Cornell University College of Human Ecology

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Cornell University College of Human Ecology is a government collage of higher learning education which has clear vision to offer in education.The collage vision is to explore the complex relationship between human beings and their natural, social, and built environments. We pursue this effort through multi-disciplinary work often connected to efforts across the Ithaca campus and at Weill Cornell Medical College.The College’s combination of rigorous academic curriculum with basic and applied research topics position it uniquely to make world-class discoveries and teaching in the life sciences, natural sciences and social sciences.

Programs Offered

•  Design and Environmental Analysis –

A multi-disciplinary approach in human-centered design, environmental psychology, ergonomics, and facility strategy and management to understand how the built environment impacts our daily lives and how we can create strategic, sustainable, and healthy futures by design

•  Fiber Science and Apparel Design (options in Apparel Design;

Fashion Design Management; Fiber Science) – A broad range of options, from the art of fashion design, to the business of designing, marketing, and manufacturing apparel and textiles in a global production system; to the science of apparel, textiles, and fibers…

•  Global and Public Health Sciences focuses on the health challenges that communities of varying sizes encounter, with an emphasis on prevention.  Students learn how the biomedical, social, behavioral, cultural, ethical, and environmental contexts inform and influence interventions and their effectiveness.

•  Human Biology, Health and Society – The biological bases of health and illness are critically examined alongside the social, psychological, economic, cultural, and policy aspects

•  Human Development – A multidisciplinary field of study that spans development across the life course and explores the psychological, social, cultural, and biological development of people

•  Nutritional Sciences – A thorough foundation in basic life sciences and how nutrition affects the well-being of individuals, families, communities,and nations

•  Policy Analysis and Management


Undergraduate Admissions
170 Martha Van Rensselaer Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853-4401
Phone: (607) 255-5471
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