Academic units within the College of Human Ecology will relocate to other colleges within the university early in the fall of 2015. Please check the What’s New? section of this catalog for regular updates regarding the following university reorganization.
- Department of Interior Design and Merchandising, Department of Human Development and Family Science, and the School of Social Work will relocate to the College of Health and Human Performance.
- Department of Criminal Justice will relocate to the Thomas Harriot College of Arts and Sciences.
- School of Hospitality Leadership will relocate to the College of Business.
The College of Human Ecology seeks to improve the quality of life for individuals and families through education, research, and service. The knowledge base of the field includes criminal justice, early childhood education, individual and family development through the life span, interior design, fashion merchandising, and social work. The faculty members of the college are committed to educating students for professional practice; to conducting research on the conditions which influence the quality of life for individuals and families; and to extending this knowledge to the Eastern Seaboard, state of North Carolina and beyond.
Undergraduate study is offered in birth through kindergarten teacher education, child life, criminal justice, family and community services, family and consumer sciences education, hospitality leadership, interior design, merchandising, nutrition science, and social work.
Students completing the major and minor requirements within the college may use core courses to satisfy only one requirement. A specific course may not be used to count toward the major and minor.
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