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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 wku.edu/online/bach-programs.php or for overall degree requirements (i.e. minimum number of hours required, etc.), please visit wku.edu/registrar/degree_certification.php.

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 learn.online@wku.edu. You may also call Dr. Sikora at (270) 745-3993 or WKU Online at 888-4WKUWEB.



Information about accreditation can be found through the Office of the Provost.

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 Last Modified 3/20/18