Human Ecology (B.S.)

Department of Child Development and Family Relations

Human Ecology is the study of the relationship between individuals, families and communities and the environments in which they live. The field represents many content areas, including: child development and family relations; child life; food, nutrition and dietetics; family and consumer sciences education; housing and design; and merchandising and design.

Students learn, through theory and practice, how to provide a better quality of life for individuals throughout the life span. Students majoring in Human Ecology at Tennessee Tech receive practical experience in professional settings such as practicum, field experiences, and/or internships.

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Child/Human Development and Family Science/Studies
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)
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