Family & Child Development (B.S.) - Resident

Family & Child Development (B.S.) - Resident

Important: This degree plan is effective for those starting this degree program in fall 2020 through summer 2021. This degree plan will remain in effect for students who do not break enrollment or who do not change degree programs, concentrations, or cognates.

General Education/Foundational Skills Requirements

Communication & Information Literacy 1
ENGL 101Composition and Rhetoric3
INQR 101Inquiry1
Communications Elective3
Information Literacy Elective3
Information Literacy Elective3
Technological Solutions & Quantitative Reasoning 1
UNIV 101Foundational Skills1
Math ElectiveMATH 114 or higher3
Technology Competency 20-3
Critical Thinking 1
RLGN 105Introduction to Biblical Worldview 32
RSCH 201Research3
Critical Thinking Elective3
Civic & Global Engagement 1
EVAN 101Evangelism and the Christian Life 32
Cultural Studies Elective3
Social & Scientific Inquiry 1
Natural Science Elective3
Social Science Elective3
Christianity & Contexts 1
BIBL 105Old Testament Survey2
BIBL 110New Testament Survey2
THEO 201Theology Survey I 32
THEO 202Theology Survey II 32
Total Hours44-47

Major Requirements

Major Core
FACS 204Introduction to Family and Child Development3
FACS 205Development of Contemporary Families3
FACS 260Early Childhood I3
FACS 261Early Childhood II3
FACS 350Family Economic Decisions3
FACS 361Therapy and Theory of Play in Early Childhood3
FACS 365Administration of Family and Child Life Programs3
FACS 370Parenting3
FACS 455Family and Individual Resource Management3
FACS 470Internal Dynamics of Families3
FACS 475Families Under Stress3
FACS 476Senior Capstone Seminar1
FACS 499Family/Consumer Internship3
PSYC 210Developmental Psychology3
Total Hours40
Free Electives
Choose 33-36 credit hours of Free Electives 133-36
Total Hours33-36

All applicable prerequisites must be met

Graduation Requirements

  • 120 Total hours
  • 2.0 Overall grade point average
  • 30 Hours must be upper-level courses (300-400 level)
  • Grade of 'C' Minimum required for all upper-level courses in the major
  • 25% Of major taken through Liberty University
  • 30 Hours must be completed through Liberty University
  • Grad App Submission of Degree Completion Application must be completed within the last semester of a student's anticipated graduation date
  • CSER All requirements must be satisfied before a degree will be awarded
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