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Minor in Family & Consumer Sciences – Family & Child Development

Residential Minor in Family and Consumer Sciences – Family and Child Development

Equip yourself for future career opportunities by pursuing a minor in Family and Consumer Sciences – Family & Child Development. In this program, you will learn foundational knowledge to help you understand the family unit and gain hands-on experience in a variety of settings.  You will also take courses specific to child development and discover supportive resources you can use to help address issues family units may encounter.

Make this minor your own, by choosing the elective courses that most closely align with your desired career field.

Gain Experience And Knowledge In:

  • The family life cycle
  • Dynamics of the family unit
  • Working with families in various environments

*This minor is available to all undergraduate students.


Academic Information: Residential Minor in Family and Consumer Sciences – Family and Child Development

Featured FACS Courses

  • Development of Contemporary Families (FACS 205)
  • Therapy and Theory of Play in Early Childhood (FACS 361)
  • Internal Dynamics of Families (FACS 470)
  • Families Under Stress (FACS 475)

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