Students must have an overall GPA of 2.0 to enroll in the Family Studies major.
Upon completion of all 200-level FS courses, students must have earned a 2.25 GPA in the major in order to progress to the 300-level courses.
Upon completion of all 300-level FS courses, the student must have earned a 2.5 GPA in the major to progress to the 400-level course.
Students must maintain a 2.5 GPA in the 400-level FS course to be eligible to enroll in the FS 499 Field Experience capstone course.
A grade of C or higher is required in each course required for the Family Studies major. The first course in which a student earns less than a C may be repeated one time for a higher grade. If the student fails to earn a C in the repeated course or any subsequent required course, they will be dropped from the program. A WF in any course is counted as a failure in that course. Students will have the right to appeal a negative decision.
Family Studies Major - General
The following is only one source of information regarding a student’s program of study for a B.S. in Family Studies. Note: Some courses required in the major will also fulfill requirements for the General Education Curriculum. Students should always meet with a faculty advisor for information on course scheduling, rotation, and selection and for planning an effective and efficient program of study. Students must complete the following:
General Education Curriculum
Written and Oral Communication (9 hours required, minimum grade of C)