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Family and Consumer Studies

Youngstown State University (YSU)

48 months
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14249 USD/year
14249 USD/year
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About

Family and Consumer Studies from Youngstown State University (YSU) prepares you to work in a broad range of settings that serve children, families and consumers addressing the daily challenges of families and consumers.

Overview

Family and Consumer Studies from Youngstown State University (YSU) is designed to give you an in-depth study of individuals and families across the course of their life. Centering on planning, thinking and caring for and about families, the major readies you for employment in a variety of agencies and businesses.

You will be able to personalize your education through the Family and Consumer Studies major. Included in the program is a minor component, where you will select a minor to create a unique program of your own that reflects your career interests.

Graduates with Family and Consumer Studies from Youngstown State University (YSU) will be able to:

  • Use family science research and human systems theory to describe the internal dynamics of families and the interrelationships of individuals and families with their environments.
  • Identify factors that influence human development across the life span.
  • Apply appropriate technologies, critical-thinking, research methods, and communication skills to address significant family and consumer issues.
  • Use concepts of resource development, management, and sustainability to evaluate individual, family, and community resource allocation practices.
  • Analyze ethical questions that affect families and consumers.
  • Relate to others with concern and respect for diversity of family forms, cultural variations among families, and individual differences.
  • Follow professional and ethical standards in professional practice settings.
  • Evaluate public policies that impact the well-being of individuals, families, consumers, and communities.
  • Plan, implement, and evaluate educational programs serving children, families, and consumers.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Work and Family
  • Parent and Professional Relationships
  • Human Sexuality
  • Child Development
  • Individual and Family Development
  • Family Housing and Technology
  • Human Ecology Professions
  • Consumer Economics
  • Communication of Contemporary Issues
  • Family Resource Management
  • Fashion Textiles
  • Social Psychology of Clothing and Appearance
  • Food Science and Management Principles

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
67

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
67

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete online application form, please check the notes.
  • A nonrefundable $45 (US) application fee. 
  • Applicants must have graduated from high school or have successfully completed the General Education Development (GED) test to be considered for admission. 
  • Submit a high school transcript and American College Test (ACT) or Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT) scores.  
  • Applicants must have a high school grade point average of 2.00 or higher on a 4.00 point scale, have an ACT composite score of 17 or higher, or a combined SAT score of 920 or higher from the evidence-base writing and reading test, and the math test to be admitted unconditionally.
  • Proof of English Proficiency.
  • Photocopy of passport page showing Photo, Name, Date of Birth, citizenship, etc.
  • Affidavit of Financial Support Form
  • Supporting Financial documents, e.g. bank statement.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14249 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14249 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    14249 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14249 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    8249 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8249 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Youngstown

787 - 1299 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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Updated over a year ago

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