Family and Consumer Sciences
1906 College Heights Blvd #11037
Bowling Green, KY 42101-1037
Child and Family Studies Masters Program
The Department of Family and Consumer Sciences is excited to announce that the Child and Family Studies Masters program proposed by the department received final approval by the Council on Postsecondary Education on June 3, and is enrolling the first students for the fall 2016 semester. Graduate Program Admission Requirements must be met during the application process. You can apply for the Child and Family Studies (#0489) Master's degree here: https://acsapps.wku.edu/pls/prod/twbkwbis.P_GenMenu?name=wkumenu.P_AdmUnsecMnu
This online program is designed to provide advanced study in the growth and development of the individual and family. The program builds competence in human development, integration of theory into practice, program development, and research—preparing graduates to critically evaluate and synthesize issues related to children, youth, and families. Fieldwork is incorporated in the curriculum.
Program Requirements (30 hours)
|FACS 510||Professional Development Seminar in Family and Consumer Sciences||3|
|FACS 511||Grant Writing for Child and Family Programs||3|
|EDFN 500||Research Methods||3|
|FACS 577||Child Development Theory and Research||3|
|or FACS 550||Youth and Family Theory and Research|
|or FACS 599||Thesis Research/Writing|
|Infant and Toddler Development and Research|
|Home Based Positive Behavioral Supports|
|Stress and Coping in Children|
|Global Perspectives of Child and Family|
|Issues in Child Care and Early Education|
|Community, Child, & Youth Program Development|
|Adult Development and Aging in the Family|
|Advanced Family Resource Management|
|Independent Study in Family and Consumer Sciences|
|Special Topics in Family and Consumer Sciences|
|Qualitative Research in Education|
Electives must be approved by advisor.
For more information on this program, please contact Dr. Kathy Croxall at 270-745-3997.
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