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Family and Consumer Sciences|College of Agriculture and Natural Resources

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Department of Family & Consumer Sciences
College of Agriculture and Natural Resources
Room 251
Laramie, WY 82071-3354
(307) 766-4145 (office)
(307) 766-5686 (fax)

Human Development and Family Sciences

This degree option provides a strong foundation in human development and family sciences, while allowing for personalized electives, and internship experiences. Students with this degree option will be prepared to work in a variety of settings serving individuals and families across the life span or to continue their education at the graduate level.

To see the courses that are required for this degree option, please view the Human Development and Family Sciences check sheet.

Each student entering the program must successfully pass a criminal background check upon declaring their major. Failure to do so will result in being dropped from the program.

Upon completion of our degree program, students have the option of submitting their transcripts and materials to the National Council on Family Relationships to become a Certified Family Life Educator.  Our department was the first in the nation to obtain program approval. For information on this certification, go to

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