Family and Community Services Major

Description: A program that focuses on the development and implementation of public, private, and voluntary support services for individuals, families, and localities and that prepares individuals to function in a variety of occupations promoting family life, and family/community development. Includes instruction in family systems, human development, social services, community social and economic development, social policy, voluntary sector activities, and outreach and community education.

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Family and Community Services Major

What Courses Do Family and Community Services Majors Take?

The required and elective courses you would take for Family and Community Services majors vary considerably among institutions. Courses are listed here that are illustrative of the breadth of topics you are likely to experience were you to major in this field.

  • Communication Studies
  • Economics
  • English
  • Health
  • Mathematics
  • Psychology
  • Sociology

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