How can I set up an appointment with an advisor to discuss the Family Science major? You can call our Undergraduate Coordinator, Zainab Okolo, at 301.405.4003 to set up a time to meet with her. She can also be reached by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Ms. Okolo will assign most students another faculty advisor after an initial orientation meeting.
How do I find out who my advisor is? You can call our Undergraduate Coordinator, Zainab Okolo, at 301.405.4003 or email@example.com, and she can tell you who your advisor is.
Does the department have walk-in advising?
No. You need to contact your advisor and set up an appointment time with them. If you do not know who your advisor is, please contact our Undergraduate Coordinator, Zainab Okolo, at 301.405.4003 or firstname.lastname@example.org, and she can tell you who your advisor is.
Can I minor in Family Science?
Our department currently does not offer a minor in Family Science. The required coursework for the major is 45 credits, which many students can complete in addition to another major.
What are the requirements for a double major in Family Science? In order to double major in Family Science, you must complete the 45
credits of required coursework in Family Science in addition to the
requirements of your primary major. Some of those 45 Family Science credits will
overlap with your primary major credits if your primary major is Psychology, Criminology and Criminal Justice, or
Sociology. You can count these overlapping credits toward the requirements of each major.
What do I need to do if I want to enroll in another institution during the summer? For an exception to policy you can fill out the Dean's Exception to Policy Request online form. Complete this form and return it to Erin Thiel, Director of Student Services, School of Public Health, Room 1242 SPHL.
How do I obtain an internship placement and contract?
Information about the Family Science internship program, including the internship database, contract, and deadlines, can be found on the Internship Program page on our website. Additional questions can be answered by our Undergraduate Coordinator, Zainab Okolo, at 301.405.4003 or email@example.com.