College of Human Services and Behavioral Sciences

Family Science 3+2 Option (BA + MA Family Science)

The 3+2 program allows high-performing students to have the ability to shorten their timeline for completion of a master’s degree. Admission to the 3+2 program requires:

  1. Completion of 64 credits or an associate’s degree,
  2. a 3.00 CGPA,
  3. a written essay, and
  4. an interview (telephone or in person) with the department.

The undergraduate and graduate degrees will be conferred simultaneously upon conclusion of the master’s degree to ensure all student outcomes have been met. Interested students should contact the department or their academic advisor for specific information regarding the 3+2 program.

General Education Requirements

All degree seeking undergraduate students must complete the general education requirements.

Degree 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 403Family Communication4
FAS 200Intro to Family Life Ed3
FAS 400Family Systems, Structures and Relationships4
KHS 320Human Life Experience3
PSY 210Child Psychology and Development4
PSY 220Adolescent Psychology4
SOC 253Marriage and Family4
SOC 353Themes in Adult Development and Aging with a Lifespan Perspective4
FAS 507Seminar in Family Science3
FAS 506Families In Society3
FAS 532Navigating the Oceans of Data and Information in Family Life Education3
FAS 504Systemic Dynamics of Families3
FAS 540Family Decision Making3
FAS 498Family Science Fieldwork/Internship (Taken concurrently with FAS 540)3
FAS 530Family Communication and Relationships3
FAS 560Intimate Relationships3
FAS 551Seminar in Human Growth3
FAS 498Family Science Fieldwork/Internship (Taken concurrently with FAS 570)3
FAS 570Parent Education3
FAS 525Public Policy and Applied Ethics3
FAS 534Reflexive Assessment and Evaluation in Family Life Education3
FAS 576Methods in Programming3
FAS 498Family Science Fieldwork/Internship (Taken concurrently with ED 510)3
FAS 510Capstone: CFLE (Non-CFLE students take FAS511)3
Total Credits78