BA in Child and Family Studies, Degree Completion
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BA in Child and Family Studies, Degree Completion

Photo of students talkingDid you begin classes to earn an undergraduate degree from an accredited college or university but were unable to finish it? Perhaps you have an associate’s degree from a community or technical college, and you want to expand that into a bachelor’s degree.

Now is your chance to finish your undergraduate degree at a highly respected and accredited academic institution with a program designed for working adults. Earn your BA in Child and Family Studies with Converse’s co-ed degree completion program at the University Center of Greenville (UCG).

Degree Offered

  • BA in Child and Family Studies

About Child and Family Studies at Converse

Converse’s BA in Child and Family Studies, Degree Completion Program is taught at our alternate location at the University Center of Greenville (UCG), with select classes offered online. Our degree completion program allows you to use your prior experience and undergraduate credits for a BA in Child and Family Studies. Our hybrid approach provides face-to-face learning with the flexibility of online classes. Many students can complete the program in two full calendar years.

Our degree completion program brings Converse’s nationally-recognized higher education experience to our University Center of Greenville (UCG) location, with the same combination of quality, personal attention, and real-world preparation. Our programs are built on the student “cohort” model. You will enter with a group and progress through the program as a group, building your confidence as you go.

The BA in Child and Family Studies Degree Completion Program at Converse combines a common core of liberal arts with an in-depth study of current practices in the field of child and family studies. This teaching approach will actively engage you in scholarly excellence while preparing you to be an innovative leader in the child and family services sector.

Converse will prepare you for a career in the expanding and high-need area of child and family services. You will develop written and oral skills, as well as leadership expertise and innovative-thinking necessary for employment in child welfare, community enrichment, and child and family-oriented organizations.

More reasons to choose Converse:

Distinguished Faculty: Our professors are real-world practitioners with a strong interest in teaching.

Quality Education: Our cohort model and low student-faculty ratio allow students to garner individual attention from instructors, leading to a more in-depth program of study.

Convenience: Course offerings use a combination of face to face and select online coursework, which helps students plan around other commitments they may have.

Degree Prestige and Value: Since 1890, Converse College has provided students with an education rooted in the liberal arts. Converse graduates with a degree in business administration are successful in a wide range of industries and positions.

Students applying to Converse’s Child and Family Studies degree completion program will have completed a minimum of 48 undergraduate credits from accredited institutions including at least one course in each of the following areas; natural science and math, social and behavioral sciences, humanities and fine arts; English 101 Composition or equivalent and Math 108: Finite Math or equivalent.

The BA in Child and Family Studies at Converse College will equip you for a career in the child and family services sector. You will develop an advanced level of knowledge of the roles, responsibilities, and necessary skills used in child and family services. Upon graduation, you will feel confident to analyze problems and synthesize information using critical thinking skills and offer defensible solutions within your field.

Sample Courses

  • Literature for the Child
  • Psychology of Relationships
  • Art for the Child
  • Theories of Personalities and Emotional Disturbances

For complete course requirements, contact Helen Landmesser:

Email: helen.landmesser@converse.edu
Phone: 864.596.9212

Fee Cost
2019-2020 Tuition $400/credit hour
Registration Fee $20 per term
Technology Fee $50 per term
Access Fee $80/term
Graduation Fee $150

*Tuition and fees subject to change
Read more about Degree Completion Program tuition, fees and financial aid here.