Family Studies

Starting a concentration

Family studies offers a concentration most students begin in the first or second year, though with careful planning may be added later.  Easily matches with any major.

Are there courses students MUST, SHOULD, or CAN take their First Year?


 Core Courses:                                                                                                     Elective Courses:

  • FS 232 Intro to Family Studies                                                             (See listing on department web page.)
  • FS 242 Family Relationships

Credit for previous coursework

Not applicable


Not applicable 

Informational Events

Departmental Information Session (Week One)