Family Studies, Bachelor of Science
All College of Business and Technology Graduation Requirements must be fulfilled.
All students completing this major will be required to earn a “C” or better in all courses in the major including any GS courses required by the major.
|Foundational Core (Written, Math, Oral, Democracy)|
|Foundational Core courses||12|
|Select one course numbered 188||3|
|ENG 101||Introduction of Academic Writing||3|
|If ENG 101 is not taken as a prerequisite for ENG 102 then additional hours may be required to meet the 27 credit hour minimum in the Distribution Area of General Studies.|
|Human Sexual Behavior|
|Marriage and Family Relationships|
|Analytical and Quantitative Thought||0|
|Select one course numbered 388||3|
|BS Science-related course requirements|
|Complete all required courses||0|
|Complete all required courses||36|
|Minor or 2nd Major|
|Complete all required courses 1||24|
|Needed to reach 120 credit hour minimum||14|
|Total Credit Hours||120|
|Family Studies Requirements|
|FAMS 150||Lifespan Development and the Family||3|
|FAMS 250||Infant Development||3|
|FAMS 253||Child and Adolescent Development||3|
|FAMS 302||Parent Education||3|
|FAMS 340||Family Life Education||3|
|FAMS 362||Families and Social Policy||3|
|FAMS 402||Research and Analysis in Family Studies||3|
|FAMS 404||Family Studies Ethical and Professional Practice||3|
|FAMS 406||Family Resource Management||3|
|FAMS 450||The Aging Adult||3|
|FAMS 481||Cross-Cultural Family Patterns||3|
|Additional Recommended Elective:|
|Families in Crisis|
|Total Credit Hours||36|
The Family Studies Program is certified by the National Council on Family Relations (NCFR).
CFLE certification: Upon graduation, students are eligible for provisional certification as a Certified Family Life Educator (CFLE) from the National Council on Family Relations and following documentation of two years of work experience can apply for full certification.
A minor or second major is required for a complete degree program. The number of required electives needed to reach 120 total credit hours overall will depend upon the specific program chosen.