Child and Family Studies

What it's all about

The Child and Family Studies program focuses on the development of families and individuals as they continually grow and change. Majoring in Child and Family Studies prepares students to become professionals in business, education, and service careers that use the family and consumer sciences knowledge base. Students in this major personally benefit by optimizing their lives as individuals, parents and community leaders.

You might take classes such as:

  • Individual and Family Development
  • Nutrition
  • Child Development
  •  The Preschool Child
  •  Parenting
  •  Child Life Theory and Practice

Graduates of this major go on to:

  •  attend graduate programs
  •  do social work
  •  teach