The Bachelor of Arts in Human Development is an online human services degree from Pacific Oaks College. This flexible program is designed to meet the needs of students with a variety of scheduling needs and learning styles. It also allows students to choose the concentration best suited to meet their interests and career goals. Available concentrations are:
- Early Childhood Education and Development—Program focus is on working with diversity in early childhood classrooms as well as understanding how social and cultural elements effect the learning environment and child development.
- Active Learning Across the Lifespan—Students gain a holistic perspective of human development and learning within different generations and how social context affects each groups’ learning style.
- Elementary Education—Combines human development theory with the practical skills and understanding needed to develop creative and innovative learning environments while also focusing on how a student’s educational development is influenced by their experiences and environment.
- Social Change—Prepares graduates to evoke large-scale positive change in organizations, schools, or communities through activism, social change, and policy making.
- Working with Adults—Students study diversity in adult environments so they will understand the importance of social and cultural context to an adult’s existential experience in various life stages.
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School Accreditation & Licensing
Pacific Oaks College is accredited by:
WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationHigh School or Equivalent
Recommended GPA2.0 or above (4.0 scale)
Interview, Official High School Transcript/GED Score, Statement of Purpose/Intent
- Must submit a resume showing three or more years of significant professional or life experience or a transcript confirming 24 credits from a regionally accredited institution