Family and Consumer Sciences Major - Family Relations Concentration

B.A. or B.S. degree program
Total core hours required - 4-6

Core Courses in Family and Consumer Sciences (FS) Hours
FS 1011 Professional Orientation 1
FS 404V Internship in Family and Consumer Science 1, 2, 3
FS 4092 Senior Seminar 2

Total concentration hours required - 36

Specific courses required Hours
FS 2413 Early Childhood Development 3
FS 3433 Family Interaction 3
FS 3503 Family Problems 3
FS 3513 Family Resource Management 3
FS 3523 Family Life Education 3
FS 4403 Families in Later Adulthood 3
FS 4423 Development in Middle Childhood and Adolescence 3
INST 4103 Research Methods 3
PS 3483 Human Sexuality 3
SO 2103 The Family 3
Six hours selected from Hours
BI 3273 Children's Ministry 3
BI 3523 The Youth Ministry Program 3
BI 3533 Educating Adolescents in the Church 3
BI 3543 Family Ministry 3
FS 37nV Special Topics 1, 2, 3
FS 400V Travel 1, 2, 3
FS 401V Independent Study and Research 1, 2, 3
Fi 2213 Personal Finance 3
MG 3503 Principles of Management 3
MA 2183 Elementary Statistics 3
NUTR 2613 Principals of Nutrition 3
PS 2423 Life Span Development 3
PS 3323 Business and Industrial Psychology 3
PS 3413 Social Psychology 3
PS 3453 Death and Dying 3
PS 3513 Drugs and Behavior 3
PS 412V Psychological Topics 1-3
SW 3113 Race and Ethnic Groups 3
SW 3223 Social Work with Aging 3
SW 3313 Child Welfare 3
SW 3333 Juvenile Justice 3
SO 1123 Introduction to Sociology 3

Note: This major, with appropriate electives, is designed according to the Family Life Education College and University Curriculum guidelines, established by the Certification Committee for Family Life Educators, National Council on Family Relations. Students wishing to seek certification must apply with the Certification Committee, NCFR.

Note: Areas of emphasis may be specified on approval by academic chair. All courses required for this major must be completed with a grade of “C” or higher or be repeated.