Interim Department Head: Dr. Christi Trucks, email@example.com
The Department of Family and Consumer Sciences offers a diverse, challenging, and rewarding field of study to help individuals improve personally, to make informed consumer decisions, to enhance the quality of life for families and consumers, and to prepare for exciting professional careers.
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- Secondary Education - Family and Consumer Sciences 6-12 (Master of Science in Education)
- Secondary Education - Family and Consumer Sciences 6-12 Alternative Class A (Master of Science in Education)
Family and Consumer Sciences
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.
Investigation and study of the historical foundations and the philosophy of the profession of Career Technical Education.
Directed experiences including observation and participation in career technical education programs and classrooms. Provides opportunities to observe and teach as well as apply theories and concepts. Seminars will be held in conjunction with this course.
Planning and implementing instructional methods and materials in middle and secondary career technical education programs. Some field experiences are required.
This course provides practice in implementing appropriate evaluation of learning at the middle and secondary level for Career and Technical programs.
Foundational skills needed to teach, organize, and maintain career and technical programs in middle and secondary schools. Requirements to meet state and federal guidelines are covered. Professional skills needed to secure and maintain employment in CTE Teaching Fields.
Study of Advanced Methods for Teaching Career Technical Education.