Stephen F. Austin State University

School of Human Sciences

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Complete your Bachelor of Sciences in Child Development and Family Living online

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Welcome to the School of Human Sciences

An academic program in Human Sciences has been offered at SFA since the university opened in 1923. The school has academic majors in Child/Family Development, Food, Nutrition & Dietetics, Interior Design, Interior Merchandising, Fashion Merchandising, Hospitality Administration,and Family and Consumer Sciences.

Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees are offered; the B. S. program is among the largest in the state. Academic programs in Human Sciences prepare professionals who seek innovative solutions to the challenges of a contemporary society and of a changing world. The fundamental focus of the discipline is on humankind and the human condition throughout the life cycle.

Fast Facts about the School of Human Sciences - Fall 2014

Licensing and Credentialing

The School of Human Sciences has a number of professional programs that require testing for licensure.

For the past 5 years:

Retention and Graduation Rates

Enrollment

Graduation Rates

The School of Human Sciences graduation rates are as follows:

Fall Cohort

Enrolled in

Cohort Term

Graduated

Within

Four Years

Graduated

Within

Five Years

Graduated

Within

Six Years

Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

79

65

88

101

71

30 38.0%

20 30.8%

34 38.6%

39 38.6%

38 53.5%

42 53.2%

25 28.5%

44 50.0%

49 48.5%

42 53.2%

26 40.0%

45 51.1%

Average

Grad. Rate

81 32 39.9% 40 49.5% 38 46.6%

Stephen F. Austin State University graduation rates are as follows:

Enrolled

in Cohort

Graduated Within

Four Years

Graduated Within

Five Years

Graduated Within

Six Years

Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent

2,306

2,266

2,475

2,540

2,335

524 22.7%

508 22.4%

574 23.2%

560 22.0%

573 24.5%

890 38.6%

868 38.3%

984 39.8%

949 37.4%

993 43.1%

969 42.8%

1,074 43.4%

2,386 548 23.0% 923 38.7% 1,012 42.4%

Interior Design Student Achievement Data

Job Placement:

2014: 100% of the students that graduated in May 2014 were employed by October, 2014.

2013: 98% of the students that graduated in May 2013 were employed by January, 2014

2012: 100% of the students that graduated in May 2012 were employed by January, 2013.

Acceptance into Graduate Programs:

2014: 100% of students from the May 2014 graduating class who applied to graduate school were accepted.

2013: 100% of students from the May 2013 graduating class who applied to graduate school were accepted.

2012: 100% of students from the May 2012 graduating class who applied to graduate school were accepted.

Retention Rate:

The Interior Design program has a 63.3% retention rate over the last 5 years (2008-2012). This is compared to a 64.1% retention rate for SFA.

Graduation Rates for Interior Design:

4 year ( 09-13) 5 year (08-13) 6 year (07-13)
101 enrolled 88 enrolled 65 enrolled
39 graduated (38.6%) 44 graduated (50%) 26 graduated (40%)
SFA's rate = 22.4% SFA's rate = 38.0% SFA's rate = 40.6%

Accredited by the American Association of Family & Consumer Sciences

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