General Family & Consumer Studies Curriculum Sequence


Major: Family and Consumer Sciences:  General Family and Consumer Studies Track

In addition to the General Education requirements, (6) credits are required in majors under the School of Education and Urban Studies to satisfy the SEUS electives.

Writing Proficiency Examination:

Students must satisfy the writing proficiency examination requirements in order to qualify for graduation. Students who fail the writing proficiency examination should register for the following course (ENGL 350: Writing Practicum) 3 credits. Students should satisfy this requirement by the end of their Junior year.

Speech Proficiency Examination:

Students must satisfy the speech proficiency examination requirements by earning a grade of "C" or higher in SPCH 101: Principles of Speech

Major Requirements: General Family and Consumer Studies Track

Course Number Course Title  Credits
FACS 120 Introduction to FACS      1
FACS 112 Principles of Clothing Contstruction      3
NUSC 160 Introduction to Nutrition      3
EDUC 200 Foundation of EDu & Teaching      3
FACS 231 Marriage and Family Relations      3
FACS 250 Consumer Education      3
EDUC 301 Human Learning      3
FACS 341 Alcohol and Family Subtance Abuse      3
FACS 342 Early Childhood Development      3
FACS 351 Family Resource Management      3
FACS 355 Parenting      3
FACS 360 Human Sexuality & Behavior      3
FACS 380 Fashion Merchandising      3
FACS 421 Exit Seminar in FACS      3
FACS 452 Family Housing & Urban Development      3
FACS 454 Methods & Observation in FACS      3
FACS 473 Entrepreneurship in FACS      3
Total     49


Supporting Courses Credits
EDUC 222 Seminar Praxis I    3
EDUC 303 Elec Inst Materials    3
ART 308 The Visual Arts    3
EDUC 334 Intro to Special ED    3
EDUC 414 Assessment of Student    3
SPCH 101 Fundamentals of Speech    3
EDUC 415 Cultural Influence Diversity    3
Total    21


Speech Proficiency   [ ]

Writing Proficiency  [ ]

To qualify for graduation, all majors must pass the Department Senior Comprehensive Examination with a score of 70 or higher. No grades under "C" are acceptable in the major, including grades received in supporting courses.