Minimum number of credits required to graduate: 124
Minimum Cumulative GPA required to graduate: 2.0
Minimum number of credits to complete the major: 48
This bachelor degree program requires a minimum of 124 credits.
The Human Development and Human Services major will introduce students to the theories, concepts, and practices to prepare individuals to work in the non-profit sector, after-school programs, and community based organizations, as school counselors or other non-public school teaching roles.
The Human Development and Human Services major accommodates students with interests in a variety of human services. The Human Development and Human Services major is a perfect choice for students wishing to gain an understanding of development across the lifespan and those interested in applied settings.
Human Development and Human Services majors, like all other Merrimack College students, take additional courses that fulfill liberal studies core requirements. Interested students are encouraged to visit the website and speak to their advisor for the most updated information.
The Education major will prepare you to complete the requirements towards earning your Massachusetts initial license, including a Sheltered English Instruction endorsement. Your advisor will help you identify a content major, whether Human Development and Human Services, STEM Education, or a content major outside of the Winston School of Education & Social Policy (i.e. Math, Biology, Chemistry, English, History, or Physics) to be paired with Education as the co-major. Your advisor will also help you then select a concentration that will reflect the license you wish to pursue.