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Maritsa Vlahos, Bachelor of Applied Science, Child, Youth and Family. Birchmount Park Collegiate Institute, Scarborough, ON.

Adult Development

Also available in co-op.

In Adult Development, you can investigate the influences of psychological, social, biological and economic factors on an adult’s life span. Study their development, capabilities, health, relationships and sexuality. Focus on health from young adulthood to the later years and apply your knowledge to promote individual and family well-being. Opportunities to work in the real world allow you to practice the application of your skills ahead of your career journey. You may also wish to take specific courses in:

  • Adult Development and Aging
  • Family and Social Relations
  • Human Sexuality and Health
  • Research

You might also be interested in studying Sociology; Psychology; a degree in Bachelor of Arts and Sciences; or select from our other majors.

Sample Careers

  • Adult/parent educator
  • Elder caregiver
  • Health promoter
  • Sexuality educator
  • Counsellor or social worker

For More Information

For more information, please visit:

University of Guelph
50 Stone Road East
Guelph, Ontario, N1G 2W1