Mississippi University for Women

College of Education and Human Sciences

Family Studies Curriculum

The Bachelor of Science degree in Family Studies may be pursued by students interested in careers that involve working with children and families. The Family Studies program focuses on dynamics within families, the social context of the family, as well as the development of individuals within the family unit. Also, family structures, member roles, and family interactions are examined. This major is intended to prepare students interested in working with family life education in community service agencies.