Human Development

Psychology & Counseling students will learn a diverse set of marketable skills for use in fields related to counseling, teaching or other helping professions.

B.S. in Human Development contains two concentrations to choose from:

Community Mental Health and Counseling Concentration

  • Students with a concentration in Community Mental Health and Counseling will study counseling theories, mental health interventions, abnormal psychology, case management and consultation.
  • Students in the Community Mental Health and Counseling concentration will be prepared for professions in mental health institutions, forensic settings, employee assistance programs, community-based counseling settings, policy settings, research; and graduate studies in counseling or social work. 

Family Studies Concentration

  • The Family Studies concentration is designed to provide students with a broad base of knowledge regarding the physical, cognitive, and social development of children and adolescents.
  • Students with a concentration in Family Studies will be prepared for professions as child life specialists, adoption caseworkers, day care center directors, counselors, elementary teachers, special education teachers and youth services directors.