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Certificate in Family Life Education

Program Requirements

Certificate in Family Life Education (30 credits)

Phase I: Certificate in Family Life Education (12 credits)



AHSC 260 Program Planning, Design and Evaluation (3.00)
AHSC 312 Sexuality in Human Relations (3.00)
AHSC 313 Family Communication (3.00)
AHSC 355 Foundations of Family Life Education (3.00)

Phase II: Certificate in Family Life Education (6 credits)



AHSC 330 Leadership and Facilitation in Small Groups (6.00)

Phase III: Certificate in Family Life Education (12 credits)



AHSC 434 Human Relations Capstone Experience (3.00)


credits of elective courses chosen from:

AHSC 225 Principles of Experiential and Action Learning and the Reflective Practitioner (3.00)
AHSC 270 Introduction to Human Relations Theory and Research (3.00)
AHSC 311 Respecting Diversity in Human Relations (3.00)
AHSC 314 Adolescence: Issues and Intervention (3.00)
AHSC 315 Interviewing (3.00)
AHSC 316 Adulthood: Patterns and Transitions (3.00)
AHSC 319 Older Adulthood: Issues and Intervention (3.00)
AHSC 335 Power and Conflict Resolution in Human Systems (3.00)
AHSC 360 Play, Adult Learning and Development (3.00)
AHSC 460 Health Promotion (6.00)


  • The Department of Applied Human Sciences offers a 30-credit program leading to the Concordia University Certificate in Family Life Education. Students may transfer into the certificate program credits earned in an incomplete degree or certificate program or as an Independent student, as approved by a departmental undergraduate advisor, provided they are students in good standing. The credits that may be so transferred are determined by the University at the point of entry into the program.
  • Admission Requirements: Students are required to complete the 0.00G entrance profile to enter the certificate. Mature Entry students require the prerequisite: ENGL 212.
  • AHSC 220, AHSC 230, and AHSC 232 are prerequisites for courses included in this certificate.
  • In the event that a student is awarded an exemption from a required course, it will be necessary for the student to replace that course with another relevant to the program, chosen in consultation with the coordinator of undergraduate programs.
  • Students are responsible for satisfying their particular program requirements.

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