Human Development and Family Life Education

Students in Individual and Family Development

The health and wellness of individuals and families is critical to society. The Human Development and Family Studies major will prepare family service professionals to make a difference in the lives of those around them.

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The Bachelor of Arts in Human Development and Family Studies offers an interdisciplinary approach to individual and family development across the lifespan, providing opportunities for you to study how people develop physically, 认知, 情感ly and socially within the context of the family and society.

It is a versatile undergraduate degree for anyone who is intrigued by human nature and the forces that help shape it. This broad approach prepares students for careers in nonprofit agencies, 学校, 医院, 人类服务组织, 还有社区中心. Jobs in family and community services 今天 are many and varied. Because families exist in every culture and every community, the skills held by family service professionals are greatly needed. The environments in which families exist are always changing.

结果是, use of new knowledge and technology must be combined with an ongoing concern for improving the lives of those in the community. As the worldwide population continues to grow, so will the need for family service 工作ers. There will continue to be a need for family services professionals as long as there are people and families. The family and consumer sciences discipline offers a strong knowledge base for family services professionals.

There is a wide range of specializations available to new graduates once they enter the field, 包括:

  • Adult educator in community programs
  • 课后项目主管
  • 社区-based organization activity coordinator
  • 无家可归者收容所主任
  • Recreational specialist at youth club
  • 保健和福利援助
  • 家庭生活教育者
  • 青年项目主任
  • 老年人项目主管
  • 托儿中心主任
  • 老年护理中心主任
  • Elderly independent living facilities director
  • Early childhood educator or consultant

The health and wellness of individuals and families is critical to society. The Human Development and Family Studies major will prepare family service professionals to make a difference in the lives of those around them.

Human Development and Family Studies minor

学位要求

The Human Development and Family Studies minor can enhance any major field of study. This minor prepares you to serve the needs of people at all stages of life development. Though studying individual and family life stages, you will gain better understanding of physical, 认知, 情感, 以及社会需求.

Relationships between family members, 工作, and culture are explored in the context of Christian values.

应用 to the Human Development and Family Studies major or minor

You may enter the Human Development and Family Studies major or minor during your first quarter at SPU. Entrance after your first quarter requires only good academic standing (2.0或更高的SPU累积GPA). 查阅 本科目录 for complete information on how and when to enter and what you must do to complete the program.

教师联系

莎林加藤

Professor Emerita of 家庭与消费者科学
体育赛事竞猜app教育学博士

电子邮件: skato@hottiegotti.com

全球参与辅修

We are all citizens of a global community. The interdisciplinary 全球参与辅修 (GEM) offer the opportunity for 所有的专业 to highlight their global awareness. Choose from dozens of courses in four categories that represent the majority of academic disciplines. The GEM includes an international experience, either through study abroad or local global learning.

The 全球参与辅修 (GEM) draws from many disciplines across the University to give students the awareness, 知识,在某些情况下, the skills necessary to understand our complex and rapidly changing world. The minor focuses on the practical and theoretical issues arising from cross-cultural encounters both by examining conventional cultural products and also by investigating their broader political and social contexts. It recognizes that there is hardly any aspect of contemporary human existence that is not in some way affected by the increasing global interdependency of humanity. The Global Engagement minor is designed to integrate an international perspective into your education. The GEM can complement any major and most majors include some GEM courses.


应用ing to the 全球参与辅修

You may enter the minor during your first quarter at SPU. Entrance after your first quarter requires only good academic standing (2.0或更高的SPU累积GPA). 查阅 本科目录 for complete information on how and when to enter and what you must do to complete the program.   

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