Academic Catalog 2021-2022

Human Servs & Consumer Sci (HSCS)

HSCS 510  Intro Grad Stud Hum Ser Con  (3 Credits)  

INTRODUCTION TO GRADUATE STUDIES IN HUMAN SERVICES and CONSUMER SCIENCES (3) Orientation, history and philosophy of Human Services and Consumer Sciences. Analysis of current programs and future direction in the fi eld. Examination of research integrative framework.

College/School: Liberal Arts & Behavioral Scie

Department: Human Serv & Consumer Sci

HSCS 511  Ind Study  (3 Credits)  

INDEPENDENT STUDY (3) Individualized work on a project in area of specialty under supervision. Major advisor and/or instructor approval required (Prerequisites: HSCS 510, HSCS 534, and satisfactory completion of Graduate English requirement).

College/School: Liberal Arts & Behavioral Scie

Department: Human Serv & Consumer Sci

HSCS 512  Sur Res Human Ser & Con Sci  (3 Credits)  

RESEARCH SEMINAR (3) Presentation of research papers and/or projects (Prerequisites: HSCS 511 and 534).

Prerequisite(s): (HSCS 510 and HSCS 534)

College/School: Liberal Arts & Behavioral Scie

Department: Human Serv & Consumer Sci

HSCS 534  Rdgs Areas Spec Hum Ser Con Sc  (3 Credits)  

READINGS IN AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION IN HUMAN SERVICES and CONSUMER SCIENCES (3) Readings in and discussion of selected studies and recent developments in Human Services and Consumer Sciences.

College/School: Liberal Arts & Behavioral Scie

Department: Human Serv & Consumer Sci

HSCS 536  Special Topics in HSCS  (3 Credits)  

SPECIAL TOPICS IN HUMAN SERVICES and CONSUMER SCIENCES (3) Selected topics in an identifi ed area of study in the Department of Human Services and Consumer Sciences (Prerequisite: instructor’s consent).

College/School: Liberal Arts & Behavioral Scie

Department: Human Serv & Consumer Sci

HSCS 631  Administration & Superv HSCS  (3 Credits)  

ADMINISTRATION and SUPERVISION OF HUMAN SERVICES and CONSUMER SCIENCES (3) Qualifi cations and responsibilities of supervisors and administrators; criteria for evaluating supervision and administration in Human Services and Consumer Sciences.

College/School: Liberal Arts & Behavioral Scie

Department: Human Serv & Consumer Sci

HSCS 632  Administration & Supervision  (3 Credits)  

College/School: Liberal Arts & Behavioral Scie

Department: Human Serv & Consumer Sci

HSCS 634  Seminar In Human Serv & Con  (3 Credits)  

SEMINAR IN HUMAN SERVICES & CONSUMER SCIENCES (3) Individual reports and discussions of proposed research and/or specific topic related to current societal issues in Human Services and Consumer Sciences. Oral presentation of scheduled seminars required. Two lecture hours and two practicum hours per week.

Prerequisite(s): (HSCS 510)

College/School: Liberal Arts & Behavioral Scie

Department: Human Serv & Consumer Sci

HSCS 635  Current Trends in Family Stud  (3 Credits)  

CURRENT TRENDS IN HUMAN SERVICES and CONSUMER SCIENCES (3) Study of recent advances and current research related to consumer behavior and changing societal needs and psychology, with particular emphasis on programs of Human Services and Consumer Sciences at various educational levels.

College/School: Liberal Arts & Behavioral Scie

Department: Human Serv & Consumer Sci

HSCS 760  Research Probs Hum Ser Con Sci  (3 Credits)  

ADVANCED RESEARCH (3) Survey of research theories, methods and processes involved in designing research studies.

College/School: Liberal Arts & Behavioral Scie

Department: Human Serv & Consumer Sci

HSCS 762  Thesis Writing  (3 Credits)  

THESIS WRITING (3) Directed individual study on Human Services and Consumer Sciences thesis topic (Prerequisite: Approval of graduate advisor required).

College/School: Liberal Arts & Behavioral Scie

Department: Human Serv & Consumer Sci