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Janice Nikkel
Program Coordinator

Curriculum

The family and community services master's program includes 36 credit hours for completion. In addition to required courses, program completion involves two 3-credit elective courses providing capstone experiences to prepare a written case study for a final oral examination.

Core Courses (30 credits)

  • FSHS 784 Foundations and Principles of Family and Community Services (3 credits)
  • FSHS 825 Family Resource Management (3 credits)
  • FSHS 785 Family Dynamics (3 credits)
  • FSHS 786 Lifespan Development (3 credits)
  • FSHS 862 Interpersonal Relationships (3 credits)
  • FSHS 787 Resilience in Families (3 credits)
  • FSHS 719 Program Administration and Management (3 credits)
  • FSHS 714 Program Design, Evaluation and Implementation (3 credits)
  • FSHS 791 Parenting Education (3 credits)
  • CNRES 763 Crises Across the Lifespan (3 credits)

Elective Courses (6 credits)

  • FSHS 700 Problems in Family Studies and Human Services (3 credits)
  • FSHS 708 Topics in Family Studies and Human Services (3 credits)
  • FSHS 724 The Army Family: from Challenge to Resilience (3 credits)
  • CNRES 759 Foundations of Trauma and Traumatic Stress (3 credits)
  • PFP 765 Military Personal Finance (3 credits)
  • FSHS 871 Family Life Education Foundation and Methods (3 credits)
  • FSHS 899 MS Research in Family Studies and Human Services (credits vary)

Capstone Course (3 credits)*

*Capstone course required at Kansas State University; elective at other participating universities.

  • PFP 675 Field Study in Family Economics (1–3 credits)
    OR
  • FSHS 881 Practicum in Family and Community Services (credits vary)

Practica

A practicum is not required, however the following courses will support practicum and internship experiences as determined by the student and committee.

  • PFP 675 – Field Study in Family Economics (3 credits)
  • FSHS 700 – Problems in Family Studies and Human Services (credits vary)
  • FSHS 708 – Topics in Family Studies and Human Services (2-3 credits)
  • FSHS 881 – Practicum in Family and Community Services (credits vary)
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Quick Facts

Degree: Master of Science
College: Human Ecology
Credits: 36
Course delivery: Online

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