Academic Catalog 2021-2022

Human Services and Consumer Sciences Minor

Students interested in pursuing a minor through the Department of Human Services and Consumer Sciences have the option of choosing one of three concentrations: Child and Family Development, Family and Consumer Sciences, and Food and Nutrition. The minor is comprised of 21 credit hours in courses from the specific concentration area.

Only grades of “C" or better are accepted as fulfilling requirements for both the major and minor programs in HSCS.

For the Child and Family Development concentration toward the minor in Human Services and Consumer Sciences, the following courses, totaling 21 semester credit hours, are required with the grade restrictions referenced above:

CFDV 233Family Relationships3
CFDV 234Survey Early Childhood Dev3
CFDV 235/235LInteraction with Young Childrn3
CFDV 333Meth & Proc in Early Child Dev3
CFDV 432Children's Literature3
Additional CFDV restricted elective credits at the 300-level and 400-level6

For the Composite Family and Consumer Sciences concentration toward the minor in Human Services and Consumer Sciences, the following courses, totaling 21 semester credit hours, are required with the grade restrictions referenced above:

CFDV 233Family Relationships3
CT 130Clothing Behavior3
NUTR 235Introduction to Nutrition3
HSCS 233Sem in Hum Serv & Con Sci3
FCS 436Consumer Resource Mgt3
Additional HSCS, CFDV, CT or in elective credits at the 300-level or 400-level6

For the Food and Nutrition concentration toward the minor in Human Services and Consumer Sciences, the following courses, totaling 21 semester credit hours, are required with the grade restrictions referenced above:

NUTR 235Introduction to Nutrition3
NUTR 240Introduction to Food Preparation3
NUTR 336Nutrition Thru Life Cycle3
Additional restricted elective credits at the 300-level or 400-level12

To ensure quality instruction and outcome competencies, course sequence restrictions will be observed for all HSCS minors.

The University reserves the right to change any policy, fees or requirement at any time that students are enrolled. Courses are also subject to change.