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B.S. in Human Development and Family Studies, Human Development and Family Studies

This general concentration in Human Development and Family Studies – Human Development and Family Studies from Colorado State University is an excellent choice for students who are interested in a lifespan or more general focus in HDFS and are not seeking the specialized training offered in the other four concentrations.

Quick Facts

 
Full-time Duration: 4 years
Starting in: January, August
Tuition Fee: $31,712 per year
Location: Fort Collins, CO, United States / Online

Students choosing this concentration in Human Development and Family Studies – Human Development and Family Studies at Colorado State University will be preparing to enter a variety of careers or graduate programs, as outlined above.

The curriculum includes primarily HDFS, psychology, and social work courses as well as selected courses from other disciplines for a well-rounded and robust education in human development and family studies.

By selecting this concentration, students have an opportunity to participate in a variety of experiential learning courses and internship options as they explore and prepare for their career path and additional credentialing options. Please note that the HDFS general concentration does not appear on students’ transcripts.

Potential Occupations

Graduates with a major in HDFS are prepared to work in a range of human service sector settings including youth services organizations; early childhood, elementary, adolescent, and parent education programs; health-care settings; juvenile and adult corrections and criminal justice; family and community services; and programs serving older adults, including long-term care facilities.

HDFS graduates are also well prepared to pursue graduate degrees in mental health, behavioral and social sciences, education, health and medicine, policy and public health, and other professional programs. Students interested in teaching human development and family studies content at the secondary level should explore the interdepartmental Major in Family and Consumer Sciences, Education Concentration.

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Courses included

  • Adult Development-Middle Age and Aging
  • Applied Research Methods
  • Lifespan Intervention and Prevention Science
  • Couple and Family Studies
  • Entrepreneurs and Leaders in Human Services
  • Internship: Leadership/Entrepreneurship
  • Capstone – Evidence-Based Program Proposals

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