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Minor in Family & Consumer Sciences

The minor in family and consumer sciences requires a minimum of 21 semester hours. A grade of “C” or above must be earned in the following Family and Consumer Science (FACS) courses required for the minor:

Required Courses:

  • IDFM 100 Intro to Housing & Interior Design
  • HMD 211 Human Nutrition
  • FACS 310 Management of Family Resources
  • FACS 311 Family Relations
  • FACS 431 Clothing and Human Behavior
  • AND 6 hours of approved electives

A minor is required for most major areas of study at WKU. For additional information about online undergraduate degree options, visit or for overall degree requirements (i.e. minimum number of hours required, etc.), please visit

Please note: Students majoring in the child studies concentration may not minor in child studies.

Contact Us

For additional information about this minor, please email Dr. Doris Sikora or You may also call Dr. Sikora at (270) 745-3993 or WKU Online at 888-4WKUWEB.

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 Last Modified 5/15/17