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Bachelor of Science in Family Science – Completion Program

Major: Family Life Education

The Bachelor of Science in Family Science degree requires 124 credit hours. At least 32 of those hours must be earned at Miami, including 12 of the final 30 credit hours. Provided here are both a suggested term-by-term course map and a list of course equivalencies.

Term-by-Term Suggested Courses

Year 1–CSCC
First Semester Second Semester
COLS 1100 First Year Experience Seminar 1 ENGL 2367 Composition II 3
ENGL 110 Composition I 3 STAT 1450 The Practice of Statistics 4
MATH 1116 Math for Liberal Arts 3 Elective 3
PSY 1100 Intro to Psychology 3 SOC 2280: American Race and Ethnic Relations 3
Visual/Performing Arts 3 Elective 3
SOC 1101 Introduction to Sociology 3
Total: 16 Total: 16
Year 2–CSCC
First Semester Second Semester
Literature, Cultures & Ideas 3 Biological Science 3-4
Physical Science 3-5 HIST 1182 World Civilization since 1800 3
HIST 1181 World Civilization to 1800 3 SAHS 2251 Social Welfare and Policy 3
Elective 3 Elective 3
Elective 3 Elective 3
Total: 16 Total: 15
Year 3–Miami University
First Semester Second Semester
FSW 261 Diverse Family Systems 3 FSW 481 Adolescent Development 3
FSW 245 Children & Families 3 FSW 418 Family Life Education Methods 3
FSW 295 Research Methods 3 FSW 361 Couple Relationships 3
FSW 365 Family Sexuality Education 3 Advanced Writing Course 3
Elective 3-4 Thematic Sequence Course 3
Total: 15-16 Total: 15
Year 4–Miami University
First Semester Second Semester
FSW 475 Family Theories 3 FSW 494 Internship 3
FSW 442 Family Resource Management 3 FSW 490 Professional Issues in FS 3
FSW 466 Adulthood and Aging 3 FSW 451 Family Violence 3
Thematic Sequence Course 3 Thematic Sequence Course 3
Elective 3-4 Elective 3-4
Total: 15-16 Total: 15-16

Depending on courses and electives selected, credit hour totals may vary. As of fall 2017, students must have earned at least 124 credit hours to be eligible for graduation.

Course Choices

Visual/Performing Arts (3 hours) – CSCC

  • THEA 1100
  • HART 1201
  • HART 1202
  • MUS 1251

Literature, Cultures & Ideas (3 hours) – CSCC

  • ENGL 2261
  • CLAS 1222
  • CLAS 1224
  • CLAS 1225
  • ENGL 2201
  • ENGL 2202
  • ENGL 2220
  • ENGL 2260
  • ENGL 2261
  • ENGL 2290
  • ENGL 2291
  • PHIL 1101
  • PHIL 1130

Biological Sciences

  • BIO 1111
  • BIO 1112
  • BIO 1113
  • BIO 1114
  • BIO 2215

Physical Science

  • CHEM 1171
  • GEOG 1900
  • GEOG 2300
  • GEOL 1101
  • GEOL 1105
  • GEOL 1151
  • PHYS 1103
  • PHYS 1200

Advanced Writing Course (3 hours) – MIAMI

  • ENG 224
  • ENG 225
  • ENG 226
  • ENG 313
  • ENG 315
  • ENG 317
  • IMS 317
  • ENG 319

Course Equivalency List

The matches below indicate specific courses you may be awarded after successfully completing those courses and transferring to Miami University.

Course Equivalency
Columbus State Community College Miami University
Course Number Course Title Credits Course Number Course Title Credits
COLS 1100 First Year Experience Seminar 1 UNV 101 I Am Miami 1
ENGL 1100 Composition I 3 ENG 111 Composition and Literature 3
MATH 1148 College Algebra 3 MTH elective MTH elective 3
PSY1100 Intro to Psychology 3 PSY 111 Intro to Psychology 3
SOC 1101 Introduction to Sociology 3 SOC 151 Social Relations 3
ENGL 2367 Composition II 3 ENG 112 Composition and Literature 3
HIST 1181 World Civ II since 1500 3 HST 197 World History to 1500 3
HIST 1182 American Race & Ethnic Relations 3 HST 198 World History Since 1500 3
SOC 2380 Introduction to Theatre 3 SOC 348 Race and Ethnic Relations 3
THEA 1100 History of Art I 3 THE 191 Experiencing Theatre 3
HART 1201 History of Art II 3 ART 187 History of Western Art: Prehistoric to Gothic 3
HART 1202 Survey of Music History 3 ART 188 History of Western Art: Renaissance to Modern 3
MUS 1251 Introduction to Fiction 3 MUS 189 Great Ideas in Western Music 3
ENGL 2261 Classical Mythology 3 ENG 124 Introduction to Fiction 3
CLAS 1222 Classical Civilization: Greece 3 CLS 121 Introduction to Classical Mythology 3
CLAS 1224 Classical Civilization Rome 3 CLS 101 Greek Civilization in its Mediterranean Context 3
CLAS 1225 British Literature I 3 CLS 102 Roman Civilization 3
ENGL 2201 British Literature I 3 ENG 273 English Lit. 1660-1900 3
ENGL 2202 British Literature II 3 ENG 274 English Lit. 1900-Present 3
ENGL 2220 Introduction to Shakespeare 3 ENG 134 Introduction to Shakespeare 3
ENGL 2260 Introduction to Poetry 3 ENG 123 Introduction to Poetry 3
ENGL 2261 Introduction to Fiction 3 ENG 124 Introduction to Fiction 3
ENGL 2290 US Literature I 3 ENG 275 American Lit. to 1900 3
ENGL 2291 US Literature II 3 ENG elective ENG elective 3
PHIL 1101 Introduction to Philosophy 3 PHL 105 Theories of Human Nature 3
PHIL 1130 Ethics 3 PHL 131 Introduction to Ethics 3
BIO 1111 Introduction to Biology 4 BIO elective BIO elective 4
BIO 1112 Human Biology 4 BIO 161 Principles of Human Physiology 4
BIO 1113 Biological Sciences I 4 BIO 116 Biological Concepts: Structure, Function, Cellular, and Molecular Biology 4
BIO 1114 Biological Sciences II 4 BIO 115 Biological Concepts: Ecology, Evolution, Genetics, and Diversity 4
BIO 2215 Introduction to Microbiology 4 MBI 161 Elementary Medical Microbiology 4
CHEM 1171 General Chemistry I 5

CHM 141

CHM 144

College Chemistry

College Chemistry Laboratory

4

1

GEOG 1900 Introduction to Weather & Climate 4

PHY 103

PHY 118

Concepts in Physics Laboratory

Introduction to Atmospheric Science

1

3

GEOG 2300 Introduction to Physical Geography 3 GEO 121 Earth's Physical Environment 3
GEOG 1101 Introduction to Earth Science 4 GEO 121 Earth's Physical Environment 4
GEOL 1105 Geology and the National Parks 3 GLG 141 Geology of US National Parks 3
GEOL 1151 Natural Disasters 3 GLG 121 Environmental Geology 3
PHYS 1103 World of Energy 3 PHY 121 Energy and Environment 3
PHYS 1200 Algebra-Based Physics I 5

PHY 161

PHY elective

Physics for the Life Sciences with Laboratory I

PHY elective

4

1

CHIN 1101 Beginning Chinese I 4 CHI 101 Elementary Chinese 4
CHIN 1102 Beginning Chinese II 4 CHI 102 Elementary Chinese 4
CHIN 1103 Beginning Chinese III 4 CHI 201 Second Year Chinese 4
FREN 1101 Beginning French I 4 FRE 101 Elementary French 4
FREN 1102 Beginning French II 4 FRE 102 Elementary French 4
FREN 1103 Intermediate French 4 FRE 201 Intermediate French 4
GERM 1101 Beginning German I 4 GER 101 Beginning German 4
GERM 1102 Beginning German II 4 GER 102 Beginning German 4
GERM 1103 Intermediate German 4 GER 201 Second Year German 4