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FACS Family Studies

 

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Family and Consumer Sciences

1906 College Heights Blvd #11037

Bowling Green, KY  42101-1037

270-745-4352 (phone)

270-745-3999 (fax)

lauri.warden@wku.edu (e-mail)

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 Concentation Requirements (Minor Required)

HMD  211 Human Nutrition

FACS 180 Foundations in FCS

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

PSY 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 (lauri.warden@wku.edu).

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