Bridgewater College

Family and Consumer Sciences
CFLE Approved
Last Updated

Coursework in the Family and Consumer Sciences (FCS) major at Bridgewater College emphasizes diversity in families throughout the life cycle. The major includes complete coursework in human development across the life span, as well as family sciences. Two tracks are available: human development and family studies, or family and consumer sciences education.

Program Overview
Program Options
  • Undergraduate
Areas of Study
  • Family Science/Studies - Undergraduate
Department Address

402 East College Street
Bridgewater, VA 22812
United States

Phone Number
(540) 828-5458
Undergraduate Program
Undergraduate Program Type
prem
Undergrad Program Options
  • Family and Consumer Sciences
Undergrad Comments

Coursework in the family and consumer sciences (FCS) major at Bridgewater College emphasizes diversity in families throughout the life cycle. The major includes complete coursework in human development across the life span, as well as family sciences. Two tracks are available: human development and family studies, or family and consumer sciences education.

A degree in family and consumer sciences prepares students for a variety of careers, including in human services settings such as:

  • early childhood education
  • foster care and after-school programs
  • domestic violence shelters
  • nonprofit work
  • marriage and family counseling
  • retirement and adult care

Bridgewater College also offers a child development laboratory providing unique opportunities for real-life application of course concepts with 3-, 4- and 5-year-old children.

CFLE Information

NCFR recognizes schools offering undergraduate and graduate degree programs with course work that follows the Standards and Criteria required for approval as a provisional Certified Family Life Educator (CFLE). NCFR approval allows the school to offer their graduates the opportunity to apply for provisional certification through the CFLE-approved program process. The CFLE checklist represents the courses that meet the CFLE criteria at that school. Students must complete all the courses on a checklist to qualify to apply for the CFLE designation through the CFLE-approved program process.

Program Approved Since
2018
CFLE Contact
Donna Hoskins
CFLE Contact Email