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EMERGENCY ALERT SYSTEM:

WKU WEATHER ALERT:

Classes beginning at 4pm today on the WKU Bowling Green campus are canceled. ALL Thursday and Friday classes on all campuses are also canceled. Online classes will proceed as scheduled. WKU offices will be closed on Thursday, with essential personnel reporting.

WKU Owensboro closed at noon today (Wed., 3/4).

WKU Glasgow evening classes that begin at 5 pm today will be canceled and the WKU Glasgow campus will close at 7 pm.

WKU Elizabethtown-Fort Knox campus will close today at 3 pm and will remain closed Thurs., Fri, and Sat., March 5-7.

Should inclement weather make travel hazardous, residence halls will remain open until Saturday. Follow WKU Housing & Residence Life for updates.

The high school regional basketball tournament games scheduled for tonight have been canceled. Games will be rescheduled for Friday/Saturday. Follow WKU News for the latest updates. #WKUAlert

WKU Online

Minor in Family Studies

The minor in Family Studies requires a minimum of 21 semester hours, and is available completely online. A grade of “C” or above must be earned in the following Family and Consumer Science (FACS) courses required for the minor:

Required Courses

  • FACS 191: Child Development
  • FACS 310: Management of Family Resources
  • FACS 311: Family Relations
  • FACS 494: Parenting Strategies
  • FACS 495: Interpersonal/Relationship Violence
  • AND 6 hours of approved electives

Additional Information

A minor is required for most major areas of study at WKU. For additional information about online undergraduate degree options, visit www.wku.edu/online/bach-programs.php or for overall degree requirements (i.e. minimum number of hours required, etc.), please visit www.wku.edu/registrar/degree_certification.php.

Contact Us

For additional information, please email Dr. Adam West or learn.online@wku.edu or call 888-4WKUWEB.

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