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:
- Introduction to Child Development and Family Living
- Infant and Child Development
- Middle Childhood and Adolescent Development
- Family, School, and Community Relationships
- Adult Aging and Development
- Family Life Education
- Consumer Problems
- Introduction to Early Childhood
- Social Policies and the Family
- Family Development
- Pre-Internship Preparation and Internship
- Child Development and Family Living
- Child Development and Family Living Minor (Consult with your academic advisor)
Course descriptions are found in the SFASU General Bulletin. Specifically, review information associated with the College of Education.
The R.O.A.D. Map (Real Opportunities to Attain Degree) was designed to assist students throughout their educational career to ensure they are on a path to success.
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, Co-Program Coordinator
Dr. Lisa Mize
Associate Professor, Co-Program Coordinator
Dr. Tara Newman (Currently on Leave of Absence)
Dr. Shelia Lumar
Dr. Antonio Estudillo
Dr. Jennifer Newquist
Visiting Assistant Professor
Give to SFA!
Considering giving back to SFA's Child Development and Family Living Program?
Any interested party can do so by directly visiting Give to SFA. Step 1: Select other and specifically note School of Human Sciences CDFL Program. Step 2: Enter specific amount to be donated and any specific information such as apply to CDFL Excellence Fund. Step 3: Enter appropriate contact information.