Penn State Worthington Scranton's HDFS program focuses specifically on community human services, helping students prepare for positions within the community human service agencies serving children, adolescents, families, and the aged. Penn State Worthington Scranton offers both the Associate and Baccalaureate Degrees in Human Development and Family Studies.
Associate Degree (2FSCC)
This major integrates practical and academic experiences to provide the student with entry-level professional competence in the human service field. Students specialize in one of the following:
CHILDREN, YOUTH, AND FAMILY SERVICES OPTION
Baccalaureate Degree (HFSCC)
Human Development & Family Studies
Lifespan Human Services Option
This dynamic program is designed to help you prepare for work in the expanding human services field. It blends the theoretical underpinnings of human development across the life span with hands-on, applied practice in community settings. As a unique feature of this program, you will become familiar with the specific human services organizations and needs in the community. Learn more.
Associate Degree Undergraduate Program Bulletin Description
Recommended Academic Plan for A.S. in Human Development & Family Studies Adult Development and Aging Option
Recommended Academic Plan for A.S. in Human Development & Family Studies Children, Youth and Families Option
Baccalaureate Degree Undergraduate Program Bulletin Description
Recommended Academic Plan for B.S. in Human Development & Family Studies Life Span Developmental Science Option
Recommended Academic Plan for B.S. in Human Development & Family Studies Human Services Option