Help develop a child's future
Our child life emphasis option prepares you to pursue a career as a child life specialist. Child life specialists work as members of the pediatric health care team who focus on the emotional and developmental needs of children by using play and other forms of communication that help reduce the stress of the health care experience for children and their families. This emphasis area also will prepare you to work in med-camps and grief support groups.
Four-year degree plan sample schedule
This is a model four-year degree plan. Your path to graduation may vary slightly based on factors such as college credit you earned while in high school, your choice of general education electives, and placement in English and mathematics. See undergraduate catalog for complete listing of courses. This degree program can be completed in eight semesters.