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Accredited Institute

The mission of the child and family studies program is to prepare undergraduate students for careers and future graduate studies in the fields of education, social work, and social services. Embedded in this program is an emphasis on facilitating the development of citizens and reflective practitioners who are committed to contributing to a more just world. Child and family studies is committed to interdisciplinary approaches utilizing a variety of theoretical constructs and practical experiences designed to facilitate the development of graduates who will be able to: 1) Understand the development, roles, and interaction dynamics of children, youth, and families within their social systems; 2) Value the diversity of children, youth, and families and recognize the oppressive forces that can hinder their positive development; 3) Access, analyze, apply, and articulate knowledge to make professional decisions which improve the lives of children, youth and families; 4) Demonstrate professional standards of ethical conduct; and 5) Assume the role of change agents regarding issues, policies, and community needs that affect children, youth, and their families. 

Areas of Study
  • Child or Adolescent Science/Studies - Undergraduate
  • Family Science/Studies - Undergraduate
CFLE Approved
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