Family Studies

Spring 2019 Information

Students must:

  • review the online requirements in the Undergraduate Catalog and determine if the Minor is feasible in their academic plan. The minor requires completion of 18 credit hours (6 approved courses) and usually takes a minimum of 3 semesters.
  • attend an Information and Welcome meeting (see dates below). At this meeting, students will
    • learn about the minor and course requirements;
    • map a plan for completing the Minor,
    • be assigned a Capstone cohort and/or wait list
    • learn how to track their progression through the Minor
    • receive information about registration for approved courses
  • submit a Declaration of Minor change on MyMadison

To declare the Family Studies minor, you will need to attend one of the group advising sessions listed below:

  • Thursday, March 14th, HBS 1051 10:00 - 11:00 am
  • Friday, March 29, HBS Conference Room 2043 from 4:00 - 5:00 pm
  • Tuesday, April 2nd, HBS Conference Room from 11:00 am - noon
  • Tuesday, April 9th, HBS 4041 3:00 - 4:00 pm

For more information you may contact Terrence (Terry) Fernsler at