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Family, Youth & Community Services

 

 

Family, Youth, and Community Services

 

Other/Related Variations

·       Clothing, Textiles, and Fashion Merchandising

·       Family & Child Science

·       Family & Consumer Science Education

·       Human Development & Family Studies

·       Leisure, Youth & Human Services

·       Retailing & Consumer Science

·       Textiles, Apparel & Merchandising

 

 

Degree Type/Duration

Degrees are typically seen for Human Development and Family Studies

·       Associate’s Degree (2 years - rare)

·       Bachelor’s Degree (4 years)

·       Master’s Degree (Varies - rare)

·       Doctorate in Communication/Education (Varies - rare)

 

 

Overview

Addresses current issues, trends and problems and how they relate to human developmental changes and unpredictable events such as a natural disaster or other problems such as poverty.

 

Coursework may cover the following areas: Parenting and Family Development, Human Services, Sociology, Psychology, Family Problems and Interventions, Youth Problems and Solutions

 

 

Potential Career Paths

·       Extension Agent

·       Extension Youth Program Coordinator

·       Extension Faculty

 

 

Additional Opportunities/Recommendations

·       Additional certifications available

·       Internship or work experience related to family or children services

·       Study abroad

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Last Updated: 04/01/2020