The Family Services major requires a minimum of 120 total hours to graduate. This total includes Liberal Arts Core requirements (pages xxx-xxx) and the following specified major requirements, plus electives to complete the minimum of 120 hours. Liberal Arts Core courses included in major program requirements are distinguished by italics.
Family Studies: 31F:010; 31F:020; 31F:030 or 3 hours of social science research methods such as 400:101, 450:185, 48C:080, 48C:180, or 980:108; 31F:055* or another
developmental course such as 200:030 or 400:120*; 31F:057; 31F:060; 31F:178.....21 hours
Choose course(s) from each of the following groups:
Group 1: Families in Context (choose 1).....3 hours
American Politics: 942:142.
Group 2: Relationship Dynamics (choose 2).....6 hours
Group 3: Professional Applications (choose 2).....6 hours
Group 4: Diversity (choose 1).....3 hours
Senior Experience (choose Option A or B).....9 hours
Option A: 31F:195 Internship.
Option B: 9 additional hours from Groups 1, 2, and/or 3.
*These courses have additional prerequisites as follows:
A minimum of 2.40 cumulative grade point average (GPA) and department approval is required for declaration of this major. Procedures for approval are available in the departmental office. Students must maintain at least a 2.40 GPA and have department approval in order to register for 31F:157, 31F:190, 31F:195, and to graduate. Students must achieve a minimum of C- in all courses required for the major.