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In contemporary society, the definition of family is evolving, and the traditional nuclear family has many variations. ACU Online’s Bachelor of Science in Child and Family Services focuses on learning about optimal human development and relationships from infancy through adulthood. Through this degree, you will be trained to strengthen the lives of children, adults, and families by promoting emotional well-being.
Taught from a Christian perspective, our degree program prepares people-oriented students for a variety of careers serving children and families. You will examine current research and theory, and learn to design, implement, and evaluate family life education plans.
ACT or SAT are not required.
Family Theories: An Introduction
Parenting and Family Skills
Family Crises and Resiliency
ACU’s online undergraduate programs are intended for non-traditional students interested in gaining a bachelor’s degree in an online modality.
To be considered for admission, students:
120 total credit hours
University Requirements: 56 hours
Major requirements: 64 hours (up to 16 hours in Electives)
Must be out of high school for at least four years.
Must complete an “Adult Online Undergraduate Program” application accompanied by a non-refundable processing fee.
Must provide official transcripts of all previous academic work.