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Family Studies

Child & Family Studies (B.S.) :
Family Studies Concentration

The Family Studies option prepares students to work with individuals and families in social service. Students study lifespan human development, family systems, family and interpersonal relations, and non-profit management.  They learn how the influences of school, peers, gender, and poverty influence individual development and family functioning. Students complete a senior level practicum working in a wide variety of agencies.

Job Opportunities
Family resource centers, community agencies, and profit or non-profit organizations that provide services for children, youth, adults and famililes. 

The Family Studies Concentration is aproved by the National Council on Family Relations to become a Certified Family Life Educator.

For further information on this program option, contact:
     Academic Advisor:  Dr. Mary Sciaraffa

Suggested Curriculum Guide for Family Studies Concentration

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