A Bachelor of Science in Family Studies from TWU prepares you to interact with people of different ages and socioeconomic backgrounds to strengthen families and improve lives. Through this program, you’ll develop knowledge and skills to work effectively with people experiencing the effects of poverty, abuse, changes in family situations and more.
- Adoption and foster care agencies
- Social service agencies ranging from child to geriatric
- Outreach agencies
- Adult and child protection advocacy
Students can also choose the family studies occupational therapy (OT) track in order to prepare for a graduate-level program in occupational therapy.
- BS in Family Studies
- BS in Family Studies - Pre-OT
- BS in Family Studies - Family and Consumer Science
*The programs meet the National Council on Family Relations standards and criteria for the Provisional Certified Family Life Educator (CFLE) designation.
How to Apply
- First, apply to TWU via ApplyTexas.org and choose Child Development as your major. You can check your status through the Office of Admissions Processing.
- Participate in undergraduate orientation. This is mandatory for all first-year and transfer students with fewer than 30 credit hours.
When you apply to TWU, we will evaluate your academic achievement and preparation, as well as your standardized test scores. Admission to TWU is valid for four terms, unless you have attended another higher education institution.
Check out the links below for specific admissions information:
- How to apply
- Freshman Student Admissions
- Transfer Student Admissions
- International Student Admissions
- Other Types of Undergraduate Admissions
Questions about the admissions process? Contact the Office of Admissions Processing.
Office of Admissions
Texas Woman’s University
P.O. Box 425649
Denton, TX 76204-5649
940-898-3076 or 1-866-809-6130 ext. 3076
Online Completion Transfer Option
We work closely with multiple community colleges around the state. We offer an online completion option to allow transfer students to remain in their communities while completing a bachelor’s degree remotely.
For more information about this option, please contact our undergraduate advisor Renee Blanchard, PhD, at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (940) 898-2692.
Renee Blanchard, PhD
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