Family Science Major (BA Traditional)
Students graduating with a Family Science major develop lifelong skills in scientific thinking and understanding human thought, behavior, and family interaction. The educational outcomes in combination with the internship experience prepare students to enter a career of choice or graduate school.
General Education Requirements
All degree seeking undergraduate students must complete the general education requirements.
Bachelor of Arts degree consists of a major of typically 32 to 44 credits or two minors, general education courses, and elective courses totaling a minimum of 120 credits.
|Prerequisites from General Education|
|Introduction to Psychology (4)|
|Introduction to Sociology (4)|
|COM 403||Family Communication 1||4|
|FAS 200||Intro to Family Life Ed 1||3|
|FAS 400||Family Systems, Structures and Relationships 1||4|
|FAS 442||Family Decision-Making and Resource Management 1||3|
|FAS 443||Parent Education 1||3|
|FAS 444||Family Law, Public Policy, and Applied Ethics 1||3|
|FAS 446||Methodology in Fam Life Ed 1||3|
|FAS 498||Family Science Fieldwork/Internship 1||8|
|KHS 320||Human Life Experience 1||3|
|PSY 210||Child Psychology and Development 1||4|
|PSY 220||Adolescent Psychology 1||4|
|SOC 253||Marriage and Family 1||4|
|SOC 353||Themes in Adult Development and Aging with a Lifespan Perspective 1||4|
Successful completion of these courses leads to certification as a Certified Family Life Educator from the National Council on Family Relations