Human Sciences programs promote living well through a focus on human health and well-being. Our innovative academic programs ignite creativity to discover sustainable solutions for improving quality of life around the world. Beyond technical preparation, our graduates possess a broad worldview, a diverse understanding of the world in which they live and work, and a commitment to building a better world — one life at a time. Come see how Human Sciences can help you make an impact on the world around you.
Ranked #5 by College Factual for 2020 Best HDFS Programs in the Southeast 100% of HDFS students graduate with professional experience in their chosen career field
ACPHA Accredited (Accreditation Commission for Programs in Hospitality Administration), a distinction held by only 74 programs worldwide New Culinary Science undergraduate option added Fall 2019
#9 in the U.S. by 2019 Design Intelligence 3 Faculty listed among 2018 & 2019 Design Intelligence 25 Most Admired Faculty in the U.S. CIDA Accredited (Council for Interior Design Accreditation)
Menglin Wei is a recent Global Studies graduate who is pursuing her PhD in Human Development & Family Studies. This is her story:
To me, the most amazing thing about Global Studies is there are unlimited possibilities that the students can work around this major. All of the major classes are designed to teach us the core skills rooted in the major, such as design thinking, problem solving, and team working.