Human Ecology courses offer a preventative, proactive, and practical approach to support families. Young people have the opportunity to explore issues and experience hands-on learning related to daily living. Many people reexamine their decisions about family throughout the course of their lives, continually reassessing and reevaluating their relationships. The best way to make decisions about our personal lives is to be more knowledgeable of family life issues. It helps to know something about all of the alternatives.