Family Studies (FAMST)

The well-being of individuals, couples, and families is a national and global concern. Family studies is an integrative field that synthesizes knowledge from many liberal arts disciplines, particularly economics, political science, psychology, social work, and sociology.

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Typical First-Year Schedule

Fall
  • FYS 120 or WRIT 120 or Conversation Program
  • World Language
  • FAMST 132
  • OLE Core/Elective
Interim
  • OLE Core/Elective
Spring
  • FYS 120 or WRIT 120 or Conversation Program
  • World Language
  • OLE Core/Elective
  • OLE Core/Elective
Additional Information

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. Students can take FS 132 Intro to Family Studies.

CREDIT FOR PREVIOUS COURSEWORK
  • Not applicable.
Placement
  • Not applicable.
Informational Events

Nothing available at this time.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Director, Family Studies – Mary Carlsen (carlsen@stolaf.edu)