Family and Consumer Sciences (7400)

Family and Consumer Sciences (7400)

123 FUNDAMENTALS OF CONSTRUCTION 3 credits
Basic theory and application of construction fundamentals, including experiences with patterns and specialty fabrics.
125 PRINC: APPAREL DESIGN 3 credits
The study of contemporary apparel design and the relationship of design elements and principles to personal characteristics and social/professional orientation.
139 FASHION & FURNISH INDUSTRIES 3 credits
Overview of fashion and furnishings industries including production, distribution, promotion, and the impact of cultural influences. Discussion of career opportunities.
147 ORIENT-PROF STD-FAM & CONS SCI 1 credits
Survey of history and development of family and consumer sciences with emphasis on professional and career opportunities.
158 INTRO: INTERIOR DESIGN 3 credits
Introduction to interior design studies with emphasis on developing basic skills and competencies required for residential design.
201 COURTSHIP, MARR & FAM RELATION 3 credits
Love, intimacy, relationship development, sexuality, marriage/child rearing are studied in lifespan perspective. Emphasis placed on individual relation to changing family/social/cultural demands.
219 DRESS AND CULTURE 3 credits
Study of cultural, social, psychological and economic aspects of clothing. Emphasis on expression and use of clothing in relation to self, society and culture. Lecture/discussion.
225 TEXTILES 3 credits
Basic study of natural and manufactured fibers. Emphasis on physical properties, selection and care. Attention given to design and manufacture of textiles. Lecture/Laboratory.
226 TEXTILE EVALUATION 3 credits
Prerequisite: 225. Evaluating method, quality, and necessity of dyes, finishes, other coloration techniques and designs.
241 INTRO: FAM & CONS SCI EDUC 3 credits
Introduction to the teaching of Family and Consumer Sciences in the secondary schools. Emphasis on state standards, current trends and societal factors affecting career-technical programs.
255 FATHERHOOD: PARENT ROLE 3 credits
Prerequisites: 201 or 265. Historic evolution of the father role, its changing social definition, and father's potential effects on a child's development--birth through adolescence.
257 AUTOCAD FOR INTERIOR DESIGN 3 credits
Prerequisites: 158 or permission from instructor. An introductory course in computer drafting as an alternative to conventional drafting for interior design applications.
258 LIGHT IN MAN-MADE ENVIRONMENTS 3 credits
Prerequisites: 2940:250. Comprehensive study of the essential principles of light in a three-dimensional context for man-made environments.
259 FAMILY HOUSING 3 credits
A study of three basic aspects of family housing: physical/design, financial/legal, and sociological.
265 CHILD DEVELOPMENT 3 credits
Physical, cognitive, language, social, emotional, and personality development of the child from prenatal through age eight. Observation of children in early childhood educational settings.
270 THEORY & GUIDANCE OF PLAY 3 credits
Prerequisite: 265. Theory and guidance of play as primary vehicle and indicator of physical, intellectual, social, emotional development and learning of children from birth to kindergarten.
280 EARLY CHILDHOOD CURRIC METHODS 3 credits
Prerequisite: 265. Planning, presenting, evaluating creative activities in art, music, movement, language arts, logico-mathematics and science. Space, time, materials and adult-child interaction are emphasized.
300 LEGAL ENVIRONMENT OF FAMILIES 3 credits
Introduction to legal terminology, reasoning and analysis, court systems and procedures within the context of family and consumer law.
301 CONSUMER EDUCATION 3 credits
Practical application that reviews and analyzes consumer education methods with major emphasis on the evaluation of consumer education programs. Online section available.
303 CHILDREN AS CONSUMERS 3 credits
Study of the consumer role of children three through eighteen years. Emphasizes research data on children as consumers and consumer education for children.
305 ADV CONSTRUCTION & TAILORING 3 credits
Prerequisite: 123. Advanced theory and principles in construction of couture garment. Construction of coat or suit jacket utilizing custom tailoring techniques. Two hours lecture, four hours laboratory.
311 SEMINAR IN FIBER ARTS 3 credits
Exploration of a specific fiber arts technique such as needle arts, weaving, surface design, wearable art, or machine stitchery. (May be repeated for a total of nine credits).
331 INTERIOR DESIGN THEORY 3 credits
Prerequisites: 158, 7100:144. A comprehensive study of interior design theories and application in the built environment.
333 PROGRAMMING & SPACE PLANNING 3 credits
Prerequisites: 259, 331; 2940:250. A comprehensive study of space planning principles and the programming phase of the design process.
334 SPECIFICATIONS FOR INTERIORS I 3 credits
Prerequisites: 225, 258. A comprehensive study of composition, characteristics, manufacture, dimensions and use, bi-products, installation, and specifications of interior construction materials.
335 SPECIFICATION FOR INTERIORS II 3 credits
Prerequisites: 334. A comprehensive study of interior finish material with emphasis on soft goods and textiles, selection criteria, estimating, and writing specifications.
336 PRIN & PRAC OF INTERIOR DESIGN 3 credits
Prerequisites: 334. Study of the business of interior design to include initiating and maintaining a successful practice in residential or non-residential design.
337 INTER DESIGN CONTRACT DOCUMENT 3 credits
Prerequisites: 7100:492. A comprehensive study of contract documents and work drawings required for the design of interior spaces. Emphasis on three-dimensional representation.
338 INTRO TO REVIT - INTER. DESIGN 3 credits
This is an introductory course in second generation parametric computer drafting as an alternative to conventional or older CAD programs for interior design applications.
352 STRATEGIC MERCHANDISE PLANNING 3 credits
Prerequisite: General Math Requirement. The fashion buyer's role in merchandise management and decision making with spreadsheets and merchandise mathematics incorporated into computer simulations.
360 PARENT-CHILD RELATIONS 3 credits
Prerequisite: 265. The study of interactive parent-child relations from infancy through adulthood and the internal and environmental forces which impact upon family dynamics. Online course.
362 FAMILY LIFE MANAGEMENT 3 credits
Introduction to management theories, processes and principles as applied to utilization of human and material resources in promotion of individual and family well-being.
365 INFANT, FAMILY AND SOCIETY 3 credits
Prerequisite: 265. In depth examination of physical, cognitive, language, social, and emotional development of the infant from prenatal through age two. Observation of infants in daycare settings.
370 TEACHING, EARLY CHILD CLASSRM 2 credits
Prerequisites: 7400:265, 270, and 280. Assists students with the integration of knowledge, skills, attitudes, and values needed when working with young children, as learned in the child development program.
401 AMERICAN FAMILIES IN POVERTY 3 credits
Prerequisites: 201 or 265, and senior status. Overview of the issues, trends and social policies affecting American families living in poverty. Online section available.
402 ADVANCED FIBER ARTS 3 credits
Prerequisite: 311 or Permission of the instructor. An advanced course that builds on the skills learned in 7400:311, with the intention of reaching a caliber suitable for one of the many professions in this field, including business aspects such as market analysis and product development.
404 MIDDLE CHILDHOOD & ADOLESCENCE 3 credits
Prerequisites: 201, 265 or permission of instructor. The influences of middle childhood and adolescent behavior on the family and the influences of the family environment on middle childhood and adolescent development.
406 FAMILY FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT 3 credits
Analysis of the family as a financial unit including financial problems and their resolution, decision-making patterns and financial practices behavior. Cases, exercises, problems and computer analysis.
407 FCB OCCUP EMPLOYMNT EXPERIENCE 4 credits
Provides student with knowledge of current business and industrial practices at level minimally commensurate with employment expectations of graduates of vocational job training programs in Family and Consumer Sciences.
418 HISTORY OF INTERIOR DESIGN I 4 credits
The study of furnishings, interiors, and architecture from antiquity through the eighteenth century, with emphasis on the social-cultural influences shaping their development.
419 HISTORY OF INTERIOR DESIGN II 4 credits
The study of nineteenth- and twentieth-century furnishings, interiors, and architecture, with emphasis on the social-cultural influences shaping their development.
421 SP: FAMILY & CONSUMER SCIENCES 1-3 credits
Additional study or apprentice experience in specialized field or preparation; group and individual experimentation.
422 TEXTILES FOR INTERIORS 3 credits
Prerequisite: 225. Evaluation of physical, aesthetic, comfort, care and durability properties of textile products and testing procedures to determine suitability for interiors.
425 TEXTILES FOR APPAREL 3 credits
Prerequisite: 225, 226. Evaluation of physical, aesthetic, comfort, care, and durability properties of textile products and testing procedures to determine suitability for desired end uses.
427 GLOBAL ISSU TEXTILES & APPAREL 3 credits
Prerequisite: 139. Examines the global structure and scope of the textile and apparel industries emphasizing an economic perspective.
431 PROF PRESENTATN SKILLS IN FCS 3 credits
Prerequisites: 7760:141 or 250. Emphasis on development of abilities and strengths in coordination of equipment, materials, motion, speech, and presentation delivery relating to education and industry in Family and Consumer Sciences.
433 SENIOR DESIGN STUDIO I 3 credits
Prerequisites: 334,335,336,337,422. A comprehensive study of residential design with emphasis on conceptual, analytical and graphic skills.
434 SENIOR DESIGN STUDIO III 3 credits
Prerequisites: 334,335,336,337,422. Advanced space planning and problem solving experiences for application in nonresidential design.
435 DECORATIVE ELEMTS INTER DESIGN 1 credits
Prerequisites: 334,335,337,418,419,422. The selection and application of decorative elements in the built environment.
436 TEXTILE CONSERVATION 3 credits
Prerequisites: 123, 225. Principles and practices of textile conservation with emphasis on procedures appropriate for collectors and small historical agencies.
437 HISTORIC COSTUME 3 credits
Study of costume and textiles from antiquity through the 18th century, with emphasis on social/cultural influences.
438 HISTORY OF FASHION 3 credits
Study of western fashions, textiles, and designers with emphasis on social-cultural influences.
439 FASHION ANALYSIS 3 credits
Prerequisites: 125, 139, senior status. In-depth study of resources and processes for the analysis and forecasting of fashion trends. Emphasis on current designers and environmental forces that influence fashion.
440 FAMILY CRISIS 3 credits
Study of family stress and crisis including internal and external variables and their influence on degree of disorganization, coping and recovery. Includes theory, research and application dimensions.
441 FAM RELATNSHIP MID & LATER YRS 3 credits
Exploration of family and individual development of communication and education during the middle and later years of life. Emphasis on issues related to intimacy, economics, social policies, psychological and biological changes.
442 HUMAN SEXUALITY 3 credits
Prerequisite: 201 or permission of instructor. Introduction to problems and values. Emphasis is on the role of values in intimate relationships, the diverse dimensions of sexual responsibility.
446 CULTURE, ETHNICITY & FAMILY 3 credits
Prerequisites: 201 or 265, and senior status. Study of the role of culture and ethnicity in adaptation of the family system to environment. Online section available.
447 SR SEM: CRIT ISSUES-FCS DEV 1 credits
Prerequisites: FCS major & senior standing. Consideration of family and consumer sciences as a profession and its impact on the quality of life of individuals, families and their environments. Analysis of challenges facing the profession and all home economists.
448 BEFORE & AFTER SCHL CHILD CARE 2 credits
Study of the development, implementation and evaluation of school-age child-care programs for before and after school and vacation periods.
449 FLAT PATTERN DESIGN 3 credits
Prerequisite: 123. Theory and experience in clothing design using flat pattern techniques.
450 FAMILIES, INDIVIDL & ENVIRONMT 3 credits
Prerequisite: FCS major, senior standing or completion of 90 credits or permission of instructor. Integrative exploration of issues affecting the well-being of individuals, families, and communities in the multiple environments in which they function.
458 SENIOR DESIGN STUDIO II 3 credits
Prerequisites: 334,335,336,337,422. A comprehensive study of the nonresidential design with emphasis on conceptual, analytical and graphic skills.
459 SENIOR DESIGN STUDIO IV 3 credits
Prerequisites: 334,335,336,337,422. Advanced space planning and problem solving experiences for application in residential and nonresidential design.
460 ORG & SUPRV CHILD CARE CENTERS 3 credits
Theory, principles and procedures involved in establishing and operating centers for infants, toddlers, preschool and school-age children.
461 CASE MGMT CHILDRN & FAMILIES I 3 credits
Provides an overview of Case Management basics in a multi-systems collaborative context. Includes roles, values, principles, state and service systems, and service coordination.
462 CASE MGMT CHLDRN & FAMILIES II 3 credits
Prerequisite: 461/561. Provides in-depth exploration of Case Management principles and practice. Emphasis on process and functions, assessment, cross-system service planning and coordination, advocacy, and cultural diversity.
463 PRACT: CROS-SYS CSE MGT:CHD&FA 3 credits
Prerequisites: 461/561, 462/562, and six hours of electives. Provides on-site opportunities to apply skills in cross-systems collaborative Case Management with children and families. Includes review of strategies, ethics, and survival skills, and supervision.
478 SENIOR PORTFOLIO REVIEW 1 credits
Prerequisites: permission of instructor. The development of the interior design portfolio.
479 THE NCIDQ EXAMINATION 1 credits
Prerequisites: permission of Program Director. The course is designed to help candidates prepare for the National Council for Interior Design Qualification Examination.
485 SEM: FAMILY & CONSUMER SCIENCE 1-3 credits
Prerequisite: permission of instructor. Exploration and evaluation of current developments in selected areas.
490 W: FAMILY & CONSUMER SCIENCES 1-3 credits
Prerequisite: at least junior standing. Investigation on current issue or topic in selected areas of home economics and family ecology. May be on off-campus study tour or an on-campus full-time group meeting.
491 CAREER-TECH FCS INSTR STRATEGS 3 credits
Prerequisites: 241, 5100:200, 5100:220. Organization of Career-Technical Family and Consumer Sciences programs in schools grades 4-12. Emphasis on strategies, compliance with state career-technical directives, student organizations, program planning, workplace replication and classroom observations.
494 INTERN: FAMILY & CONSUMER SCI 1-6 credits
Prerequisite: permission of the instructor. In depth field experience in business, industry, or community agencies relating to the student's area of specialization.
496 PARENT EDUCATION 3 credits
Prerequisite: 265, comparable course or permission of instructor. Practical application that reviews and analyzes parent education methods with major emphasis on the evaluation of parent education programs. Online section available.
497 INTERN: FAMILY & CONSUMER SCI 2-6 credits
Prerequisite: permission of instructor. In-depth field experience in business, industry or community agencies related to student's area of specialization.
498 STUDENT TEACHING SEMINAR 1 credits
Corequisite: 5300:495. Seminar for students currently enrolled in Family and Consumer Sciences student teaching. Emphasis on block and lesson plan development, licensure, portfolio development, Praxis III, professional development, and student teaching reflections.
499 SR HONORS PROJ: FAM & CONS SCI 1-3 credits
(May be repeated for a total of six credits) Prerequisites: senior standing in Honors Program and approval of honors preceptor. Individual study supervised by adviser. Student and preceptor develop goals, objectives and methodology.

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