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

Bachelor of Science, 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 V (Creative Arts)3
Component Area VI (U.S. History)6
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
CHEM 1406Inorganic & Envir Chemistry 24
or CHEM 1411 General Chemistry I
MATH 1314Pre Calculus Algebra 13
or MATH 1332 College Mathematics
MATH Elective3
Natural Sciences8
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 33
FACS 1441Food Preparation And Selection4
FACS 2369Introduction To Textiles3
FACS 3369Family Relationships3
FACS 3445Quan Food Pur Prep & Ser4
FACS 4369Internship3
FACS Advanced Electives15
Electives (14 of these hours must be Junior or Senior level.)23
Total Hours120-121
1

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

2

Satisfies 4 hours of the Core Curriculum requirement for Component Area III (Life and Physical Science).

3

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.

FACS 3369 and FACS 4362 require junior standing.

FACS 4369 requires departmental approval and 100 hours of coursework completed.

FACS 2441 is a prerequisite for FACS 3445

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

FACS in Business/Event Planning
FACS 3376Textile Science3
FACS 3377Codes,Stndrds & Facility Maint3
FACS 3378Fashion Promotion3
FACS 4370Adv Food Sys Org & Mngt3
FACS 4372Resource Management3

Notes

FACS 3364 is recommended for this career path.

FACS 3364 requires 45 hours of course work completed.

FACS 1360 is a prerequisite for FACS 3378 and satisfies Core Curriculum requirement for Component Area V (Creative Arts).

FACS 4372 requires Junior Standing.

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 3364 is also recommended for this career path.

FACS 1367 or FACS 2362 is a prerequisite for FACS 3339

FACS 1360 is a prerequisite for FACS 3330.

FACS 4333 and FACS 4372 requires Junior Standing.

FACS in Family Service
FACS 3339Community and Life Cycle Nutri3
FACS 4372Resource Management3
FACS 4333Child Dev & Guidance3
COMS 4386Family Communication3
SOCI 3365Sociology Of Health & Illness3

Notes

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

FACS 4372 requires Junior Standing.

COMS 2386 is a prerequisite for COMS 4386.

SOCI 1301 is a prerequisite for SOCI 3365 and satisfies the Core Curriculum requirement for Component Area VIII (Social and Behavioral Sciences).

First Year
FallHoursSpringHours
ENGL 130113ENGL 130213
FACS 136023FACS 13303
FACS 14414HIST 130233
HIST 130133Component Area III 4
MATH 1314 or 133243Component Area IX 1
 16 14
Second Year
FallHoursSpringHours
FACS 1331 or 24413-4FACS 23693
FACS 23683MATH Elective3
POLS 230553POLS 230653
Component Area IV 3Lab Science (Deg Spec)4
Component Area III 4 
 16-17 13
Third Year
FallHoursSpringHours
FACS 34454FACS 33693
FACS Advanced Elective3FACS Advanced Elective3
Lab Science (Degree Spec)4General Electives/Minor4
Advanced Electives/Minor3Component Area IX 3
Component Area VIII 3 
 17 13
Fourth Year
FallHoursSpringHours
FACS 43623FACS 43693
FACS Advanced Electives6FACS Advanced Elective3
Advanced Electives/Minor6Advanced Electives/Minor6
 General Electives/Minor4
 15 16
Total Hours: 120-121
2

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

1

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

3

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

4

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

5

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