Family Studies

Bachelor of Science in Family Studies

TWU’s family studies program prepares you to interact with people of different ages and socioeconomic backgrounds to strengthen families and improve lives. Through this program, you’ll develop the knowledge and skills to work effectively with people who are experiencing the effects of poverty, abuse, changes in family situations and more.

Family Studies graduates have careers in:

  • Adoption and foster care agencies
  • Working with families in social service agencies ranging from child to geriatric
  • Outreach agencies
  • Adult and child protection advocacy

Degree Plans*

Bachelor of Science in Family Studies

Bachelor of Science in Family Studies (pre-OT)

*The programs meet the National Council on Family Relations standards and criteria for the Provisional Certified Family Life Educator (CFLE) designation.

Courses offered by semester (2016-2021)

Admission Requirements

Undergraduate Admission

Undergraduate admission to Texas Woman’s University is based on a number of criteria including academic achievement, academic preparation and standardized test scores. An offer of admission from TWU is valid for four terms, if the applicant has not attended another institution of higher education. If students do not attend TWU within four terms, they must reapply, pay the application fee, and submit the appropriate credentials. Applicants who would like to make changes to an application should contact the Office of Admissions Processing or complete the Application Change form. For specific undergraduate admission requirements, please refer to the links below.

Contact Information

Office of Admissions Processing
Texas Woman’s University
P. O. Box 425649
Denton, TX 76204-5649
phone: 940-TWU-3076 or 1-866-809-6130; ext. 3076


For more information

Nerissa LeBlanc Gillum, Ph.D.
Undergraduate Program Coordinator

Page last updated 3:25 PM, June 12, 2019