Human Sciences

The Human Sciences program at Southeastern prepares students for careers that address the adequate provision of basic human needs. Students in the program take part in a dynamic curriculum that provides employment preparation and personal development required for today's career opportunities.

This program is a hybrid degree program that can be 50% - 99% online.

Other Concentrations

  • Child Life Specialist
  • Human Development and Family Studies
  • Nutrition Education and Promotion


  • Human Sciences

Required Semester Hours 120

Program Highlights

  • Accredited by the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences (AAFCS)
  • Recognized by the National Council on Family Relations as an approved program to offer students the opportunity to become Certified Family Life Educators
  • Flexible, 100-percent and 50-percent online courses available
  • Emphasis on service learning through course projects and internships
  • Honors curriculum available

Program Requirements


What Can You Be

Types of Jobs

  • Child Life Specialist
  • Parenting Educator
  • Youth Program Director
  • Family Services Worker
  • Children's Services
  • Food Companies
  • Community Nutrition Education

Types of Employers

  • Hospital community relations
    Child care facilities
    Social service organizations
    Non-profit organizations




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Student Orgs & Activities

Southeastern Association of Child Life