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: FOLG 1411 and FOLG 14128
FOLG 2311Intermediate Foreign Language 13
FOLG 2312Intermed Foreign Language II 23
Fine Arts (Advanced): Select course from degree in Fine Arts in the area of Dance, Music, Theatre, Art, or Computer Animation or PHIL 33663
PHIL 1301Introduction To Philosophy3
or PHIL 2306 Contemporary Moral Issues
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 Design 43
FACS 1441Food Preparation And Selection4
FACS 2369Introduction To Textiles3
FACS 3445Quan Food Pur Prep & Ser4
FACS 3369Family Relationships3
FACS 4369Internship3
MATH 1314Pre Calculus Algebra 33
or MATH 1332 College Mathematics
FACS Advanced Electives15
Electives (11 of these hours must be 3000- or 4000-level.)20-21
Total Hours120-122
1

Satisfies Core Curriculum requirement for Component Area IV (Language, Philosophy, and Culture).

2

 Satisfies Core Curriculum requirement for Component Area IX (Component Area Option).

3

 Satisfies Core Curriculum requirement for Component Area II (Mathematics)

4

Satisfies Core Curriculum requirement for Component Area V (Creative Arts).

Notes:
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
1

 FACS 1360 is a prerequisite for FACS 3378 and satisfies Core Component Area V.

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 and Life Cycle Nutri3
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 and Life Cycle Nutri3
SOCI 3365Sociology Of Health & Illness 13
FACS 4333Child Dev & Guidance3
FACS 4372Resource Management3
COMS 4386Family Communication3
1

SOCI 1301 or SOCI 2319 are prerequisites for SOCI 3365. SOCI 1301 satisfies Core Component Area VIII, and SOCI 2319 satisfies Core Component Area IV.

Notes:

FACS 1367 or FACS 2362 is a prerequisite for FACS 3339

COMS 2386 is a prerequisite for COMS 4386.

First Year
FallHoursSpringHours
ENGL 130113ENGL 130213
FACS 136023FACS 13303
FACS 14414HIST 130223
HIST 130133Component Area III 4
MATH 1314 or 133243Component Area IX 1
 16 14
Second Year
FallHoursSpringHours
FACS 1331 or 24413-4FACS 23693
FACS 23683FOLG 1412 (same field)74
FOLG 14114POLS 230663
PHIL 1301 or 230653Component Area III 4
POLS 230563 
 16-17 14
Third Year
FallHoursSpringHours
Advanced Fine Arts3FACS 33393
FACS 34454FACS Advanced Elective3
FACS Advanced Electives3FOLG 2312 (same field)3
FOLG 2311 (same field)3General Elective/Minor6
Component Area VIII 3 
 16 15
Fourth Year
FallHoursSpringHours
Advanced Electives/Minor6-7Advanced Electives/Minor6
FACS 43623FACS 43693
FACS Advanced Elective/Minor6FACS Advanced Electives3
 General Electives/Minor2
 15-16 14
Total Hours: 120-122
1

 Satisfies Core Curriculum requirement for Component Area I (Communication).

2

 Satisfies Core Curriculum requirement for Component Area V (Creative Arts).

3

 Satisfies Core Curriculum requirement for Component Area VI (U.S. History).

4

 Satisfies Core Curriculum requirement for Component Area II (Mathematics).

5

 Satisfies the Core Curriculum requirement for Component Area IV (Language, Philosophy, and Culture).

6

 Satisfies Core Curriculum requirement for Component Area VII (Political Science/Government).

7

 Satisfies Core Curriculum requirement for three hours of Component Area IX (Component Area Option).

Notes:
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.