South Dakota State University
The goal of this program is to provide an interdisciplinary approach to study and work with individuals and families. This program draws from theory and research that examines the process of human development across the lifespan and the dynamic interaction of family members.
Through coursework, observation, and practical experiences, students will be equipped with the necessary skills for additional specialized training and for employment in a variety of educational and social service settings designed to enhance the healthy development of individuals, couples, and families.
Admissions information, system general education requirements, institutional graduation requirements, and college requirements in addition to the major requirements are stated in the undergraduate catalog.
Minor programs that compliment this major include: sociology, psychology, health sciences, consumer affairs, gerontology, juvenile justice, and recreation.