Family and Consumer Sciences (FCSC)

FCSC:241 Introduction to Family and Consumer Sciences Education (3 Credits)

Introduction to the teaching of Family and Consumer Sciences in the secondary schools. Emphasis on state standards, current trends and societal factors affecting career-technical programs. (Formerly 7400:241)

FCSC:407 FCB Occupational Employment Experience (4 Credits)

Provides student with knowledge of current business and industrial practices at level minimally commensurate with employment expectations of graduates of vocational job training programs in Family and Consumer Sciences. (Formerly 7400:407)

FCSC:421 Special Problems in Family & Consumer Sciences (1-3 Credits)

Additional study or apprentice experience in specialized field or preparation; group and individual experimentation. (Formerly 7400:421)

FCSC:431 Professional Presentation Skills in Family and Consumer Sciences (3 Credits)

Prerequisites: NUTR 141 or NUTR 250. Emphasis on development of abilities and strengths in coordination of equipment, materials, motion, speech, and presentation delivery relating to education and industry in Family and Consumer Sciences. (Formerly 7400:431)

FCSC:447 Senior Seminar: Critical Issues in FCS Professional Develop (1 Credit)

Prerequisites: FCS major & senior standing. Consideration of family and consumer sciences as a profession and its impact on the quality of life of individuals, families and their environments. Analysis of challenges facing the profession and all home economists. (Formerly 7400:447)

FCSC:450 Families, Individuals & Environments (3 Credits)

Prerequisites: Family Consumer Sciences major and senior standing or completion of 90 credits. Integrative exploration of issues affecting the well-being of individuals, families, and communities in the multiple environments in which they function. (Formerly 7400:450)

FCSC:485 Seminar in Family & Consumer Sciences (1-3 Credits)

Exploration and evaluation of current developments in selected areas.

FCSC:491 Career-Technical FCS Instructional Strategies (3 Credits)

Prerequisites: EDFN 241, EDFN 200, and FCSC 220. Organization of Career-Technical Family and Consumer Sciences programs in schools grades 4-12. Emphasis on strategies, compliance with state career-technical directives, student organizations, program planning, workplace replication and classroom observations. (Formerly 7400:491)