Stephen F. Austin State University

Child Development and Family Living

Child Development and Family Living Major

CDFL provides an in-depth understanding of growth, change and development of children, adults, family and integrates a life-span, multicontextual, and family systems approach. This knowledge base has proven to be essential for professional careers and service-oriented professions.

The following are areas that our courses highlight:

Degree Plans

See General Bulletin for course descriptions.

For More Information

If you are interested in pursuing a professional career associated with our CDFL program, please to contact the

School of Human Sciences directly at 936.468.4502 or one of our current faculty members:

Dr. Marie Saracino

Professor, Program Coordinator

Dr. Shelia Lumar

Assistant Professor

Dr. Tara Newman

Assistant Professor

Dr. Antonio Estudillo

Assistant Professor

Dr. Nedra Washington

Visiting Assistant Professor

CDFL Student Organization: Jack's Council on Family Relations (JCFR)