Investigating human nature and the ideas that shape it
Learn how humans develop physically, emotionally, and socially throughout the lifespan. This versatile degree program teaches theory, research, and application of the discipline in some of the world’s most thriving industries, including social work and counseling, teaching, advocacy and non-profit work, public health, and human resources and sales.
Students majoring in HDFS choose between two degree options: Life Span Developmental Science and Life Span Human Services. These options allow students to explore the versatility of the major in research and methodology, and applied theories.