Liberty University's Online Minor in Family Advocacy, Public Policy & the Future

Minor in Family Advocacy, Public Policy & the Future Online Program

Supplement your Liberty University Bachelor's Degree with an Online Minor in Family Advocacy, Public Policy, and the Future

Liberty University’s Minor in Family Advocacy, Public Policy, & the Future provides a blended approach to helping families in need. Our courses focus on the study of biblical worldviews regarding family and marriage, policy making, and patterns in our nation that will help predict future trends. This minor is designed to address the emerging needs of our community, state, and our nation for Christian professionals to work alongside families and children to help them succeed.


Why Add a Minor in Family Advocacy, Public Policy, and the Future to Your Liberty University Bachelor's Degree?

Liberty University is proud to collaborate with a world-renowned psychologist, author, radio show host, and family expert Dr. James C. Dobson to offer our Minor in Family Advocacy, Public, Policy, and the Future through our James C. Dobson Center. The goal of the center is to equip men and women with the knowledge to positively impact the family, and society, for Christ.

Liberty University's online Minor in Family Advocacy, Public Policy, and the Future offers essential training in areas that are vital to professionals seeking a well-rounded education. Our minor is offered completely online, allowing you to remain active in your job, with your family, and in your community without the worry of having to take courses at our residential campus.

The Minor in Family Advocacy, Public Policy, and the Future is an excellent option to pair with our Bachelor of Science in Psychology, Bachelor of Science in Psychology - Christian Counseling, or Bachelor of Science in Religion online degree program. 


What Will you Learn in an Online Minor in Family Advocacy, Public Policy and the Future?

Many families are affected by divorce, re-marriage and other situations. Through the Minor in Family Advocacy, Public Policy, and the Future, you will gain a better understanding of the challenges sometimes associated with these areas to positively address them in your own life and the lives of the families you serve. You will learn about role, function, and the value placed on marriage in today’s society. You will discuss the emerging and change patterns of marriage and family in a safe environment as you interact with your professor and others in the class through discussion board posts.


Family Advocacy, Public Policy and the Future Course Requirements (15 hours)

  • DBFA 300 – Marriage, Family, and Faith: Basic Worldviews 
  • DBFA 305 – Relationships, Public Policy and Advocacy Strategies
  • DBFA 400 – Child/Adolescent Development, Deviance, and Violence: Etiology, Assessment & Treatment
  • DBMF 405 – Divorce, Remarriage and Blended Families
  • DBFA 410 – Contemporary Thought, Research and Emerging Paradigms in Marriage and Family Studies