Developmental Services Worker Major

Description: A program that prepares individuals to apply practical knowledge and skills to support individuals with a variety of physical, mental or developmental disabilities in a family or community setting. Includes instruction in health care, basic nutrition, pharmacology, nursing, autism, mental health, psychology, sociology, behavioral analysis, communication, intervention, counseling and community services, and developmental services, such as literacy and life skills training. Is Developmental Services Worker the right major for you?
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Developmental Services Worker Major

What Courses Do Developmental Services Worker Majors Take?

The required and elective courses you would take for Developmental Services Worker majors vary considerably among institutions. Courses are listed here that are illustrative of the breadth of topics you are likely to experience were you to major in this field.

  • Communication
  • Ethics
  • Health Care
  • Nutrition
  • Pharmacology
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
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