Family & Child Development (B.S.)

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Residential Program

The purpose of the Family and Child development major is to prepare the student to acquire the values, knowledge, and skills necessary to be proactive to strengthen the function of the contemporary family from a Biblical perspective, specifically in the areas of human development/family studies.

Academic Information


Sampling of program courses:

  • Introduction to Family and Child Development: FACS 204
  • Therapy and Theory of Play in Early Childhood: FACS 361
  • Admnistration of Family and Child Life: FACS 365
  • Parenting: FACS 370
  • Families Under Stress: FACS 475

Program of Study

Degree Completion Plans

Career Opportunities

  • Child Advocate
  • Child Life Specialist
  • Daycare/Preschool Teacher
  • Overseas Orphanages
  • Adult Care Program
  • Children’s Pastor/Minister
  • Social Work