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Bachelor of Science - Family and Consumer Sciences

Bachelor of Science - Family and Consumer Sciences 

General Education Courses

 

Semester Hours

ACAD 101 Principles of the Learning Academy

1

Critical Skills    
Writing and Critical Thinking    
WRIT 101,CRTW 201 Composition, Crit Reading, Thinking & Writing

6

Quantitative Skills    
MATH 150 Introduction to Discrete Mathematics

3

Technology    
CSCI 101 and 3 from 101 A, B, C or P Intro to Computers & Info Proc, Powerpoint, Excel, Access, Programming

3

Oral Communication Met in major with FACS 573

0

Logic/Language/Semiotics    
MATH  and an elective See approved list

6

Skills for Common Experience and Thinking Across Disciplines  
HMXP 102 The Human Experience: Who Am I?

3

Global Perspectives See approved list

3

Historical Perspectives See approved list

3

Developing Critical Skills and Applying them to Disciplines  
Social Science    
PSYC 101 General Psychology

3

SOCL 101 or 201 Social Problems, Prin of Sociology,

3

PLSC 201 or ECON 103 American Govt or Intro to Pol Economy

3

Humanities and Arts See approved list

3

ENGL 211 or 330 Major Am Authors, Women & Lit

3

Natural Science    
Earth or Physical Science See approved list

3

BIOL 150/151 Elements of Living Sys/Investigations into Liv Sys

4

Intensive Writing See approved list

3

    Constitution Requirement Met in another area with PLSC 201 or ECON 103

0

Professional Courses (C or better in each course required and cannot be taken on the S/U basis)

41

FACS 101 Intro to Family and Consumer Sciences

1

FACS 211 Product Construction and Design

3

FACS 350 Parenting Through the Lifespan

3

FACS 401 Consumer Economics

3

FACS 495 Internship in FACS

6

FACS 500 Family Life Education

3

FACS 501 Residential Technology

3

FACS 502 Family Resource Management

3

FACS 573 Career Education

3

     
EDCI 210 Home-School Comm Partnerships with Diverse Families

3

NUTR 221 Human Nutrition

3

NUTR 231 Food Composition

3

NUTR 232 Food Composition Laboratory

1

SOCL 305 Marriage and the Family

3

 
Specialization  

17-18

Electives  

12-13

Total  

124

     
Specializations:    
 
Adolescent Studies  

18

SOCL 332 Sociology of Conflict and Conflict Resolution

3

SOCL 314 Race and Ethnic Relations

3

EDUC 200 Developmental Sciences and the Context of Poverty

3

PSYC 213 Abnormal Psychology

3

HLTH 300 Personal and Community Health

3

HLTH 501 Substance Abuse Education

3

 
Consumer Studies  

18

MGMT 321 Management and Leadership 

3

MCOM 241 Media Writing

3

MCOM 370 Public Relations Principles

3

MGMT 425 Training and Development

3

SOCL 310 Sociology of the Environment

3

ENTR 373 Intro to Entrepreneurship

3

 
Early Childhood Studies  

18

EDCI 320 Early Intervention for Young Children with Special Needs

 2

ECED 300 Foundations of Early Childhood Education

3

ECED 395 Creative Activities for Young Children

3

EDUC 200 Developmental Sci and Context of Poverty

3

SPED 281 Intro to Special Education

3

SPED 561 Children with Learning Disabilities

3

  1. Entering freshmen can declare Family and Consumer Sciences as a major.
  2. All Family and Consumer Sciences students must achieve a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5 prior to registering for any Family and Consumer Sciences courses except FACS 101.
  3. All Family and Consumer Sciences students must select a specialization—Adolescent Studies, Consumer Studies, or Early Childhood Studies.
Additional Requirements:
  1. Students must meet all University requirements and earn a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 or greater in order to graduate.
  2. The following courses are restricted to Family and Consumer Sciences majors in good standing (a 2.5 minimum cumulative grade point average):
    • FACS 211, FACS 350, 401, 495, 500, 501, 502 and 573.
  3. Complete a minimum of 40 hours of courses numbered above 299. In order to meet this University requirement, students may have to take courses above 299 as their electives.

For additional degree requirements, please visit the Degree Requirements page.

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