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Child & Family Studies: Family Studies

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Program Title

Child & Family Studies: Family Studies

Degree Designation

MS

Award Type

Masters

Program Level

Graduate

Instruction Mode

On Campus

Program Description

Family Studies is a degree for early childhood family education.

Department/Unit(s)

College/School

College of Education and Learning Design

Status

Active

Admission Requirements

What previous degree and/or experience is required prior to admission to this program?

Bachelors Degree

Minimum undergraduate GPA for admission

2.75

Requirements

Free Form Requisites

Admissions Requirements

  • The GRE is not required.

  • Complete Graduate Studies application process with three references and an essay.

  • Admission GPA: 2.75

Admission decisions are made throughout the year as completed application files are received. A student may start the program fall, spring and summer terms. NOTE: Students must also meet other state requirements for teacher licensure, as needed, based on their undergraduate coursework.

Graduate Plan: Thesis (32 credits)

Core: 18 credits: course, course, course, course, course, course, course, course, course, course, course, course.

Family Studies Specialization Block (8 credits): course, course, course, course, course, course, course. Additional courses may be used for this block with permission of the advisor.

Research: 6-9 credits: course, COUN678, course, course

Graduate Plan: Starred Paper (36 credits)

Core: (21 Credits) Select from: course, course, course, course, course, course, course, course, course, course, course, course.

Family Studies Specialization Block (12 credits), select from: course, course, course, course, course, course, course. Additional courses may be used for this block with permission of the advisor.

Research: 3-9 Credits: course, COUN678, course

Additional courses may be needed for teaching licensure, contact your advisor.

NOTE: A minimum of half of a graduate program's credits must be at the 600-level.

See program website for additional information.

Program Learning Outcomes

Outcome

Understand child development and learning.

Outcome

Plans, designs, and implements developmentally appropriate learning experiences for Infants and Toddlers, Pre-primary, and Young Children.

Outcome

Establishes and maintains positive, collaborative relationships with families.

Degree Maps

Major Code

8100

Program Code

1989