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2017-2018 Shepherd University Catalog

Family and Consumer Sciences, B.S.


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A career in family and consumer sciences, a helping profession, is one that includes many specialties. The men and women who are family and consumer scientists deliver services to benefit people in their daily lives. The services focus primarily on prevention and intervention. Family and consumer scientists are employed by human service organizations, manufacturers, businesses, government, the cooperative extension service, and public agencies. The family and consumer sciences curriculum is a general one which provides courses in each of the five distinct areas. A student chooses a minor to complement this major and his or her personal interests, skills, and talents. Upon satisfactory completion of the family and consumer sciences curriculum, a student is awarded a bachelor of science degree.

Curriculum for a Major in Family and Consumer Sciences


Total hours required, 40 Hours:


Four-Year Course Progression


Family and Consumer Sciences
FALL   FIRST YEAR     SPRING   FIRST YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
FACS 100 1 FACS Freshman Seminar (FYEX) 1   FACS 101   Textiles 3
Core Curriculum 1 ENGL 101 3   Core Curriculum 1 ENGL 102 3
Core Curriculum 1 History 3   Core Curriculum 1 Mathematics (MA) 3
Core Curriculum 1 Life Sciences (LS) 4   Core Curriculum 1 Life Sciences (LS) 4
Core Curriculum 2 Choose SO-CK with advisor 3   GSPE 210 2 Fitness for Life (WE) 3
    TOTAL 14       TOTAL 16
         
FALL   SECOND YEAR     SPRING   SECOND YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
COMM 202 2 Fundamentals of Speech (HM-GL) (Req.) 3   Core Curriculum 2 Choose SO-MD or GL with advisor 3
Core Curriculum 2 Choose AR with advisor 3   Core Curriculum 2 Choose HM-MD or GL with advisor 3
Core Curriculum 2 Choose SO-GL or MD with advisor 3   FACS 202   Food Science and Technology 4
FACS 102   Apparel Construction Techniques 3   FACS 315   Cultural Influences on Clothing 3
FACS 215   Fashion Analysis 3   FACS   Choos FACS elective with advisor 3
    TOTAL 15       TOTAL  
         
FALL   THIRD YEAR     SPRING   THIRD YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
FACS 304   Child Development 3   FACS 308   Housing 3
Minor   Minor 3   FACS 318   Nutrition 3
Minor   Minor 3   PSYC 343   Psychology of Aging OR  
FACS 3xx/4xx   Choose FACS elective with advisor 3   SOWK 402   Social Gerontology 3
Elective   Choose elective 3   Minor   Minor 3
    TOTAL 15   Minor   Minor 3
              TOTAL 15
         
FALL   FOURTH YEAR     SPRING   FOURTH YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
FACS 403   Consumer Economics 3   FACS 307   Family Resource Management 3
Minor   Minor 3   FACS 404   Personal Finance 3
FACS 300   Marriage Relations 3   FACS 430   Seminar (Capstone) 2
FACS 3xx/4xx   Choose FACS elective with advisor 3   FACS 3xx/4xx   Choose FACS elective with advisor 3
Elective 3xx/4xx   Choose elective with advisor 3   Elective 3xx/4xx   Choose elective with advisor 3
    TOTAL 15       TOTAL 14
                 
6/3/14             DEGREE TOTAL 120
         

 

Hospitality and Food Service Management Concentration


Specific general studies requirements, 14 hours:


 A student is required to take the courses listed in the Catalog under General Studies, except that CHEM 120 , CHEM 120L , CHEM 122 , and CHEM 122L  must be selected for the science requirement. The student must complete two semesters of any one or two foreign language(s).

Total hours required, 46 hours:


Four-Year Course Progression


Family and Consumer Sciences, Hospitality and Food Service Management Concentration
FALL   FIRST YEAR     SPRING   FIRST YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
FACS 100 1 FACS Freshman Seminar (FYEX) 1   Core Curriculum 1 ENGL 102 3
Core Curriculum 1 ENGL 101 3   Core Curriculum 1 Mathematics (MA) 3
Core Curriculum 1 History 3   CHEM 122, 122L 1 College Chemistry and Lab (LS) 4
CHEM 120, 120L 1 College Chemistry and Lab (LS) 4   FACS 101   Textiles 3
Core Curriculum 2 Choose SO-CK with advisor 3   FACS 202   Food Science and Technology 4
    TOTAL 14       TOTAL 17
         
FALL   SECOND YEAR     SPRING   SECOND YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
Core Curriculum 2 Choose HM-MD or GL with advisor 3   Core Curriculum 2 Choose SO-MD or GL with advisor 3
Core Curriculum 2 Choose AR with advisor 3   Core Curriculum 2 Choose HM-MD or GL with advisor 3
GSPE 210 2 Fitness for Life (WE) 3   Core Curriculum 2 Choose SO-MD or GL with advisor 3
FACS 102   Apparel Construction Techniques 3   FACS 315   Cultural Influences on Clothing 3
Language   Elementary Modern Language I 3   Language   Elementary Modern Language II 3
    TOTAL 15       TOTAL 15
         
FALL   THIRD YEAR     SPRING   THIRD YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
FACS 300   Marriage Relations 3   Minor   Minor 3
FACS 318   Nutrition 3   Minor   Minor 3
FACS 403   Consumer Economics 3   FACS 307   Family Resource Management 3
RECR 125   Introduction to Commercial Recreation/Tourism OR     BADM 310   Principles of Management 3
RECR 343   21st-Century Tourism OR     FACS 308   Housing 3
RECR 344   Hospitality 3       TOTAL 15
BADM 340   Marketing 3          
    TOTAL 15          
         
FALL   FOURTH YEAR     SPRING   FOURTH YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
Minor   Minor 3   FACS 392   Co-op in Family and Consumer Sciences 6
Minor   Minor 3   FACS 404   Personal Finance 3
Minor   Minor 3   Elective   Choose elective with advisor 3
FACS 430   Seminar (WM) 2   Elective   Choose elective with advisor 3
FACS 3xx/4xx   Choose FACS elective with advisor 3       TOTAL 15
    TOTAL 14          
6/3/14             DEGREE TOTAL 120
         

 

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