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Family Science, Minor

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Requirements

This minor provides individuals insight into relationship and group dynamics. This include important relationship skills, such as speaking, listening, and other communication skills that could be applied to family and professional settings. Content in the minor may also include important research findings and evidence-based curricula listed on the National Registry of Evidenced-based Programs and Practices (NREPP) on the SAMHSA website.

Total Program Credits: 18

Discipline Core Requirements: 18 Credits
  FAMS 101G Contemporary Families 3
Complete 15 credits from the following: 15
  FAMS 1100 Life Span Development in the Family (3.0)  
  FAMS 1150 Marriage and Relationship Skills (3.0)  
  FAMS 3250 Applied Parenting (3.0)  
  FAMS 3800 Early Development in Families (3.0)  
  FAMS 3850 Adult Development and Aging (3.0)  
  FAMS 4660 Family Financial and Resource Management (3.0)  
  FAMS 4670 Family Dynamics and Systems (3.0)  

Graduation Requirements:

  1. All course work taken to meet Behavioral Science requirements must be completed with a grade of C- or better.

Graduation Plan

This graduation plan is a sample plan and is intended to be a guide. Your specific plan may differ based on your Math and English placement and/or transfer credits applied. You are encouraged to meet with an advisor and set up an individualized graduation plan in Wolverine Track.

Milestone courses (pre-requisites for a course in one of the subsequent semesters) are marked in red and Italicized.

Semester 1 Course Title Credit Hours
FAMS 101G Contemporary Families 3
FAMS 1150 Marriage and Relationship Skills 3
  Semester total: 6
Semester 2 Course Title Credit Hours
FAMS 3250 Applied Parenting 3
FAMS 3850 Adult Development and Aging 3
FAMS 4660 Family Finance and Resource Management 3
FAMS 4670 Family Dynamics and Systems 3
  Semester total: 12
  Degree total: 18

Department

Behavioral Science

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Behavioral Science department

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