Family Studies and Child and Family Development majors earn two/three credits toward graduation by completing 120/180 hours of supervised field experience. Field experiences provide students with field-based work experience designed to build professional skills and knowledge of current issues, as well as gain valuable work experience. Field experience may be completed during the fall, spring or summer sessions.
Family Studies and Child and Family Development majors complete a six credit internship as part of their program of study. Internships offer students the opportunity to apply theories and principles from their academic program to real world situations. Internship may be completed during the fall, spring or summer sessions.
To determine if you have completed the pre-requisite courses required in order to register for FCS2020 Field Experience or FCS4290 Internship, contact Linda Dove, the undergraduate academic advisor, at or 269-387-3716.
For major faculty signature on your Field Experience or Internship approval form, contact Linda Dove at or 269-387-3716 or Bryce Dickey at or 269-387-3712.
For information on Field Experience or Internship courses and planning or for information on how to locate a Field Experience or Internship location, contact Robin Gallagher, the course instructor for the undergraduate professional experiences, at .