Family Studies Courses

Core Courses (3):

  • Family Studies 132: Introduction to Family Studies
  • Family Studies 242: Family Relationships
  • Family Studies 391: Senior Seminar

Elective Courses (choose 2; at least one from outside the Department of Social Work & Family Studies):

  • English 203: Asian American Literature
  • Family Studies 253: Human Sexuality
  • History 272: Women in America
  • Nursing 312: Family Health
  • Psych 223: Exploring India: Human Development in Cross-Cultural Context (abroad)
  • Psych 241: Developmental Psychology
  • Psych 350:┬áParenting and Child Development in Diverse Families
  • Race 121: Introduction to Race and Ethnic Studies (ALS-L)
  • Race 250: Topic Race, Gender, and Sexuality
  • Soc/Anth 248: Sociology of Dying, Death and Bereavement
  • Soc/Anth 260: Marriage and the Family
  • Spanish 250: Family and Gender Roles in Spain

Experiential Component with Families

This requirement is an academic, generally credit-bearing experience for seniors. It is overseen by a St. Olaf family studies faculty member and approved by the Family Studies Program Director prior to enrollment in the experience.

Department of Social Work and Family Studies