The Department of Sociology offers a Minor in Family Studies, which is a research-based, multidisciplinary program that explores key issues pertaining to families, relationships, and development across the lifespan. The Family Studies Minor is rooted in the curiosity-driven inquiry of the liberal arts. Students will learn theoretical perspectives, research methods, empirically based knowledge, and practical applications of contemporary science on relationships and families. This is a versatile minor that can be applied to a variety of career opportunities.

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