What is Youth and Family Science at WVU like?
The Youth and Family Science major focuses on the development of older children and adolescents, as well as family functioning, family relationships and family systems. The coursework for the Youth and Family Science degree matches the coursework outlined and suggested by the National Council on Family Relations, the professional association that oversees all family studies programs.
Students in this major are encouraged to also pursue a minor consistent with their career goals, such as women’s and gender studies, LGBTQ studies, gerontology, addiction studies or communication studies.
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