School Name

School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences

Department Name

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Human Sciences

The Department of Human Sciences prepares graduates for careers and for graduate and professional schools through academic programs that engage them in research to solve stakeholder problems. The faculty develops research programs that generate new knowledge based on emerging trends and provide educational experiences that prepare students for careers in human sciences and related fields.

A Bachelor of Science degree in Human Sciences is offered with the following concentrations in:
Foodservice/Restaurant Management
Human Development and Family Studies
Merchandising, Textiles and Design
Nutrition and Dietetics Program

The Department operates the UAPB Child Development Center for ages 18 months to 4 years. The Center is accredited by the Arkansas Department of Human Services, Division of Child Care and Early Childhood Education.

Fascinating Facts About the Department of Human Sciences

The Department of Human Sciences is accredited by the Council for Accreditation of the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences.

The Nutrition and Dietetics Program has been granted Candidacy for accreditation from the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.