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Building Knowledge Wisely
We believe in knowledge and character. This is where you grow into the person you want to be…the person you should be.
A Strong Reputation
Alcorn State is more than a great HBCU. We are a great university.
Our Land-Grant Tradition
Backed by more than 140 years of success, we are advancing research in agriculture, applied science, and so much more.
Alcorn State Is on the Rise
Record enrollment, new accreditations, distinguished alumni…and a Dyn-O-Mite band: You can be proud to be an Alcornite.
A Resource for the Community
We believe in reaching out beyond campus, in engaging with the community around us to enrich all of our lives.
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The Department of Human Sciences is a vibrant, interdisciplinary department where socially
competent and bright students focus on today’s most critical issues facing
human well-being and society-at-large. Our two degree programs, Child Development and Nutrition and Dietetics, prepare students for careers in education, social services, business, industry, law, health, and human services.
The mission of the department aligns with the land-grant mission of the university to prepare and
empower students through effective teaching, intensive training, rigorous research, and expansive public service.
To achieve this mission the Department of Human Sciences will: