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Minor in Family Studies

The minor in Family Studies requires a minimum of 21 semester hours, and is available completely online. A grade of “C” or above must be earned in the following Family and Consumer Science (FACS) courses required for the minor:

Required Courses

  • FACS 191: Child Development
  • FACS 310: Management of Family Resources
  • FACS 311: Family Relations
  • FACS 494: Parenting Strategies
  • FACS 495: Interpersonal/Relationship Violence
  • AND 6 hours of approved electives

Additional Information

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

Contact Us

For additional information, please email Dr. Adam West or learn.online@wku.edu or call 888-4WKUWEB.



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

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 Last Modified 3/20/18