Weighing babies for one of CFRN's research projects

Bachelor of Science (B.S.) IN Human Development and Family Studies

Human Development and Family Studies prepares students for careers in family, governmental, and community service agencies that serve children, adolescents, adults, the elderly, and their families. Students graduating with a Human Development and Family Studies major often seek graduate training in HDFS, psychology, counseling, or social work; or pursue certification as Family Life Educators.

Early Childhood Development & Education, B.S. Birth Through Kindergarten Teacher License Concentration

The Birth through Kindergarten Teacher Licensure Program prepares students for a variety of careers, including teaching in public Kindergarten and NC pre-K classrooms.

Child Care Education Program teacher interacts with her students
Child plays with building blocks

Early Childhood Development & Education, B.S. Early Care & Education Concentration

The Early care and Education Concentration prepares students to work with young children with and without disabilities in a variety of diverse contexts, including community child care centers, private kindergartens, hospitals, and parent-child centers.

Undergraduate Minor

An undergraduate minor in Human Development and Family Studies pairs well with majors such as Peace & Conflict Studies, Gerontology, Nutrition, Psychology, Nursing, or Social Work.

Student with children at Child Education Center

Our Programs at a Glance

Anne Fletcher, Undergraduate Director

Anne Fletcher

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Undergraduate Director