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NOTE: Subsequent to the publication of the printed 2014-15 Undergraduate/Graduate Catalog the College of Human Sciences divided the Department of Nutrition, Hospitality, and Retailing into two departments, Hospitality and Retailing Management and Nutritional Sciences.


College of Human Sciences
"Improving and enhancing the human condition"

Linda C. Hoover, Ph.D.

Office of the Dean
142 Human Sciences | 1301 Akron Ave.
Box 41162 |  Lubbock, TX 79409-1162
T 806.742.3031 | F 806.742.1849
F 806.742.1849

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About the College

Mission Statement. The College of Human Sciences provides multidisciplinary education, research, and service focused on individuals, families, and their environments for the purpose of improving and enhancing the human condition.

Overview. Texas Tech University human sciences programs at the baccalaureate, master’s, and doctoral levels are innovative in focus, relevant to the needs of a rapidly changing society, and designed to prepare professionals for employment in broad career options.

The College of Human Sciences is a professional college, requiring the highest expectations for its graduates. College programs are accredited by eight national accrediting agencies. Additionally, the college offers courses of significance to the general and professional education of students majoring in other colleges and provides continuing education for professionals in fields related to human sciences.

Degree Programs. Most undergraduate degree programs lead to the Bachelor of Science degree. Majors offered for all programs within the college include the following:

  • Apparel Design and Manufacturing
  • Community, Family, and Addiction Services
  • Early Childhood
  • Family and Consumer Sciences
  • Human Development and Family Studies
  • Human Sciences
  • Interior Design
  • Nutrition
  • Nutritional Sciences and Dietetics
  • Personal Financial Planning
  • Restaurant, Hotel, and Institutional Management
  • Retail Management

For additional information about undergraduate degree programs in the various departments, see the following pages and/or contact the office of Academic Advising Services, 159 Human Sciences, 806.742.1180.

The college offers a dynamic curriculum, a well-qualified faculty, outstanding facilities, and a commitment to excellence. In addition to undergraduate majors, the college offers the Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy degrees with majors in all departments. Specific information regarding graduate degrees may be found in the Graduate Program sections. Back to Top