Applied Psychology of Child Advocacy Studies BA

General Education Requirements

Majors must satisfy the university and college General Education curricular requirements. Selected courses in Psychology and Child Advocacy Studies may be used to meet General Education Social and Behavioral Sciences requirements.

Degree Requirements

CAST 1000Introduction to Child Advocacy Studies3
PSYCH 1003General Psychology (MOTR PSYC 100)3
CAST 2100Communication in Child Advocacy3
PSYCH 2201Psychological Statistics4
PSYCH 2219Research Methods in Psychological Science3
PSYCH 2211Introduction to Biological Psychology3
PSYCH 2245Abnormal Psychology3
CAST 2200Policy and Global Issues in Child Advocacy3
CAST 3290Traumatic Stress in Childhood and Adolescence3
CAST 4398Child Maltreatment: A Multidisciplinary Approach3
CAST 4498Forensic Investigation of Child Abuse3
CAST 4598Child Abuse Assessment and Intervention3
CAST 4698Internship in Child Advocacy Studies3
CAST 4700Field Education Seminar in Child Advocacy Studies1
Development Course
Choose one of the following courses:3
Developmental Psychology: Infancy, Childhood and Adolescence
Lifespan Developmental Psychology (MOTR PSYC 200)
Child and Adolescent Development
Ethics Course
Choose one of the following courses:3
Ethics and Values in Child Advocacy
Cultural Diversity Course
Choose one of the following courses:3
Culture and Child Advocacy
Intercultural Communication
Diversity and Social Justice
Cultural Diversity in Healthcare
Cross-Cultural Psychology
Total Hours50

In addition, candidates for the B.A. are required to satisfactorily complete 13 credit hours in one foreign language.