Academic Catalog 2022-2023

Human Services and Consumer Sciences Family and Consumer Sciences Concentration Certification, Bachelor of Science

The University Core Curriculum is the same across all undergraduate bachelor's programs.   Please consult the academic advisor for your designated major before selecting courses in this area.

Summary

General Education Core Curriculum42
Major Requirements20
Other Requirements31
Certification27
Total Hours120

General Education Core Curriculum (Standard)1

Communication
ENGL 1301Freshman English I3
ENGL 1302Freshman English II3
Mathematics
MATH 1314College Algebra3
Life and Physical Sciences
BIOL 1308Survey of Life Science3
GEOL 1303Introduction To The Earth3
Language, Philosophy, and Culture
ENG 2XX 33
Creative Arts
MUSI 1315Fine Arts In Daily Living3
American History
HIST 1301Soc & Pol Hist US to 18773
HIST 1302Soc & Pol Hist US Since 18773
Government/Political Science
POLS 2305American Government3
POLS 2306Texas Government3
Social and Behavioral Sciences
PSYC 2301General Psychology3
Institutional Options
COMM 1321Business & Professional Comm3
or COMM 1315 Public Address
EDCI 210Ins Tec 43
Total Hours42
1

Students should be advised by a major advisor prior to registering for any credit, particularly any core curriculum credit as listed.

2

(N) represents the number of course credits.

3

ENGL 2332 World Literature I, ENGL 2333 World Literature II, ENGL 2326 American Literature, or ENGL 2328 African-American Literature 

4

Courses in bold are required for students with focus in Human Development and Family Studies with Certification

Major Requirements

HSCS 233Sem in Hum Serv & Con Sci3
FCS 334Career Opprtunities3
FCS 431Aging & Health Needs*3
FCS 433Methods of Teaching FCS3
or FCS 440 SEMINAR IN HUMAN DEVELOPMENT
FCS 436Consumer Resource Mgt3
FCS 437Capstone in FCS3
FCS 438Fam & Conumer Economics3
or FCS 435 Communication: Fam & Marriage*
Total Hours21

Other Requirements

Select one of the following: 13
Environmental Design
and Environ Design Lab
Intro To Housing
and Intro To Housing Lab
AD 435Interior Space & Equipment Pln 23
or FCS 432 Program Planning and Methodology
CFDV 233Family Relationships3
CFDV 234Survey Early Childhood Dev3
CFDV 436Parenting3
Select one of the following:3
Basic Cloth Concepts
and Basic Cloth Concepts Lab
Clothing Behavior
Occu Prog & Public Policy
NUTR 235Introduction to Nutrition3
NUTR 240Introduction to Food Preparation 33
or CFDV 334 Pre-Adolescent/Adolescent Dev
HED 477Human Sexuality3
SPED 309Survey Exceptional Education I3
or SPED 370 Survey Exceptional EducationII
FS 102Freshman Seminar/ first Year Experience1
Total Hours31
1

Courses in bold are required for students with focus in Human Development and Family Studies with Certification

Certification Program

EDCI 310Field Based I Perf Focus Tchng3
EDCI 328Field Based -II Perf Focus Tch3
EDCI 339Classrm Mngt3
EDCI 340Ins Tec II3
EDCI 350Desgng & Implg Inst/Assessment3
EDCI 464DIR STU TCH HS6
RDG 400Con Are Rdg3
RDG 401Div Pop3
Total Hours27
Plan of Study Grid
First Year
First SemesterHours
ENGL 1301 Freshman English I 3
MATH 1314 College Algebra 3
BIOL 1308 Survey of Life Science 3
COMM 1321
Business & Professional Comm
or Public Address
3
HSCS 233 Sem in Hum Serv & Con Sci 3
FS 102 Freshman Seminar/ first Year Experience 1
 Hours16
Second Semester
ENGL 1302 Freshman English II 3
MUSI 1315 Fine Arts In Daily Living 3
GEOL 1303 Introduction To The Earth 3
PSYC 2301 General Psychology 3
CFDV 233 Family Relationships 3
 Hours15
Second Year
Third Semester
POLS 2305 American Government 3
HIST 1301 Soc & Pol Hist US to 1877 3
ENG 2XX 3
FCS 334 Career Opprtunities 3
CFDV 234 Survey Early Childhood Dev 3
 Hours15
Fourth Semester
POLS 2306 Texas Government 3
HIST 1302 Soc & Pol Hist US Since 1877 3
EDCI 210 Ins Tec 3
NUTR 235 Introduction to Nutrition 3
Select one of the following: 3
Environmental Design
and Environ Design Lab
Intro To Housing
and Intro To Housing Lab
Interaction with Young Childrn
and Interact with Young Child Lab 1
 Hours15
Third Year
Fifth Semester
NUTR 240
Introduction to Food Preparation 1
or Pre-Adolescent/Adolescent Dev
3
FCS 431 Aging & Health Needs* 3
EDCI 339 Classrm Mngt 3
EDCI 310 Field Based I Perf Focus Tchng 3
AD 435
Interior Space & Equipment Pln 1
or Program Planning and Methodology
3
 Hours15
Sixth Semester
SPED 309
Survey Exceptional Education I
or Survey Exceptional EducationII
3
EDCI 328 Field Based -II Perf Focus Tch 3
EDCI 340 Ins Tec II 3
EDCI 350 Desgng & Implg Inst/Assessment 3
Select one of the following: 3
Basic Cloth Concepts
and Basic Cloth Concepts Lab 1
Clothing Behavior
Occu Prog & Public Policy
 Hours15
Fourth Year
Seventh Semester
HED 477 Human Sexuality 3
RDG 400 Con Are Rdg 3
RDG 401 Div Pop 3
FCS 438
Fam & Conumer Economics
or Communication: Fam & Marriage*
3
FCS 433
Methods of Teaching FCS
or SEMINAR IN HUMAN DEVELOPMENT
3
 Hours15
Eighth Semester
EDCI 464 DIR STU TCH HS 6
"FCS 437 Capstone in FCS" 2
CFDV 436 Parenting 3
FCS 436 Consumer Resource Mgt 3
 Hours14
 Total Hours120
1

Courses required for students with focus in Human Development and Family Studies with Certification