B.S. in University Studies with a concentration in Child Professional Services
The University Studies degree is a flexible 120-hour program that enables a student to combine a prescribed concentration, two minors, the core curriculum and electives to create a comprehensive degree that aligns with their individual professional interest. This program is heavily student centered. It is essential the student has a clear understanding of their professional or further educational interests and the selected plan of study positions them for success.
A concentration in Child Professional Services does not allow students to seek teacher certification; however, it prepares individuals to work with children in various organizations, which support youth development. Students may fulfill practicum requirements by working with the Youth Adventure Program.
As a means of preparing graduates for careers in civic, social or religious organizations; hospitals or non-profit organizations; or family and community services, this concentration offers study in upper level education courses that provide a strong foundation in:
- Child and adolescent development,
- Instructional methods,
- Educational psychology,
- Human resource development,
- Sociology, and/or
- Creative Studies.
Freshman, change of major and transfer students should follow all Texas A&M University and department admissions policies. View the Undergraduate Admissions page for full information.
Students must apply and be admitted into the upper level Teacher Education program before beginning the certification program.
Note: Applicants are reviewed by committee and admitted on a competitive basis. Meeting the minimum requirements listed does not guarantee admission.
Degree: Bachelor of Science, University Studies
Program Delivery: Traditional
Program Hours: 120
Frequently Asked Questions
What are the typical program costs?
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I live out of state. Do you accept out-of-state applicants?
Yes, we accept in-state and out-of-state applicants.