Family Relationships

(18-20 semester hours)


This minor examines relationships throughout the family life cycle. Courses focus on family diversity, couple relationships, sexuality, parenting, and child development. Students desiring to increase their knowledge about families in order to enhance their career opportunities, including law and medicine, will find this minor of interest.

Course Requirements


A minimum 2.0 g.p.a. is required for all courses in this minor. Courses must be taken for a grade (not credit/no-credit). This minor includes Thematic Sequences FSW 4 Children in Families and FSW 3 Families and Sexuality Across the Life Course. Students planning to take this minor should consult with the chief departmental adviser. This minor is not available to students majoring in Family Studies.


Department of Family Studies and Social Work
101 McGuffey Hall
Oxford, OH 45056