Western Kentucky University
|Institution Name||:||Western Kentucky University|
|Campus Setting||:||City: Small|
|Student-to-faculty ratio||:||19 to 1|
|Student population||:||20,897 (17,821 undergraduate)|
The Bachelor of Arts in Consumer and Family Sciences, Child Studies Concentration, is designed to develop understanding of children and their needs. Students gain knowledge of the intellectual, physical, social and emotional principles critical to working with children. The program, which leads to the bachelor of arts degree, includes courses on nutrition, family relations, developing age appropriate curriculum, child development and assessment, psychology and parenting. Students will have the opportunity to apply this knowledge through practical experiences in a variety of settings through the required internship.
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Founded in 1906, Western Kentucky University‚Äôs Department of Education serves the state, nation and world through its research studies, initial teacher certification program, continuing education and a variety of services to state and local education agencies. The same expert WKU professors who teach in the classroom teach its online courses. Therefore, as an online student, you truly get the best of both worlds: a dynamic web-based learning experience grounded in the rich history and tradition of Western Kentucky University. Its online platform allows you to collaborate with classmates for group projects, correspond with your teacher, access course syllabi, explore an online library, and more. In addition, you'll also enjoy the same student support services, from academic advising to financial aid. Students applying to Western Kentucky University will have all the benefits of earning a degree from a well-established, nationally respected institution, with the convenience of an online delivery system that allows them to balance their professional and personal lives while obtaining an advanced degree.
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