2014-2015 Walden University Catalog (June 2015) 
    
    Mar 21, 2019  
2014-2015 Walden University Catalog (June 2015) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Child Development - BS in Public Health


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This concentration is designed to engage and empower adult learners who are interested in learning about how our environment shapes and influences the health and development of children. Special focus is placed on cultural diversity; family and community influences; and social, cognitive, and emotional challenges as they relate to the behavioral growth and the development of children.

Degree Requirements


  • 181 total quarter credit hours
  • General education courses (46 cr.)
  • Core courses (80 cr.)
  • Concentration courses (30 cr.)
  • Elective courses (20 cr.)
  • Capstone course (5 cr.)

Concentration Curriculum


Electives (20 cr.)


Choose four courses from general education, BS in Public Health, or other Walden bachelor’s degree programs. Elective credits should total 20 to meet the program requirements. Students may also be eligible to transfer previous credit to meet their elective requirements.  

Note on Minors: Electives can also be used to complete a six-course minor. Although this program requires fewer than six elective courses, students have the option to complete a minor and graduate with more than the required number of credits for this program.