application Note: New and transferring international (F-1 visa) undergraduate students should be at least 17 years of age by the time they begin their studies at SDSU.
  • Grade Point Average (GPA)

New undergraduate students should have the equivalent of a 2.6 GPA on a 4.0 scale in the US

Transfer students who have completed 30 or more credits at another US college or university should have a 2.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale.   

  • Academic Records
  • English Language Proficiency
  • All new undergraduate students (not transfer students) are required to provide proof of their English language proficiency. Scores must be submitted within two years of taking the test. Students from certain countries and based on their educational background may not have to submit scores.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    372 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 372 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    372 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 372 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    257 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 257 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.

 

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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