2007-2008 University of Guelph Undergraduate Calendar

X. Degree Programs

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)

Family and Child Studies (FCS)

Department of Family Relations and Applied Nutrition, College of Social and Applied Human Sciences

Family and Child Studies is offered as a minor in the honours program. It is designed to provide students with an opportunity to pursue interdisciplinary studies which have a specific focus on human development over the life span and on the applied questions which relate to the needs of children and the functioning of families. Elective courses may be chosen to emphasize the family, the child, or a combination of the two. Students seeking counselling should consult with a departmental advisor in the Department of Family Relations and Applied Nutrition.

Minor (Honours Program)

A minimum of 5.00 credits is required, including:

FRHD*1010 [0.50] Human Development
FRHD*1020 [0.50] Couple and Family Relationships
FRHD*2270 [0.50] Development in Early and Middle Childhood
FRHD*3040 [0.50] Parenting: Research and Applications
NUTR*1010 [0.50] Nutrition and Society

A further 2.50 courses offered by the Department of Family Relations and Applied Nutrition (FRHD or NUTR*2050), of which at least 1.50 must be at the 3000 level or above including at least 0.50 at the 4000 level.

Note: where students have or plan to have credit for PSYC*2450, an alternative course to FRHD*2270 must be selected, in consultation with the departmental advisor, from those offered under the Family Studies (FRHD) listings