1104 Professional Perspectives
Introduction to Family and Consumer Sciences as a field of study, historic development, interdisciplinary nature, integrative perspectives; formulation of individual plans for education and career; overview of professional opportunities within business, education, research, and service agencies.
1231 Principles of Art and Design as Applied to Family and Consumer Sciences - (Cross-listed as FCS 1331)
1301 Food Science
A study of the physical and chemical changes that occur during preparation of food and its products. Preservation of nutritional content and food selection are also covered. (2-2)
1311 Apparel Production and Evaluation
Principles of clothing construction and evaluation of techniques; pattern selection, alteration, fitting, coordinating fabrics and component parts by application of ready-to-wear techniques.
1315 Individual and Family Development
A study of individual development, interpersonal and intra-family relationships, and development of the family throughout the life cycle. (3-0)
2310 Textile Science - (Cross-listed as FCS 1310)
Prerequisite(s): CHE 1405. The structure and performance of fabrics; examination of fibers, yarns, fabrication finishes and the processes used to enhance the aesthetics and functional aspects of the fabrics.
A study of the elements in foods essential for optimum health, quality diets, fad diets, and computer analysis of diets. (3-0) (Fee)
2355 Child Development
A study of physical, intellectual, emotional, and social development during childhood and adolescence. (3-0) (Fee)
2371 Apparel Analysis
Study of factors which affect the wholesale cost, specification buying, and merchandise selection category. (3-0)
2380 Meal Management
Prerequisite(s): FCS 1301, 2351, or consent of instructor. Management of meal planning, preparation, and service. Emphasis on equipment usage and maintenance; time, money nutrient management. (2-2)
3350 Individual and Family Financial Management
Study of individual and family financial decisions, planning and management. (3-0)
3356 Family Development
A study of the societal changes which affect families over the life cycle. Emphasis is placed on effective communication and knowledgeable choices regarding marriage, parenting divorce, family crises and aging. (3-0)
Prerequisite(s): CS 1231 or comparable hours in art. Functional and economical house planning, including selection and arrangement of furnishings and equipment.
4340 Resource Management
Prerequisite(s): FCS 2380, 3350, or consent of instructor. Emphasis on a systems approach to time, energy, and resource management. Strategies for maximizing management influences on individual and family welfare. Designed to include occupational competencies and analyze career and job opportunities. (3-0)