Tuesday, September 26, 2017
University of Hawaii at Manoa
University of Hawaii System
College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources
 
Students FAMR
Family Resources (FamR) is a Bachelor’s of Science degree program that provides students with a comprehensive, ecological systems-based program of study in human development, family development, and family resource management. The FamR curriculum provides students with a multitude of experiences through their coursework and off-campus activities to give them the knowledge and professional skills needed for careers in family/human services. The curriculum encompasses study of:

• Changing needs, dynamics, and challenges families experience over time
• Management of human, material, financial, and community resources to meet these needs
• Growth and development of individuals over the human life cycle
• Interrelationships of individuals, families, and communities in the context of diverse socio-economic and cultural systems.

The FAMR curriculum provides students with comprehensive study of human development, family development, and family resource management. Students are prepared for positions in family service agencies; family life and parenting education programs; children, youth and gerontology programs; child care and early childhood education centers; and consumer affairs agencies. 

Courses cover topics such as:
  • Healthy family relationships;
  • Healthy & resilient human development at all ages;
  • Family caregiving for older adults and grandparents raising grandchildren;
  • Family public policy;
  • Family & consumer resource management;
  • Community leadership & resource development.

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