College of Education and Human Development

Family Social Science

Undergraduate programs

Bachelor of science in family social science

If you have a passion for helping people, the bachelor of science in family social science undergraduate major will develop your counseling skills and prepare you to understand human relationships across the lifespan. Your multi-disciplinary coursework will be complemented with directed research or fieldwork.

Undergraduate minor

For students pursuing studies outside of FSoS, you can enhance your major with an undergraduate minor. A FSoS minor will give you a fundamental understanding of parents, children, and couples from multiple social science perspectives. You have a choice of four options, including coursework that will prepare you for a career in family financial counseling.

Faculty and department support

Our faculty are mentors, renowned researchers, and committed teachers who are focused on your success.

The family social science department is a collaborative and supportive community devoted to family research, theory, therapy, and education. We partner and consult with families, communities, and organizations to address psychological, cultural, social, and economic issues affecting families locally, nationally, and globally.

Program contacts

Margaret Kelly
Director of undergraduate studies

Kirsten Collins
Senior undergraduate advisor