Child Advocacy and Policy Major (B.A.)

A minimum of 120 semester hours of coursework is required for the baccalaureate degree with a minimum 2.0 overall GPA, and a minimum 2.0 major GPA. However, more than 120 semester hours may be required depending upon the major field of study.

Program Requirements

Students must complete 42 credits of General Education requirements and 3-9 credits of World Languages and Cultures Requirements.

Required Courses
CHAD 100Introduction to Child Advocacy3
CHAD 200Ecological Systems of the Developing Child3
CHAD 201Literacy in Child Advocacy and Policy3
CHAD 202Cultural Competencies in Child Welfare3
CHAD 210Child Abuse and Neglect3
CHAD 212Children and Justice3
CHAD 300Forensic Interviewing of Children3
CHAD 302Public Child Welfare3
CHAD 310Child Welfare Research and Evaluation3
CHAD 330Problems of Childhood: Advocacy and Intervention3
CHAD 420Practicum in Child Advocacy3
CHAD 470Senior Seminar in Child Advocacy3
Elective
Select one of the following:3
Fatherhood
Children and the Law
Current Social Issues in Child Advocacy
Perspectives on Law
Legal Research
Introduction to Public Administration
State and Local Government
Public Personnel Administration
Total Credits39