Feb 29, 2024  
2023-2024 University of Wyoming Catalog 
    
2023-2024 University of Wyoming Catalog

Human Development and Family Sciences, B.S.


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Prepares students to work in a variety of critical fields that serve individuals and families across the lifespan, including: children, youth, senior and family support programs, community and governmental agencies, and higher education.

Majors may choose the Human Development and Family Science (B.S.) - Professional Child Development Concentration   or Human Development and Family Science (B.S.) - Family and Consumer Sciences Teacher Certification Concentration  

University Studies Program


This degree requires that The University Studies Program 2015  requirements are met before graduation. Some of the courses required for this major fulfill USP requirements, but not all. Students should check their degree evaluations and consult with their assigned academic advisor to discuss their specific course plan.

FCSC Core Elective in Design, Merchandising and Textiles


Grade of C or above required.

Complete one of the following:

FCSC Core Elective in Human Nutrition and Food


Grade of C or above required.

Complete one of the following:

Additional Requirements


Electives may be needed to meet the university requirement of 42 upper division credit hours and the degree minimum of 120 overall credit hours. Electives should be selected in consultation with advisor and faculty mentor.

Upon declaring this major, students must satisfactorily complete a mandatory security screen (background check).

All Human Development and Family Sciences majors are required to complete a 4-6 credit hour internship.

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