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Health and Human Services BA - Child and Family Studies Concentration - Program Requirements

(HEGIS: 49.03 HUMANITIES & SOCIAL SCI, CIP: 45.0101 Social Sciences, General)

Completing the Health and Human Services BA - Child and Family Studies Concentration Program

Academic Advice

For students not continuously registered at UB or who are newly admitted transfer students, courses taken more than 10 years prior to the date of admission or readmission to the University may constitute no more than 20% of a major program in the Social Sciences Interdisciplinary Degree Programs. Students who have more than 20% of course work over 10 years old will be required to complete additional courses in the major.

The Social Sciences Interdisciplinary Degree Programs do not support joint majors.

Students pursuing a double major may use a maximum of two advanced courses towards both majors. For example, a student completing a double major between an SSC major and sociology may take only two advanced level sociology courses for completion of the SSC major. The Social Sciences Interdisciplinary Degree Program reserves the right to disallow any double major based on excessive course duplication between the two majors.

Transfer Credit Policy

All transfer courses officially articulated to UB courses used in the Health and Human Services BA – Child and Family Studies concentration will be accepted to meet major requirements.

Students should consult with a departmental advisor to determine how any non-articulated transfer courses or exam credit may be utilized in meeting general education, prerequisite, or major requirements.

For students not continuously registered at UB or who are newly admitted transfer students, courses taken more than 10 years prior to the date of admission or readmission to the University may constitute no more than 20% of a major in the Social Sciences Interdisciplinary Degree Programs. Students who have more than 20% of course work over 10 years old will be required to complete additional courses in the major.

Residency Requirement

At least 50 percent of coursework toward the major must be completed at UB.

Required Courses

PSY 101 Introduction to Psychology

SSC 103 Introduction to Health and Human Services

Choose one statistics course from the following:

  • CEP 207 Introduction to Statistics and Computing
  • NSG 295 Statistics for Health Care
  • PSY 207 Psychological Statistics
  • SOC 294 Basic Statistics for Social Sciences
  • STA 119 Statistical Methods

Choose one research methods course from the following: 

Choose one human biology course from the following:

Intermediate Courses

PHI 237 Medical Ethics - Social and Ethical Values in Medicine

Choose one of the following intermediate courses:

Child and Family Studies Concentration Courses:

Part A - select 8 courses from the following: 

*No more than two PSY courses may be taken; no more than two SOC courses may be taken.

**No more than two of the following courses may be taken: LAI 490, SSC 496-HS1; SSC 496-HS2.

Departmental Honors Requirements

A student in Health and Human Services BA – Child and Family Studies concentration is eligible for departmental honors based on her/his major grade point average. All courses taken by a student that are included in a student's chosen curriculum will be used in calculation of the major GPA. For example, if a curriculum requires a student to select two courses from a particular section and the student completes three courses from that section, all three courses would be used to calculate a student's major GPA. Honors levels are Distinction with a GPA of 3.250 to 3.490, High Distinction with a GPA of 3.500 to 3.740 and Highest Distinction with a GPA of 3.750 or higher. A minimum of 50% of credits for the major must be completed at UB to be eligible for departmental honors.

Total Credit Hours Required

Total credit hours required for the Health and Human Services BA - Child and Family Studies Concentration degree
Credits Required for Major48
Additional Credits Required for UB Curriculum  36
Additional Credits Required for Electives 36
Total Credits Required for Degree 120



Students should consult with an academic advisor to determine how any transfer or exam credit might be utilized in meeting general education, prerequisite, or major requirements.

See Baccalaureate Degree Requirements for general education and remaining university requirements.

Total Credit Hours Required represents the minimum credits needed to complete this program, and may vary based on a number of circumstances. This chart should not be used for financial aid purposes.

 
Published: Aug 02, 2021 11:30:09