within the School of Human Environmental Sciences prepare students
for careers in the field of applied human sciences. Our science-based
teaching and research programs focus on humans in multiple environmental
Students receive a broad-based liberal education that includes University
requirements and School requirements along with the courses required
for their particular majors. Our programs are unique in their ability
to utilize basic principles from many disciplines to solve human problems
and to meet social needs.
The strong research efforts within the School serve to enhance and
support highly challenging undergraduate programs. The five majors
facilities of the School of Human Environmental Sciences include three
Child Care Education Centers, the Governor Morehead School for the
Visually Impaired, the Historic Costume and Textile Collection, the
Family Research Center, the North Carolina Agricultural Research Service,
the Human Environmental Sciences Center for Research, Computer Aided
Design laboratories in Interior Architecture and Textile Products,
the Apparel Production Management Center, the Harris Teeter, Inc.
and The Dickson Foundation Cellular and Molecular Nutrition Research
Laboratory, and the Center for New North Carolinians.