Human Development and Family Science: Family and Community Services, MS

Requirements for Students Matriculating in or before Academic Year 2019-2020. Learn more about Graduate College Academic Regulation 7.0.

Total Hours: 36 Hours

Required Courses
HDFS 5173Program Design, Implementation, and Evaluation in Human Development and Family Science3
HDFS 5213Lifespan Development3
HDFS 5223Resilience in Individuals and Families3
HDFS 5443Interpersonal Relationships3
HDFS 5543Coping with Family Crises3
HDFS 5553Perspectives on Parenting and Parent Education3
HDFS 5713Individual and Family Resource Management3
HDFS 5753Leadership and Management of Community Service Programs3
HDFS 5913Foundations and Principles of Family and Community Services3
HDFS 5923Dynamics of Family Interaction3
Hours Subtotal30
Outside Electives
Select three credit hours, approved by advisor3
Hours Subtotal3
Creative Component
HDFS 5160Master's Creative Component3
Hours Subtotal3
Total Hours36

General Graduate College Requirements

  • A minimum Grade-Point-Average of 3.00 is required
  • A minimum Grade of "C" is required in all degree applicable courses
  • No courses utilizing the Pass-No Pass grading system are permitted
  • GRAD 5082 or GRAD 5092 may not be used to meet degree requirements

Additional Graduate College Masters Degree Requirements

Plan I (coursework with thesis)

  • A minimum of 30 credit hours
    • A minimum of 24 coursework credit hours comprised of:
      • 6 research or creative component credit hours
      • 21 in-residence credit hours (maximum of 9 transfer hours with "B" or better)
      • 21 credit hours at 5000- or 6000-level

Plan II (coursework without thesis)

  • A minimum of 32 credit hours
    • A maximum of 3 credit hours of research or creative component
    • A minimum of 23 in-residence credit hours (maximum of 9 transfer credit hours with "B" or better)
    • A minimum of 21 credit hours at the 5000- or 6000-level