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Bachelor of Science in Human Environmental Sciences, Human Development & Family Studies / Child Development Practitioner

Program Details

The University of Alabama offers the Bachelor of Science in Human Environmental Sciences, Human Development & Family Studies / Child Development Practitioner, a program solely designed for those who work in Head Start agencies. Students will gain an understanding of the growth and development of children from birth to eight years of age and be able to guide them through one of the most important developmental stages. In addition, students will develop a better understanding of the parent/child relationship, and how to assist families in solving life problems and successfully interact with others.

Requirements

  • Must have at least 5 years experience as a lead teacher
  • If high school graduation was more than four years ago, a minimum high school GPA of 2.5 is required
  • If high school graduation was less than four years ago, a minimum high school GPA of 3.0 is required and you must submit your high school transcript and ACT or SAT scores
  • If you did not complete high school, but completed the GED, a minimum GED score of 510 is required

Accreditation & Licensing

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges