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Working With Children and Youth in Military Families: University of Arizona Online Courses

May 16– June 7: Pre-Session
“Understanding the U.S. Military Structure from a Family
Perspective” FCSC 411a/511a - 1 Unit
This one unit course explores how military service influences
children, youth, and families.
Prerequisite for FCSC 411b/511b

May 16-June 7: Pre-Session
“Understanding Youth Development: An Applied
Approach” FCSC 496a/596a - 3 Units
This course focuses on understanding positive youth programming
and its influence on youth development. It helps prepare
individuals for working directly with youth.

June 6 - July 7: Summer I
“Understanding the Modern U.S. Military Family”
FCSC411b –3 Units
This course focuses on military life issues, including relocation,
deployment, reunification, and recent changes in the U.S.
military family and how these issues affect children.

July 7 - August 10: Summer II
“Understanding and Working with Young Children”
FCSC 423/523 - 3 Units
This course explores theories and research in early child
development and practical applications for working directly with
young children and their families.

How To Register
You must be admitted to the University of Arizona as a degree or non-degree student before you can take any courses for credit. If you are an undergraduate student, follow this link: If you are a graduate student, follow this link: For further questions about registering for these classes please contact the Distance Learning Department Email: or Phone: 520-626-2079 or 1-800-478-9508

Questions About the Courses? Please contact Dr. Pamela Payne in the Norton School of Family and Consumer Sciences at

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