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
BIOL 14
CHEM 1406Inorganic & Envir Chemistry 14
or CHEM 1411 General Chemistry I
MATH 1314Pre Calculus Algebra 23
or MATH 1332 College Mathematics
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
Electives -14 hours must be 3000 or 4000 level courses.31
Total Hours120-121

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.

FACS 4372 requires Junior standing.

FACS in Extension
FACS 3330Patternmaking & Apparel Produc3
FACS 3339Community Nutrition3
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
COMS 4386Family Communication3
FACS 3339Community Nutrition3
FACS 4333Child Dev & Guidance3
FACS 4372Resource Management3
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 130113Component Area IX1
FACS 13603CHEM 140644
FACS 14414ENGL 130213
HIST 130123FACS 13303
MATH 1314 or 133233HIST 130223
 16 14
Second Year
FallHoursSpringHours
Component Area IV3Component Area V3
FACS 1331 or 24413-4BIOL44
FACS 23683FACS 23693
POLS 230553POLS 230653
 12-13 13
Third Year
FallHoursSpringHours
Component Area VIII3Component Area IX3
Advanced Electives/Minor3FACS 33693
FACS 34454FACS Advanced Elective3
FACS Advanced Elective3General Electives/Minor8
General Elective/Minor4 
 17 17
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

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.