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Bachelor of Arts in Social Science - Child and Family Development

Ashford University



With the online BA/Social Science - Child & Family Development from Ashford University, students will build a foundation of knowledge in social science with a focus on the theories and concepts of child and & family development, the society we live in, and individuals, families, communities, governments, and cultures - from various perspectives.

During the course of this online child and family development degree programs, students will take a multidisciplinary approach to social sciences where different outlooks are combined and applied to real world issues.

You can transfer up to 12 approved credits of Child Studies coursework to qualify as your concentration in the Social Science degree program* (*The Bachelor of Arts in Social Science program is not intended to prepare students for professional licensure or certification in education).

Your knowledge in child development, family studies and cognitive development will supplement your studies in Social Science resulting in a well-rounded degree.

You'll be glad to know that you can transfer in these approved credits no matter when you took them so the credit you've already earned will not go unused. You'll graduate from Ashford with a dynamic degree that will enhance your opportunity for promotion within your chosen field.

All applicants must have a high school diploma or GED; be age 22 or older; have work experience, preferably full-time work experience; meet the writing proficiency standards of the College of External Studies.

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