BS Family Studies

family studies degree lamar university

As a Family Studies major, you will explore in-depth the interrelationships among a family and its connection to a larger community, the socialization of the child, and human interaction throughout the lifespan. 

You'll complete an internship at a community agency related to your primary interests. Your professional goals will determine your courses and specialization:

  • Families & Health
  • Families, Law & Public Policy
  • Family Social Science Research
  • Family Life Education & Guidance
  • Family Social Services

As a Family Studies graduate, you'll be qualified to work in private, non-profit, or government agencies that provide care and services for families and children. We also offer an online family studies 18- hour minor for current students.

Concentration In This Degree

You may concentrate on your BS Family studies as an educator. Learn more!

BS Family Studies - Teacher Certification