Are you interested in making a difference in the lives of children, youth, adults and families and changing the world for the better … one person, family and community at a time?
If so, this multidisciplinary and holistic Human Development and Family Sciences program will give you the most current knowledge, practical skills and hands-on experience to excel in a field dedicated to improving the human condition by intervening during crises, helping people access resources and advocating for changes in the systems that affect the lives of those in need.
Few careers offer as many opportunities to directly and profoundly impact lives as one related to HDFS. With a degree in this profession, you will be ready for graduate study in HDFS, social work, counseling, or marriage and family therapy, or for a variety of careers including child welfare, counseling, education, social work, public administration and many others.
Prepare for a rewarding career empowering individuals, families and communities to survive and thrive by exploring research, theory and teaching in one of three options:
View online course catalog for class requirements for all HDFS majors
Strengthen your professional skills through hands-on, learn-by-doing experiences. Through an internship, you earn college credit for practical experience in the workplace.
*Additional Teacher Licensure required