Family Studies and Human Development

Develop the foundations for an exciting career working with individuals and families. This interdisciplinary program provides you with an understanding of individual and family health, well-being, and relationships across the lifespan within the context of diverse social and cultural influences. Guaranteed practicum placements of up to 336 hours allow you to practice your skills, and focus your studies in one or more areas including adult development and gerontology, sexuality and relationships, and youth studies.

You might also be interested in studying Sociology; Psychology; a degree in Bachelor of Arts and Sciences; or select from our other majors.

Sample Careers

  • Counselling or social work
  • Elementary/secondary teaching
  • Working with older adults
  • Health promotion
  • Sexuality education 

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