About The College
Florida State University’s College of Human Sciences (CHS) is a multidisciplinary academic unit that addresses the health and development of individuals, families and communities. With over 3100 students, CHS is one of the largest colleges of its kind in the nation and the only comprehensive human sciences unit in the State. The College of Human Sciences offers 12 undergraduate majors and masters and doctoral programs within three academic departments. Family and Child Sciences (FCS), Nutrition, Food and Exercise Sciences (NFES), and Retail Merchandising and Product Development (RMPD) .
Specifically, the College has an enrollment of almost 3,000 undergraduate and 200 graduate students who are served by 40 outstanding teaching and research faculty who help create a challenging academic environment. Although the programs within the college are diverse, students graduate with an integrative approach in addressing societal concerns, critical thinking skills regarding issues affecting individuals and families, and fundamental competencies necessary to carry out professional roles. In addition, select programs require faculty supervised internships, which provide students with the experience of applying theoretical and research knowledge in real-world settings.