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AHS Minors


CHECK OUT THESE EXCITING MINORS TO COMPLEMENT YOUR MAJOR.

PLEASE NOTE: For all AHS Minors: One-half of hours required for the minor must be at the 300 course level or above.

Child Studies (21 hours)

  Required Courses:

     FACS 191 Child Development

     FACS 297 Family, Community, & Early Childhood Program Partnerships

     FACS 395 Child and Family Stress

     FACS 494 Parenting Strategies

     AND 9 hours of electives chosen with advisor

Approved Electives:

     FACS 311 Family Relations

     FACS 391 Risk and Resilience

     FACS 395 Child and Family Stress

     FACS 422 Adolescent Psychology

     FACS 495 Family and Relationship Violence

     FACS 496 Addressing Challenging Behaviors in Young Children

     FACS 497 Family Home Visiting

     FACS 499 Family Policy Analysis 

Family Studies (21 hours)

  Required Courses:

     FACS 191 Child Development

     FACS 310 Management of Family Resources

     FACS 311 Family Relations

     FACS 494 Parenting Strategies

     FACS 495 Family and Relationship Violence

     AND 6 hours of approved electives chosen with advisor

Approved electives:

     FACS 312 Professional Ethics in Family Life

     FACS 391 Risk and Resilience

     FACS 395 Child and Family Stress

     FACS 422 Adolescent Psychology

     FACS 497 Family Home Visiting

     FACS 499 Family Policy Analysis

Meeting, Convention, and Exposition Planning (21 hours)

  Required Courses:

     HMD 171 Introduction to Management in the Hospitality Industry

     HMD 313 Practicum (must be in Meeting, Convention, and Exposition Planning)

     HMD 375 Meeting and Convention Management

     HMD 475 Advanced Hs\ospitality Management

     Electives (9 hours) Electives must be selected from the following list of courses. When

     selecting electives, only two courses in this minor may be duplicated in the student's major

     or another minor.

     HMD 351 Human Resource Management in the Hospitality Industry

     HMD 373 Tourism and Destination Marketing

     HMD 378 Legal Environment of Hospitality and Tourism

     COMM 240 Critical Listening

     COMM 263 Fundamentals of Social Communication & Culture

     COMM 330 Leadership Communication

     COMM 345 Advanced Public Speaking

     COMM 346 Persuasion

     COMM 362 Organizational Communications

     ENT 312 Entrepreneurship

     HORT 209 Floral Design

     HORT 309 Advanced Floral Design

     HORT 330 Wedding Floral Design

     MGT 311 Human Resource Management

     MGT 333 Management of Non-Profit Organizations

     MKT 323 Services Marketing (MKT-220 prerequisite for this course)

     MKT 325 Personal Selling

     MKT 328 Marketing on the World Wide Web

     MKT 329 Business to Business Marketing

     MKT 331 Social Media Marketing

     MKT 425 Advanced Personal Selling Strategies

     MKT 427 Entrepreneurial Marketing

     PSYS 370 Industrial/Organization Psychology

     REC 306 Experience Planning & Evaluation

    If you are interested in adding an AHS minor to your current program, please contact the department by phone (270-745-4352 ) or e-mail (lauri.warden@wku.edu).

Accreditations achieved within the Applied Human Sciences Department

Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) - Nutrition & Dietetic Undergraduate and Graduate programs

National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) - Early Childhood Education Associate Degree

National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD) - Interior Design program

 


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 Last Modified 3/3/21