The Department of Family Sciences offers the following undergraduate programs:

Bachelor of Science in Consumer Economics and Family Financial Counseling

The program empowers students to address consumer and financial issues that impact individual and family economic well-being. Through coursework, hands-on experience, and internship placements, students develop a comprehensive understanding of both consumer economics and personal finance. Consumer economics focuses on the consumer side of economic markets as students develop a working knowledge of consumer behavior, consumer advocacy, and consumer protections provided by legislation and regulation. Family financial counseling focuses on personal finance as students develop a working knowledge of financial literacy, money management, and financial counseling practices.  For students who choose employment in the combined areas of the CEF program, careers are available as financial counselors in credit counseling agencies and non-profits, student financial aid offices, debt counseling agencies, and federal, state, and local governmental agencies. Students choosing to supplement their bachelor's degree with credentialing may choose to pursue the AFC (Accredited Financial Counselor) credential from AFCPE. This nationally recognized credential is organized by the Association for Financial Counseling and Planning Education, and organization offering valuable resources, networking, and professional development opportunities.

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Bachelor of Science in Family Sciences

Family Sciences emphasizes the integration of individual development, family development, and family economics and management. Students may choose a program from among courses that focus on developmental theory, lifespan human development, family system dynamics, family intervention, family economics and management, consumer economics, and management of resources. The program prepares professionals for positions of leadership in various settings including public and private service agencies and businesses. The Bachelor of Science in Family Sciences is accredited by AAFCS along with other Bachelor's degrees in the School of Human Environmental Sciences.