The Department of Human Environmental Studies offers a wide array of accredited and certified programs that train professionals to meet the demands of the 21st century workforce at the associate, bachelor and master levels.  Programs include: 

  • Child Care and Guidance
  • Child Development
  • Dietetics
  • Family Studies
  • Family and Consumer Science Education
  • Fashion Merchandising
  • Interior Design
  • Post graduate Dietetic Internship

Experiential learning is a high priority in Human Environmental Studies.  Students are integrated into the following programs operated by the department:

  • University School for Young Children - Cape
  • Child Development Center - Sikeston
  • Hoover Eldercare Center
  • Horizon Enrichment Center for Developmentally Disabled
  • Interior Design Studio and Experiential Learning Lab
  • Fashion Merchandising New York Trip
  • Interior Design Chicago Trip
  • Dietetic Student Exchange in Costa Rica
  • Clothing Construction Lab
  • Nutrition Coaching

Please contact any of our faculty members for information about our academic programs or experiential learning opportunities.