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Department of Family & Consumer Sciences College of Social Sciences & Interdisciplinary Studies

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Family Studies & Human Development

The major prepares students for careers in various human service fields. The program emphasizes an asset-based approach to understanding lifespan human development, family systems and family diversity. The major is approved by the National Council on Family Relations (NCFR) for academic programs in Family Life Education.

Program Resources

Explore Our Program
Advising Sheet
Peer Mentor
FSHD Progtam Catalog

Career Opportunities

Parenting Educator
Youth Advisor
Child Life Specialist
Community Service Coordinator

Resources in the Profession

Association of Child Life Professionals
National Research Center on Hispanic Children and Families
National Council on Family Relations
Zero to Three
Child and Family Blog

Student Success Center

Information on Completing your Degree!
Student Success Center