Youth and Community Development Major

Department: Family and consumer sciences
Major: Youth and community development

This undergraduate program will prepare youth development professionals to take roles in diverse youth-serving, family, and community settings. Graduates may pursue careers in afterschool organizations, community service and youth activism programs, dropout prevention and alternative education, and in the field of juvenile justice. Students may also assume positions in informal learning environments such as museums, nature centers and environmental education program, and in outdoor and adventure programs.

Academic advising for students majoring in youth and community development is concentrated in the College of Education and Human Development’s Office of Admissions and Advising in Sangren Hall.

Students are welcome to meet with an academic advisor by visiting the office for drop-in advising or by scheduling an appointment. Students are encouraged to meet with an advisor on campus or by phone each semester.

Advising and registration for FCS 4290 Internship is provided within the FCS department. Please contact Melinda Holohan for more information.

Program Guides

Catalog years 2020 to present

Catalog years 2017 to 2019

Graduation Plans