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Child and Family Studies

Child and Family Studies

The child and family studies program prepares students to work with children, adults and families throughout the lifespan in a broad range of settings. The developmental orientation of the program provides students with a thorough understanding of all major life periods in multiple contexts. Courses explore topics including diversity in families, human sexuality, the impact of stress and trauma, and death and dying.

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