Family & Consumer Sciences Major Guide

2017-2018

Mesa Community College

Family studies and consumer sciences students study the development of individuals and families as they relate to their social worlds. Topics of study may include human development from birth to end-of-life, family structures, social services. Program experiences like staffing a crisis hotline and teaching parenting skills can also prepare graduates for careers and graduate work in human services, public health, social work, and more.


Associate's Degree
An associate's degree is comprised of 60-64 community college credits. Below is information specific to your major.

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  AGEC Requirement
The Arizona General Education Curriulum block for this major is the AGEC-A.

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AGEC-A Course List
  Mesa Community College Courses
The courses listed below are recommended if you plan to transfer to a university and study Family & Consumer Sciences.
COURSES  
Human DevelopmentCFS 205
Intro to Measurement & StatisticsPSY 230
Intro to Psychology or Intro to SociologyPSY101 or SOC101

  Mesa Community College Electives
The elective courses listed below may be applicable to your degree depending on which university you choose.
COURSES  
Child DevelopmentCFS176 or ECH176
Marriage & FamilyCFS 157


Bachelor's Degrees & Majors

  Bachelor's Degree for Family & Consumer Sciences
UNIVERSITY / LOCATION DEGREE MAJOR LANGUAGE REQUIREMENT
Arizona State UniversityBSFamily & Human Development
None
University of ArizonaBSFamily Studies & Human Development
2nd Semester Proficiency

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