As a part of the Human Development program at Snow College, students learn skills for helping and understanding individuals, families, or groups. This is achieved through studying biological and theoretical approaches across the lifespan, as well as experiencing observational and hands-on learning with children in a laboratory setting. In addition to examining specific problems and phenomena, students learn how human service agencies and professionals deal with human development-related issues.
A wide variety of careers are available in the field of human development and family studies, including:
Snow College also offers a Family Life Certificate of Proficiency. This one year certificate program offers practical and theoretical training for the student desiring to be successful in home and family settings. A total of 28 credits are required.