Family and Community Sciences (B.A.)

Department of Family, Interiors, Nutrition & Apparel

The mission of the Family and Community Sciences program is to prepare knowledgeable, skilled, critically conscious, and ethical family science scholars and professionals in their understanding and appreciation of the diversity and complexity of families and their communities. The educational process encourages critical self-reflection, information literacy, and community-engaged learning experiences rooted in social justice and resilience-based frameworks of human development and family science.

Graduates are prepared to pursue professional work or advanced degrees and to promote positive development and healthy relationships; empower individuals, families, and communities to thrive; and dismantle the systems of oppression that are barriers to the health and wellbeing of diverse families and communities.

Degree Level
Program Delivery
Area(s) of Study
Family Science / Studies / Relations / Ecology / Services
Child & Family Studies
Western Association of Schools and Colleges Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities (WSCUC)
Department Chair