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Why should I earn a client centered minor?
Gain knowledge on psychology in various life stages, child development, human relationships, and more.
This minor will enrich a variety of people-focused degrees so you can better serve the people you work with, no matter where or in what function.
If you already work with the public on a regular basis, this minor can enhance your skills in serving the clients you see every day — and can help grow your client-facing career.
What I Can Do With a Client Centered Minor
- Social and human service assistant
- Community health worker
- Social worker
- Substance abuse and behavioral disorder counselor
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Learn Completely Online
Earn your degree at your convenience with our easy-to-access, fully online curriculum. With one click, you can view assignments and grades, set up appointments with specialized tutors around the clock, access the student lounge, engage in group discussions, or contact professors. Get the BVU experience on your schedule, wherever you are.
Learn at a BVU Site
You can earn your Psychology and Social Science degree without leaving your community. BVU partners with Iowa community colleges throughout the state so you can take classes in person with expert faculty in a supportive environment.
Transfer to BVU
100 percent of associate degrees from our community college partners transfer to BVU. Most AA degrees require 68 credits, and we make sure that they all transfer to BVU. Talk about saving time and money!
Contact a personal advisor at 712.749.1000 to see how your credits will transfer.See How Your Credits Transfer
Client Centered Courses
- EDCO 240 Development of the School-Age Child
- EDCO 245 Learning and Motivation: School-Age Children
- EDCO 370 Human Relations
- HMSV 351 Aging in American Society
- HMSV 352 Child and Family Welfare
- HMSV 353 Social Interventions with Families
- SCWK 270 Family Relationships
- SOCI 361 Racism and Sexism in American Life
- PSYC 291 Learning and Memory
- PSYC 364 Industrial Psychology
- 6 credit hours of upper division electives from PSYC, SCWK, or SOCI 6 credit hours of upper division electives from PSYC
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Transfer Your Credits
Do you have previously earned credits or an associate degree? BVU accepts most — if not all — of your credits so you don’t have to retake courses.Request More Info
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With the Plus One program, you can earn your master’s in organizational leadership within one year of graduating with your bachelor’s in applied studies.
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