Academic Catalog 2021-2022

Family Consumer Sciences (FCS)

FCS 334  Career Opprtunities  (3 Credits)  

Career Opportunities in Family and Consumer Sciences (3) Survey of current professional opportunities and preparation for the job search process. Overview of the transition from a student to professional role. Three hours of lecture per week.

College/School: Liberal Arts & Behavioral Scie

Department: Human Serv & Consumer Sci

FCS 335  Priniples of Family Consumer  (3 Credits)  

Principles of Family and Consumer Sciences (3) Study and evaluation of the ethical principles related to the fi eld of family and consumer sciences. May be used for family life certifi cation. Three hours of lecture per week.

College/School: Liberal Arts & Behavioral Scie

Department: Human Serv & Consumer Sci

FCS 411  IND STUDY IN FAM & CONS SCI  (1 Credits)  

Independent Study in Family and Consumer Sciences (1) Independent study in an area of specialization.

College/School: Liberal Arts & Behavioral Scie

Department: Human Serv & Consumer Sci

FCS 420  IND STUDY IN FAM & CONS SCI  (2 Credits)  

Independent Study in Family and Consumer Sciences (2) Independent study in an area of specialization.

College/School: Liberal Arts & Behavioral Scie

Department: Human Serv & Consumer Sci

FCS 430  Special Topics  (3 Credits)  

Special Topics (3) Intensive study of professional interest in family & consumer sciences. With class designation, this course may be used up to four (4) times for a total of twelve (12) hours. Prerequisites: Junior Senior status or consent of instructor.

College/School: Liberal Arts & Behavioral Scie

Department: Human Serv & Consumer Sci

FCS 431  Aging & Health Needs*  (3 Credits)  

Aging and Health Needs (3) Analysis of specifi c programs and services impacting the needs of an aging population, including health care, health care management, consumer issues, public policies, and familial relations.

College/School: Liberal Arts & Behavioral Scie

Department: Human Serv & Consumer Sci

FCS 432  Program Planning and Methodology  (3 Credits)  

Program Planning and Methodology in Human Services and Consumer Sciences (3) Methods and procedures for planning, developing, and implementing programs in Human Services & Consumer Sciences. Three hours of lecture per week.

College/School: College Of Education

Department: Dept of Curriculum & Instructn

FCS 433  Methods of Teaching FCS  (3 Credits)  

College/School: Liberal Arts & Behavioral Scie

Department: Human Serv & Consumer Sci

FCS 434  Occu Prog & Public Policy  (3 Credits)  

Occupational Programs Public Policy (3) Planning and implementing programs in occupational family sciences. Study and evaluation of selected legislation and public policy related to family science and its impact of families. Three hours of lecture per week.

College/School: Liberal Arts & Behavioral Scie

Department: Human Serv & Consumer Sci

FCS 435  Communication: Fam & Marriage*  (3 Credits)  

Communication: Family and Marriage (3) Personal and professional growth and development through more effective communication within the family milieu and the marital unit. Three hours of lecture per week.

College/School: Liberal Arts & Behavioral Scie

Department: Human Serv & Consumer Sci

FCS 436  Consumer Resource Mgt  (3 Credits)  

Family Resource Management (3) Study of attitudes, concepts, skills, and understanding of consumers which contribute to their satisfaction in the choice of goods and services. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: HSCS 233.

Prerequisite(s): HSCS 233

College/School: Liberal Arts & Behavioral Scie

Department: Human Serv & Consumer Sci

FCS 437  Capstone in FCS  (3 Credits)  

College/School: Liberal Arts & Behavioral Scie

Department: Human Serv & Consumer Sci

FCS 438  Fam & Conumer Economics  (3 Credits)  

Study of consumer management principles and income distribution patterns relative to time and money use decision by the family. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: HSCS 233.

College/School: Liberal Arts & Behavioral Scie

Department: Human Serv & Consumer Sci

FCS 439  Family & Com Services  (1 Credits)  

Utilization of family and consumer sciences perspectives in family service agencies within government, public, and private sectors. One hour of lecture per week. Prerequisite: HSCS 233 and FCS 436.

College/School: Liberal Arts & Behavioral Scie

Department: Human Serv & Consumer Sci

FCS 439L  Family & Comm Serv Lab  (2 Credits)  

Practicum to accompany FCS 439. Four hours per week. Prerequisites: HSCS 233 and FCS 436.

Prerequisite(s): (HSCS 233 and FCS 436)

College/School: Liberal Arts & Behavioral Scie

Department: Human Serv & Consumer Sci

FCS 440  SEMINAR IN HUMAN DEVELOPMENT  (3 Credits)  

Independent study in area of specialization.

College/School: Liberal Arts & Behavioral Scie

Department: Human Serv & Consumer Sci

FCS 441  CAPSTONE FAM & CONSUMER SC  (3 Credits)  

Comprehensive study of the integrative, synergistic nature of the field of family sciences from a historical, theoretical, and practical perspective. The Senior Exit Examiniation also administered. Prerequisite: SeniorStatus.

College/School: Liberal Arts & Behavioral Scie

Department: Human Serv & Consumer Sci