Family & Consumer Sciences Department
Associate of Science degree with a major in Child Development
The Child Development Program is a multidisciplinary field. It is the study of human growth and development from conception through adolescence, and the application of that knowledge to benefit children, families, and communities.
This is a major for students who are interested in working with young children. Wherever possible, course material is complemented with observations and students work with children in a wide range of applied settings. The settings include schools, hospitals, clinics, and day care centers. Practicum experiences allow the integration of theory, research, and practice.
Students are prepared to work in the following occupations: pres-school teachers, childcare providers, childcare center director, and child care workers.
Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Hotel/Restaurant Management
The Bachelor of Science degree with a major in hotel/restaurant management provides students with managerial skills needed by the hospitality industry. The program enhances students’ growth and development in the hospitality area of their academic, professional and personal interests. It provides a broad base in hotel/restaurant management with concentrations in several areas:
- Food and Beverage: for students interested in a career in the food services industry.
- Hospitality Lodging: for students interested in the hotel industry.
- General Hotel/Restaurant Management: for students interested in either foods or lodging.
- Meeting and Conventions: for students interested in sales and marketing of hospitality.
Careers that may be pursued are management of hotels, restaurants, retail food sales, clubs, spas, catering, conventions, and visitor’s bureaus. Students can receive a minor in hotel/restaurant management by completing eighteen (18) hours in approved courses. Students should see advisor for course selections.
Glenda Island, Ph.D
Acting Department Head
Department of Family and Consumer Sciences
Washington – Johnson Complex
Grambling State University
P.O. Box 4248
Grambling, LA 71245
(318) 274-3719 / 2311
FAX: (318) 274-6049