Bachelor of Science - Child and Family Studies


Accredited by the American Association of Family Consumer Sciences, the Bachelor of Science degree in Family Relations prepares students for exciting and challenging careers in educational, institutional, and human service organizations.

Coursework in Family Relations emphasizes understanding the importance of families as systems of interconnected individuals and the relationship between family dynamics, resiliency, community, wellness and quality of life.

With the goal of providing the best academic foundation within a real-life context, laboratory, field experiences, and experiential learning are central to students' preparation.

Career Opportunities

  • Family social services
    • Child Protective services
    • Adoption agencies
    • Foster parent programs
    • Domestic violence intervention
    • At-risk children and youth programs
  • Mental health facilities
    • Substance abuse outreach and prevention
    • Case management services
  • Health care and family wellness programs
  • Non-profit agencies
  • Faith-based organizations
  • Government and public policy programs
  • Educational institutions
  • Community program education, assessment, and evaluation
  • Military support services
For additional program information, download a degree plan, or contact us today at 228.214.3274.