Robbins College of Health & Human Sciences

Human Sciences and Design

The Department of Human Sciences and Design develops scholars and leaders who apply a Christian worldview to improve the quality of life and human experience for individuals, families, and communities.

BS in Apparel Design & Product Development

Apparel design is the development of apparel, textile, and consumer products that meet the needs of specific consumer markets. Students develop a foundational understanding of these needs by studying consumer behavior, demographics, trends, and production process.

BS in Apparel Merchandising

The Apparel Merchandising program at Baylor focuses on developing professional skills such as communication, analytical thinking, teamwork, and ethical behavior. These skills help sustain graduates as they apply management and marketing theory and business principles to the global fashion industry. 

BS in Child & Family Studies

The Child and Family Studies program at Baylor University seeks to improve the quality of life for children and families. Using a preventive, educational approach, the Child and Family Studies program prepares students for applied practice with children and families supporting holistic development within a systems theory framework.

BS in Family & Consumer Studies

This major teaches students about issues that affect individuals, families, and communities with special attention to issues that relate to the basic needs of food, shelter, clothing, and relationships. 

BS in Interior Design

The Interior Design program prepares undergraduate students to serve with integrity in a diverse and global marketplace, equipped to address human needs by applying methods of inquiry and design that promotes health, safety, and wellness of all users within the built environment.

BS in Nutrition Sciences

The Nutrition Sciences Didactic Program in Dietetics seeks to provide high-quality education in a Christian environment, equipping graduates for supervised practice (dietetic internship) leading to eligibility for the Commission on Dietetic Registration credentialing exam to become a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist.

MS in Nutrition Sciences

The Master of Science in Nutrition Sciences degree at Baylor focuses on human nutrition, macronutrients, and micronutrients with an emphasis on application of knowledge in the medical, research, management, and public health fields.

PhD in Exercise and Nutrition Sciences

This STEM program is uniquely designed to train researchers to conduct multidisciplinary clinical research evaluating the role of exercise and nutrition on health, disease, rehabilitation, and performance. 

Dietetic Internship

The Dietetic Internship prepares interns for entry-level positions in the dietetics profession by providing learning experiences in medical nutrition therapy, public health/community nutrition, and management. 

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Jun. 25, 2024
Dr. Debra Harris to Lead Task Force to Establish Best Practices for Protecting Community Health Associated with Wildland-Urban Interface Fires

Chemical Insights Research Institute (CIRI) has established the Protecting Community Health (PCH) Task Force—to be led by Baylor University's Debra Harris, PhD—to generate guidance for populations in the wildland urban interface (WUI). The guidance will inform on environmental health hazards associated with wildfires and outline strategies for reducing human health risks before, during, and after a fire.  

May 15, 2024
Celebrating a Decade—and Beyond—of Innovation and Growth

As Robbins College of Health and Human Sciences celebrates its 10-year anniversary, take a look back at its programs' histories, learn more about modern growth, and hear about the future of one of Baylor University’s fastest growing academic unit.

May 10, 2024
Research Endeavors Illuminated Through Signature Research Initiatives

Baylor University’s Robbins College of Health and Human Sciences established a set of high-level research initiatives to inform the prioritization of resources, including faculty hiring, infrastructure enhancements, and fundraising efforts. Here, we introduce the Robbins College Signature Research Initiatives to you by showcasing a current research project within each initiative. 

May 6, 2024
Love Thy Neighbor

Alumni of Baylor University’s Robbins College of Health and Human Sciences are striving to improve health access and quality of life within their communities. While their professions differ, they all lead with a desire to “love thy neighbor” and to make an impact for those in need.