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2011-2012 Shepherd University Catalog [ARCHIVED 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


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


 

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