Bachelor of Science in Human Ecology

Tennessee Technological University

The discipline of human ecology is the study of the reciprocal relationships humans have with their environments–social, cultural, physical-and-home, work, leisure, community-and the interactions between the two. The purpose of the discipline is to enhance the quality of life for individuals and families. The knowledge base of the discipline integrates concepts of individual and family development, food and nutrition, textiles, apparel and merchandising, housing and furnishings, design, and consumer science. The curricula of the School of Human Ecology are designed to prepare students for careers in business, education, and service professions and/or for advanced studies.