2011-2012 Graduate Catalog 
    Mar 02, 2021  
2011-2012 Graduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Human Sciences

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Program Description

The mission of the graduate program in Human Sciences is to provide an indepth, specialized program of study in Child and Family Studies, Family Financial Planning, Nutrition and Food Science, Merchandising, or Family and Consumer Sciences Education. The specializations in Family Financial Planning, Merchandising, and Family and Consumer Sciences Education are offered through GPIdea, a consortium of eleven land grant institutions located in the Midwest. Students take course work from most or all institutions including: North Dakota State University, South Dakota State University, Montana State University, Iowa State University, University of Nebraska, Kansas State University, Oklahoma State University, Texas Tech, Michigan State University, University of Missouri, and Colorado State University. All courses are delivered via distance education. The degree granted is the Master of Science in Education and Human Sciences. An understanding of the research process is developed throughout graduate courses and other research requirements.

Available Options for Graduate Degrees

Master of Science: Option A
                               Option B
                               Option C

Option C requires a written examination prior to oral examination. Other options may require written examination. Please discuss with your major advisor.

Core Requirements for Master of Science

For details see specific programs: Biological Sciences and Family and Consumer Sciences.

Core Requirements for Doctor of Philosophy

For details see specific programs: Biological Sciences.

Additional Admission Requirements

GRE: not required
TOEFL: Department Requirements of 525 paper-based, 197 computer-based, 71 Internet-based

Family Financial Planning requires three reference letters.

General Requirements (Master’s and PhD)

Graduate students should consult with their advisor before registering for graduate work.

See Master’s Degree Requirements and Doctor of Philosophy Degree Requirements.

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