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2018 - 2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Family and Consumer Sciences, B.S.


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The Department of Family and Consumer Sciences, formerly the Department of Human Ecology, is a part of the School of Education and Urban Studies. The Department offers the Bachelor of Science degree in Family and Consumer Sciences with tracks in Fashion Merchandising and General Family and Consumer Studies. The Department prepares students with competencies and skills needed to address changes and new developments in consumer goods and services; to conduct research; and to work with communities to implement programs that improve family life.

Family and Consumer Sciences embodies three purposes in its commitment to improving the quality of life for individuals and families: enhancing students for personal development, preparing each student for family living, and educating students for professional specialization. The mission of the Department is to enhance the quality of family life in the communities served by the University.

Family and Consumer Sciences General Track


General Education Requirements


TOTAL CREDITS 41


University Requirements


TOTAL CREDITS 2


TOTAL CREDITS 12


TOTAL CREDITS 16


TOTAL CREDITS 49


TOTAL CREDIT HOURS: 120


Family and Consumer Sciences Fashion Merchandising Track


General Education Requirements


TOTAL CREDITS 41


University Requirements


TOTAL CREDITS 2


TOTAL CREDITS 12


TOTAL CREDITS 16


Family and Consumer Sciences Fashion Merchandising Track Requirements


TOTAL CREDITS 49


TOTAL CREDIT HOURS 120


Required tracks and Suggested Curriculum Sequence:


Students majoring in Family and Consumer Sciences must choose one of the following two (2) tracks.

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