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Program Requirements

The following courses are required. Students must earn a grade of “C” or above in all required courses for this certificate:

  • FACS 395 Child and Family Stress (offered online Spring, Summer, and through On-Demand)
  • FACS 494 Parenting Strategies (offered face to face in Fall, online Winter, Spring, Summer and through On-Demand)
  • FACS 497 Family Home Visiting (offered face to face in Fall, online Winter, Spring, Summer and through On-Demand)
  • Plus, 3 hours of electives chosen in consultation with departmental advisor.
    • The elective is chosen after a discussion between Dr. Darbi Haynes-Lawrence (Family Home Visiting Certificate advisor) and the student.  Some electives within Family & Consumer Sciences include, but are not limited to:

      • FACS 311 Family Relations
      • FACS 312 Professional Ethics in Family Life (Spring, online)
      • FACS 391 Risk & Resilience (online; Fall only)
      • FACS 393 Play and Child Development (online; Fall only)
      • FACS 422 Adolescent Development (Spring, online)
      • FACS 495 Family & Relationship Violence (Face to face Fall; online Spring)
      • FACS 496 Challenging Behaviors (online; Fall only)

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 Last Modified 12/7/17