Family and Consumer Sciences (M.S.)
Master of Science. Major in Family and Consumer Sciences.
A letter of intent, which includes a statement of goals, objectives, and academic interests, and three letters of recommendation are required for admission. Information may be obtained at the school.
- Thesis Option: Thirty credits of course work including a 13-credit emphasis area in family and consumer sciences and related areas, two graduate seminars, courses in theory and research methods and analysis, and at least 6 credits of thesis research.
- Non-thesis Option: Thirty-four credits of course work including a 17-19 credit emphasis area in family and consumer sciences and related areas, two graduate seminars, courses in theory and research methods and analysis, and a master's project.
- Use interdisciplinary strategies to identify prevention or solutions for emerging issues for individuals, families, and communities.
- Demonstrate competence in content area.
- Work successfully on teams and contribute positively to interdisciplinary projects.
- Articulate the philosophy, integration, and benefits of the Family and Consumer Sciences perspective.
- Adhere to, model, and advocate for professional and ethical standards.