2017-18 Degree Plan

Family Studies, BA

College of Arts & Sciences: Department of multidisciplinary
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Term 1 Hours Towards Degree: 15 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
FS 213: Marriage and Family Relationships 3 C
ENGL 110: Accelerated Composition or ENGL 111: Composition I and ENGL 112: Composition II or ENGL 113: Enhanced Composition 3 C
Freshman Academic Choice 3 D-
MATH 3 C
Second Language 3 C
Term Hours: 15
Term 2 Hours Towards Degree: 31 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
FS 281: Introduction to Family Studies 3 C
ENGL 120: Composition III 3 C
Physical and Natural Science 4 C
Minor or 2nd Major Requirement 3 C
Humanities 3 C
Term Hours: 16
Term 3 Hours Towards Degree: 46 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
FS Elective for HDFR 3 C
Minor or 2nd Major Requirement 3 C
CJ 130 or PHIL 156 or ENGL 220 or ENGL 219 3 C
Social Behavioral Science 3 C
Physical and Natural Science 3 C
Term Hours: 15
Term 4 Hours Towards Degree: 61 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
FS 312: Parent-Child Interactions 3 C
FS Elective for FRM 3 C
Minor or 2nd Major Requirement 3 C
Humanities 3 C
Social Behavioral Science 3 C
Term Hours: 15
Term 5 Hours Towards Degree: 76 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
FS Elective for HDFR 3 C
FS 343: Family Management Theories 3 C
Social Behavioral Science 3 C
Minor or 2nd Major Requirement 3 C
Upper Division Elective 3 D-
Term Hours: 15
Term 6 Hours Towards Degree: 91 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
FS 395: Field Experience I 3 C
FS Elective for FRM 3 C
2nd Major or Elective Any Level 3 C
Minor or 2nd Major Requirement 3 C
2nd Major or Elective Any Level 3 C
Term Hours: 15
Term 7 Hours Towards Degree: 106 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
FS 481: Family Studies and Public Policy 3 C
FS 484: Ethnic Minority Families 3 C
Fine Arts 3 C
Minor or 2nd Major Requirement 3 C
2nd Major or Upper Division Elective 3 C
Term Hours: 15
Term 8 Hours Towards Degree: 120 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
FS Elective for FRM 3 C
Upper Division Elective 3 D-
2nd Major or Upper Division Elective 3 C
2nd Major or Upper Division Elective 3 C
2nd Major or Upper Division Elective 2 C
Term Hours: 14
Degree Plan Notes
  • Keep in mind that minimum grades on road map are for individual coursework only. Students must maintain a minimum of a 2.0 cumulative grade point average for admission to and graduation from the College of Arts and Sciences. Minimums listed for the individual courses do NOT meet the cumulative minimum.

  • CJ 130 or PHIL 156 or ENGL 220 or ENGL 219s
    CJ 130: Public Speaking
    ENGL 219: Tech & Professional Writing
    ENGL 220: Expository Writing
    PHIL 156: Reasoning & Critical Thinking