Family & Child Development Major (B.S.)

Family & Child Development Major (B.S.)


The Family and Child Development program seeks to prepare students to become early childhood educators and family-related professionals who support the God-given potential of families and children. A study of human growth and development within the context of family and community provides a framework for an understanding of how people grow, learn and form relationships through the lifespan.

Program Learning Outcomes

The student will be able to:

  • Create a portfolio that demonstrates the knowledge and skills applicable to professions pertaining to Family and Child Development.
  • Successfully complete an internship that applies acquired skills, practices positive employment relationships, and articulates Christian worldview in professional situations.
  • Apply successful techniques that address the demands and changing relationships of children and families through the developmental stages and cycles of family life.

Delivery Format: Residential Only

  • Adult Care Program Specialist
  • Child Advocate
  • Child Life Specialist
  • Childrenā€™s Pastor/Minister
  • Daycare/Preschool Teacher
  • Overseas Orphanage RepresentativeĀ 
  • Social Worker
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