The Bachelor of Arts degree program offers an undergraduate the opportunity to focus on human development. Potential students who might choose this path include those who wish to pursue careers upon their graduation as well as those who choose to pursue advanced degrees in psychology or related fields.
In addition to learning about the development and change of behavior and experience, students will develop skills in communication, problem solving, critical thinking and interpersonal interaction. These skills are a good foundation for many careers, as well as for a productive and statisfying personal life.
Students who select the Human Development focus can pursue individual interests through directed independent studies with faculty mentors, field studies with local agencies or ongoing research projects with faculty members.
Students have the opportunity to study human development across the lifespan, focus on childhood, adolescence, or adulthood and aging, and work with faculty mentors on field studies and research projects.
Students in our undergraduate program have many opportunities for conducting research with faculty mentors in areas such as: