Family Science is based on social sciences that focuses on the study of families, couples, and communities. It takes a holistic approach to family life. Courses in Family Science include Family Resource Management, Human Growth & Development, Family Policy, Family/Parent Education, and research, theory, and practice.
The Gerontology minor provides entry-level knowledge in the field of gerontology, helps students to develop an understanding of psychological, physiological, and social aging processes, and prepares them to pursue a formally-recognized program of study and career opportunities in gerontology.
Psychology is a comprehensive field of study that provides a strong foundation in the scientific principles of social and behavioral science. Students learn about research design, data analysis, and theory in order to understand how research, theory, and practice are related.