Bachelor of Arts, Major in Family and Consumer Sciences (General)

Bachelor of Arts, Major in Family and Consumer Sciences (General)
Core Curriculum
Component Area I (Communication)6
Component Area II (Mathematics)3
Component Area III (Life and Physical Science)8
Component Area IV (Language, Philosophy, and Culture)3
Component Area VI (U.S. History)6
Component Area V (Creative Arts)3
Component Area VII (Political Science/Government)6
Component Area VIII (Social and Behavioral Sciences)3
Component Area IX (Component Area Option)4
Degree Specific Requirements
Foreign Language first two courses: WOLC 1411 and WOLC 14128
MATH 1314Pre Calculus Algebra 13
or MATH 1332 College Mathematics
PHIL 1301Introduction to Philosophy3
or PHIL 2306 Contemporary Moral Issues
Fine Arts (Advanced): Select course from degree in Fine Arts in the area of Dance, Music, Theatre, Art, or Computer Animation or PHIL 33663
WOLC 2311Intermediate Foreign Language (same field) 23
Major Core
FACS 2368Consumer Education3
FACS 4362Presentation Techniques3
Major
FACS 1330Intro Soft Textiles Constructn3
FACS 1331Intro To Hospitality Industry3-4
or FACS 2441 Meal Management In Hospitality
FACS 1360Basic Principles of Design3
FACS 1441Food Preparation And Selection4
FACS 2369Introduction To Textiles3
FACS 3369Family Relationships3
FACS 3445Quan Food Pur Prep & Ser4
FACS 4369Internship3
FACS Advanced Electives15
General Electives/Minor: 11 hours must be 3000 or 4000 level courses.17-18
Total Hours123-125

Note: Students who plan to become teacher certified in FACS post-graduation should closely follow the FACS courses as outlined in the teacher certification program for this department.

To fulfill the FACS hours required of the major, the following courses are recommended for specific career paths:

FACS in Business/Event Planning
FACS 3376Textile Science3
FACS 3377Codes,Stndrds & Facility Maint3
FACS 3378Fashion Promotion 13
FACS 4370Adv Food Sys Org & Mngt3
FACS 4372Resource Management3

FACS 3364 is also recommended for this career path, which requires FACS 1360 and the completion of 45 hours of course work.

FACS in Extension
FACS 3330Patternmaking & Apparel Produc3
FACS 3339Community Nutrition3
FACS 3376Textile Science3
FACS 4333Child Dev & Guidance3
FACS 4372Resource Management3

Notes
FACS 1367 or FACS 2362 is a prerequisite for FACS 3339.

FACS 3364 is also recommended for this career path, which requires FACS 1360 and the completion of 45 hours of course work.

FACS in Family Service
FACS 3339Community Nutrition3
SOCI 3365Sociology Of Health & Illness 13
FACS 4333Child Dev & Guidance3
FACS 4372Resource Management3
COMS 4386Family Communication3

Notes
FACS 1367 or FACS 2362 is a prerequisite for FACS 3339

COMS 2386 is a prerequisite for COMS 4386.

First Year
FallHoursSpringHours
ENGL 130113Component Area III4
FACS 13603Component Area IX4
FACS 14414ENGL 130213
HIST 130123FACS 13303
MATH 1314 or 133233HIST 130223
 16 17
Second Year
FallHoursSpringHours
FACS 1331 or 24413-4Component Area III4
FACS 23683FACS 23693
PHIL 1301 or 23063POLS 230643
POLS 230543WOLC 1412 (same field)4
WOLC 14114 
 16-17 14
Third Year
FallHoursSpringHours
Component Area VIII3Component Area V3
Advanced Fine Arts53FACS 33393
FACS 34454FACS Advanced Elective3
FACS Advanced Electives3General Elective/Minor3
WOLC 2311 (same filed)63 
 16 12
Fourth Year
FallHoursSpringHours
Advanced Electives/Minor6-7Advanced Electives/Minor6
FACS 43623FACS 43693
FACS Advanced Elective6FACS Advanced Electives3
 General Electives/Minor2
 15-16 14
Total Hours: 120-122

Note: Students who plan to become teacher certified in FACS post-graduation should closely follow the courses as outlined in the teacher certification program for the FACS department.