Family Studies and Human Development (B.A.S.)

Department of Family Relations & Applied Nutrition

The Family Studies and Human Development major focuses on the development of individuals and families across the lifespan within the context of relationships, and diverse social and cultural influences.

This interdisciplinary program is designed to provide students with an understanding of the influence of psychological, social, biological, and economic factors on individual health, well-being, and relationships across the lifespan. Guaranteed practicum placement(s) enable students to gain knowledge and skills appropriate for work with individuals and groups in a variety of settings, completing up to 336 hours of practical experience. 

Degree Level
Program Delivery
Area(s) of Study
Child/Human Development and Family Science/Studies
Department Chair
Director of Graduate Studies