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.

Students earning their degree online, transfer students and students residing outside of Kalamazoo County may choose to be advised by Kimberly Doudna, Ph.D.

All students are welcome to meet with an academic advisor in Sangren Hall by visiting the office for drop-in advising or by scheduling an appointment.

Program Guides

Catalog years 2017 and forward