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Welcome to the Department of Human Development and Family Science

Human Development and Family Science students understand the developmental stages of humans from birth to aging adults. They are caring, hard-working and service oriented. Hands-on classroom experiences and research opportunities for Early Childhood Education graduates prepare them to be some of the most highly sought after professionals in early childhood education. Child and Family Services graduates are well prepared to provide support and service to the communities where they are employed. Students in the Family and Consumer Sciences Education option gain interdisciplinary knowledge and skills they will apply in secondary (grades 7 – 12) schools (FACSED) or county Cooperative Extension Service (FCSES) work.

Amanda Sheffield Morris' research
Amanda Sheffield Morris believes the entire family system should be understood in order to affect the success of students from the early years through their young adult lives. She has had an interest in emotional development and the factors that affect adjustment and resilience since her undergraduate studies.
O’Toole International Speaker Series features Patricia A. Moore on “AGEing: The Challenge of the Lif
Dr. Patricia Moore, president of MooreDesign Associates LLC will speak on “AGEing: The Challenge of the Lifespan” during the Dean Lela O’Toole International Speaker Series at Oklahoma State University. Moore’s public presentation will be held in the Wes Watkins Center Auditorium at 2:30 p.m. on Thurs., March 26. There is no charge for the event. The OSU College of Human Sciences and the Division of International Studies and Outreach are sponsoring the event as part of Human Sciences Week 2015.
Light and Circadian Rhythms in an Older Adult Congregate Living Facility
by Greg Clare, Ph.D.

Friday, Feb. 20th, 12:15-1:15 North Hall 226, OSU-Tulsa Simulcast to ITLE 105, OSU-Stillwater Light lunch provided at both sites More info...

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