Minor In Family Advocacy And The Future Online Degree Program Page

Supplement Your Bachelor’s Degree with an Online Minor in Family Advocacy, Public Policy, and the Future

Liberty University’s Minor in Family Advocacy, Public Policy, and the Future provides a blended approach to helping families in need. Our courses provide a biblical worldview regarding family and marriage, policymaking, 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 nation for Christian professionals to work alongside families and children to help them succeed.

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.

Why Add a Minor in Family Advocacy?
What Will You Learn?
Course Requirements

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 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. Our James C. Dobson Center for Child Development, Marriage, and Family Studies equips men and women with the knowledge and training to positively impact families and society as a whole for Christ.

The Minor in Family Advocacy, Public Policy, and the Future is an excellent option to pair with our online bachelor’s degrees in psychology or religion

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

Many families are affected by divorce, remarriage, blended families, domestic violence, and other situations that can cause familial discord. Through the Minor in Family Advocacy, Public Policy, and the Future, you will gain a better understanding of the challenges associated with these areas to positively address them in your own life and the lives of the families you serve.

You will learn about the role, function, and value placed on marriage in today’s society. You will discuss the emerging and changing 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, and Treatment
  • DBMF 405 – Divorce, Remarriage, and Blended Families
  • DBFA 410 – Contemporary Thought, Research, and Emerging Paradigms in Marriage and Family Studies