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
1011  Professional Orientation (1) - F 1
404V  Internship in Family and Consumer Science (1, 2, 3) - Offered on Demand 1, 2, 3
4092  Senior Seminar (2) - SP 2

Total concentration hours required - 32

Concentration Courses In Family and Consumer Sciences (FS) Hours
2413  Early Childhood Development (3) - F 3
3433   Family Interaction (3) - SP (even numbered years) 3
3503  Family Problems (3) - SP 3
3513  Family Resource Management (3) - SP 3
3523 Family Life Education (3) - F 3
4403  Families in Later Adulthood (3) - F 3
4423  Development in Middle Childhood and Adolescence (3) - SP (odd numbered years) 3
Concentration Courses in Integrated Studies (INST) Hours
4103 Research Methods (3), F 3
 
Concentration Courses in Psychology (PS) Hours
3483  Human Sexuality (3) - F, SP 3
Elective Coursework.  Six hours selected from the following, unless Child Life Specialist Emphasis (see below) Hours
   
  Bible (BI)  
3273  Children's Ministry (3) - SP (Offered in even-numbered years) 3
3523  The Youth Ministry Program (3) - SP 3
3533  Educating Adolescents in the Church (3) - F 3
3543  Family Ministry (3) - SP 3
  Family and Consumer Sciences (FS)  
37nV  Special Topics(1, 2, 3) 1, 2, 3
400V Travel (1, 2, 3) - SP 1, 2, 3
401V Independent Study and Research (1, 2, 3) - Offered on Demand 1, 2, 3
  Finance (FI)  
2213  Personal Finance (3) - Offered on Demand 3
  Management (MG)  
3503  Principles of Management (3) - F, SP, SU 3
  Mathematics (MA)  
2183  Elementary Statistics (3) - F, SP, SU 3
   Nutrition (NUTR)  
2613 Principals of Nutrition (3) - F, SP 3
  Psychology (PS)  
2423  Life Span Development (3) - F, SP, SU 3
3323  Business and Industrial Psychology (3) - F 3
3413  Social Psychology (3) - F, SP 3
3453  Death and Dying (3) - F, SP, SU 3
3513  Drugs and Behavior (3) - F 3
412V  Psychological Topics (1-3) - F, SP 1-3
  Social Work (SW)  
3113  Race and Ethnic Groups (3) - F, SP 3
3223  Social Work with Aging (3) - F 3
3313  Child Welfare (3) - F 3
3333  Juvenile Justice (3) - F 3
  Sociology (SO)  
1123  Introduction to Sociology (3) - F, SP, SU 3
Concentration Courses in Sociology (SO) Hours
2103  The Family (3) - F, SP, Maymester 3
Child Life Specialist emphasis (in addition to courses required for Family Relations major) Hours
  Biology  
2213 Introductory Human Anatomy and Physiology 3
2321 Medical Terminology 1
 
  Family and Consumer Sciences (in lieu of electives listed above)  
3413 Children in Health Care (3) F, odd numbered years (Prerequisite:  FS2413)  3
3423 Foundation and Theory of Child Life Practice (3) F, even numbered years  3
  In addition, FS404V must be completed in a children's health care setting V

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.