This major prepares you to work with children, families, adolescents, and older adults in a broad range of human service and community settings. You will choose from professional preparation concentrations that include Counseling and Social Services, Child and Family Development, and Health and Aging Services. The B.S. program also offers you a path to Certified Family Life Educator and Accredited Financial Counselor certification.
The HDF major offers a grounding in human development across the lifespan, and prepares you for work and advanced study in the areas of mental health, counseling, gerontology, clinical social work, early intervention, family policy, child development, and psychology, among others.