Minor inFamily Science

Program Overview

Minoring in Family Science involves examining the way families work and how they can function more effectively. What is the value of education for parenting? What are the effects of policy and legislation on families? How can you teach about sensitive personal issues? You’ll develop lifelong skills in scientific thinking and in understanding human thought, behavior and family interaction as you take 24 credit hours toward a family studies minor in conjunction with a different bachelor’s degree major.

You’ll develop lifelong skills in scientific thinking and in understanding human thought, behavior and family interaction as you take 24 credit hours toward a family studies minor in conjunction with a different bachelor’s degree major.

Required Courses

View Family Science required courses on our academic catalog website.

Career Potential

  • Colleges and Universities
  • Community Education
  • Congregations and Other Religious Settings
  • Corporations
  • Corrections
  • Government Agencies
  • Hospitals
  • Junior and Senior High Schools
  • Military
  • Retirement Communities
  • Social Service Agencies