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Total Semester Hours Required for the Degree with Family Services Option: 120 semester hours
Semester Hours Required for FCS Major with Family Services Option: 68-74 semester hours
An accelerated BS/MS program for this major is available. Detailed information is available in the Graduate School catalog: http://catalog.eiu.edu/preview_program.php?catoid=36&poid=5553&returnto=1643
Courses required for the FCS in Family Services Option include:
(also counted in general education – social & behavioral sciences)
(See footnote *)
(Major GPA based on all Family and Consumer Sciences courses taken at EIU)
Depending on Foreign Language and Math Placement, electives may be needed to meet 120 semester hours.
*Any combination of FCS 4230 and 4235 limited to 3 semester hours maximum.