Sociology, Family Science Concentration (B.A.)

Department of Social Sciences

The Bachelor of Arts degree in sociology, with a concentration in Family Science, offers a strong foundation in family theory and practice through the study of interpersonal communication, conflict management, human development and the formation and maintenance of relationships. Through this course of study, you’ll learn all the skills you need to help families in variety of circumstances and settings.

The Family Science degree curriculum is approved by the National Council on Family Relations (NCFR), meaning that students graduate as Certified Family Life Educators (CFLE) without having to take the CFLE exam or complete extra coursework. This professional credential is recognized throughout the U.S. and provides an advantage when seeking jobs related to family life education fields.

CFLE Approved
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Program Delivery
Area(s) of Study
Family Science / Studies / Relations / Ecology / Services
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)
Department Chair