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Family Science and Human Development – Families, Children and School Settings

The concentration requirements for this program emphasize the study of the family. Through this lens, students learn about family development, relationships, dynamics, functioning, health and resource management. They examine the various cultural, community and socioeconomic contexts in which families function and study interventions used to support children and families in an educational setting. The Families, Children, and School Settings concentration prepares students to work in a variety of educational settings. It allows students to pursue certification for teaching in schools at the P-3 or K-6 level. Students must declare this concentration in order to apply into the Teacher Education program.

Program Requirements