Eastern Kentucky University

Family and Consumer Sciences
CFLE Approved
Last Updated

Our mission is to prepare professionals and leaders to improve the quality of individual, family, and community life through critical and creative thinking and effective communication.

Whether you pursue a degree in child & family studies or family & consumer sciences education, you will learn through vibrant programs led by faculty who enjoy teaching.

Program Overview
Program Administrator
Dr. Dana Keller Bush (chair)
Program Options
  • Undergraduate
Areas of Study
  • Development (Child, Human, or Family) - Undergraduate
  • Family Science/Studies - Undergraduate
Department Address

521 Lancaster Avenue
Burrier 102
Richmond, KY 40475
United States

Phone Number
859-622-3445
Undergraduate Program
Undergrad Program Options
  • Child & Family Studies
  • Family & Consumer Sciences Education
Undergrad Accreditations/Approval
CFLE
Undergrad Comments

Child and Family Studies (B.S.)

Rapid changes in society cause stress to individuals from childhood through adulthood. Coping with those stresses has become an important issue for individuals and families. Career opportunities exist for professionals who understand individual growth and development, interactions within families, and interactions of individuals and families with their surroundings.

For further information on this program option, contact:
Academic Advisor: Mixon Ware

Family & Consumer Sciences Education (B.S.)

Learn to work in a variety of positions;Focus on helping today's families;Attend state and national meetings;Prepare to teach others

For further information on this program, contact:
Academic Advisor: Jacquelyn Jensen

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 using the Abbreviated Application process. The CFLE Checklist represents the courses that meet the CFLE criteria at that school. Students must complete all the courses on a checklist in order to qualify to apply for the CFLE designation through the Abbreviated Application process.

Program Approved Since
3/1/2009
CFLE Contact
Helyne Frederick, Ph.D., CFLE
CFLE Contact Email