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Bachelor of Science - Family and Consumer Sciences

Bachelor of Science in Family and Consumer Sciences 

General Education

 

Semester Hours

ACAD 101 Principles of the Learning Academy

1

Shared Skills and Proficiencies
   
Writing and Critical Thinking    
WRIT 101 Composition

3

    HMXP 102      Human Experience 3
CRTW 201 Critical Reading, Thinking & Writing

3

    Oral Communication Met in major with FACS 573 0
    Technology
     CSCI 101 & 3 from 101A, B, C, D, F, I, P & N Intro to Comp Info Processing & labs 3
    Intensive Writing See approved list 3
    Constitution Requirement See approved list; may be met with other requirement 0-3
    Physical Activity See approved list; 1
Thinking Critically Across Disciplines    
Global Perspectives Met in major with EDCI 210

0

Historical Perspectives See approved list;

3

Introducing Students to Broad Disciplinary Perspectives

 

Social Science See approved list; must include 2 designators

3

     SOCL 201 Principles of Sociology 3
Humanities and Arts See approved list;

6

Quantitative Skills and Natural Science (3 courses) 9-12
    Quantitative Skills See approved list; (3-8)
Natural Science See approved list; [Must include a lab science.  If 2 courses taken, must be in 2 different
groups:  Life, Physical, Earth.]

(3-8)

Subtotal   41-47
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  

14-21

Total  

120

     
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 355 Business Communication & Professional Development

3

SUST 102 Intro to Sustainability

3

ENTR 373 Intro to Entrepreneurship

3

 
Early Childhood Studies  

17

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 510 or 561 PBIS for the Classroom Teacher,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 or minors in good standing (a 2.5 minimum cumulative grade point average):
    • FACS 211, 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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