Investigation and study of the historical foundations and the philosophy of the profession of Family and Consumer Sciences.
In this course, students will be introduced to the family as a social system and the social services, educational, and health related agencies that can help them maintain health and viability during times of transition and crisis.
Study of current global issues and trends in the textile and fashion industries.
The study of advanced methods of nutritional management of individuals across the age continuum.
Advanced methods for the nutritional assessment and nutritional management of individuals.
Study and investigation of food, nutrition, and health issues facing the U.S. and world populations.
Advanced study of human development and family relations across the lifespan.
Study of advanced methods for teaching Family and Consumer Sciences curricula.
Prerequisite(s): FCS 561.
This course will focus on event planning, housing, furnishings, interiors, and the role and demands of the consumer. Students will study design methods and tools using technology, client relationships, knowledge of textiles, and the elements of event planning. This course provides practice in building sound business as well as entrepreneurial knowledge along with knowledge related to Housing and Interior Design that relates to the service of clients. Consumer Economics, Resource Management, and Consumer Sciences will also be covered.