Requirements for a Major in Child and Family Studies - B.A. or B.S.F.C.S. Degree
Forty-eight semester hours including the following:
- Required Courses: FCS 1104, 1231, 1300 or 1311, 1315, 2351, 2354, 2355, 2380, 3350, 3356, 3357, 4358, 4359, and (4390 or 4695);
- Six to nine semester hours of family and consumer sciences electives (as needed for a minimum of 48 semester hours in the major), three of which must be at the "3000" or "4000" level;
- A grade of "C" or better in family and consumer sciences courses used for the major and a "C" average in courses taken outside the department.
Required courses in other fields:
- CSS 1302;
- Computer science or information systems, three semester hours;
- Education: LS 3305;
- Laboratory Science: CHE 1405 and eight hours of additional laboratory science (as required by degree selected).
Requirements for a Minor in Child and Family Studies
Eighteen semester hours including the following:
- FCS 1315, 2354, 2355, 3356, 3357, and 4359;
- A grade of "C" or better in family and consumer sciences courses used for the minor and a "C" average in courses taken outside the department.
The combination of courses for this degree program prepares students for careers in preschool programs and with agencies and institutions whose focus is on children and families.