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Family and Consumer Sciences
1906 College Heights Blvd #11037
Bowling Green, KY 42101-1037
PROGRAM FOCUS: The central purpose of the program is to prepare students who are interested in working in a family-focused environment. The graduates will have a broad knowledge base working with children and families. The major will provide graduates with entry-level competencies for child and family life.
Family Studies Concentration Requirements (Minor Required)
HMD 211 Human Nutrition
FACS 180 Foundations in Family and Consumer Sciences
FACS 191 Child Development
FACS 310 Management of Family Resources
FACS 311 Family Relations
FACS 380 Professional Presentation Techniques in Family and Consumer Sciences
FACS 399 Implication of Research in Family & Child Studies
FACS 492 Growth and Guidance of Children
FACS 493 Family Life Education
FACS 494 Parenting Strategies
FACS 495 Family and Relationship Violence
FACS 499 Family Policy Analysis
FACS 410 Internship
SOC 300 Using Statistics in Sociology
PSYS 423 Psychology of Adult Life and Aging OR SOC 342 Aging in Society
PSY 430 Psychology of Women OR SOC 466 Gender, Family, and Society OR SOC 355 Sociology of Gender
SOC 359 Sexuality and Society OR PH 365 Human Sexuality
Note: A grade of "C: or better is required in all courses in the major.
Examples of Positions: Community Center, Child Care, Extension Service, Family Life Education
For more information, please contact the department by phone (270-745-4352) or e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org).
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