The Department of Human Development and Family Studies curricula are designed to develop a multidisciplinary perspective on the study of individuals and families across the life span. With an emphasis on the practical implications of scholarly knowledge, HDFS offers a course of study to prepare students for a variety of careers with children, parents, couples, and families.
In order to provide both structure and flexibility to accommodate varied professional interests, students can select from seven professional concentrations toward completion of their Bachelor of Science in Human Development and Family Studies. The specific professional concentrations are listed below. Click on a concentration to get more information.