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2013-2014 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG/PREVIOUS EDITION]

Family, Youth, and Community Sciences Department


Interim Chair: E. B. Bolton
Graduate Coordinator: M.S. Gutter

Complete faculty listing by department: Follow this link

FYCS graduate programs are interdisciplinary applied social science programs that prepare students for careers in such areas as program planning, social policy, community-based education, family and youth services, and Extension. Graduates find careers in both the public and private sectors including

  • Child and Youth Development in areas such as juvenile justice, dropout prevention programs, recreational and camp programs, and youth ministry;
  • Community Development Practice in local and regional government, private nonprofit organizations (such as chambers of commerce, local development corporations, and local, national and international foundations) and citizen’s groups;
  • Nonprofit Organizational Management, such as management of community based, nonprofit organizations;
  • Family and Social Services, such as family preservation programs, assistance for abused and neglected children and other public assistance programs; and
  • Cooperative Extension Service in such areas as youth development, family and consumer sciences and community development. 

Contact the graduate coordinator for more information.

Programs