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School of Human Environmental Sciences
235 Stone Building

Helen A. Shaw, Professor and Dean
Edward A. Powers, Professor and Associate Dean
Dawn W. Sechrest, Assistant to the Dean for Student Affairs

Programs 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 human beings in multiple environmental contexts.

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 offered are:

Clothing and Textiles
Food, Nutrition and Food Service Management
Housing and Interior Design
Human Development and Family Studies
Social Work

Special 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 Housing and Interior Design and Clothing and Textiles, and human performance and cell culture laboratories in Nutrition.


Contact: University Registrar's Office
Registrar, UNCG, PO Box 26170, Greensboro, NC 27402-6170 (336) 334-5946

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