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The Human Ecology Department’s mission is to:

  • Prepare competent human ecology professionals capable of developing solutions to complex individual, family, consumer, and community issues as they relate to their area of specialization


  • Promote the understanding of the interrelatedness of social, economic, political, technological, cultural, and physical elements that affect the well-being of individuals, families, society, and the world.


  • Integrate knowledge, theory, research, and application in courses and programs which further the understanding of human ecology.


  • Utilize scholarship and life-long learning as a means of improving the quality of life at the micro and macro levels of society.


  • Foster creativity, personal growth, critical thinking, civic engagement,  and professional ethics  


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Department of Human Ecology - Oneonta, NY 13820 Phone 607-436-2705