University Catalogue

Curriculum in Family and Consumer Sciences

Leading to the Degree of Bachelor of Science

Human Development and Family Studies Concentration

(see footnotes at bottom)


FIRST YEAR

First Semester

Social
Sciences
ElectiveG
  3 hours
Music, Visual
Arts, Dance,
or TheatreG,H
  3 hours
*ENGL 101G,H Freshman Composition 3 hours
MATH 105 or
MATH 151/161G
Finite Mathematics
College Algebra with Fundamentals / College Algebra
3 hours
SE 101 Freshman Academic Success at Southeastern 2 hours
††FCS 100 Foundations of Family and Consumer Sciences 1 hours
  Total: 15 hours

 

Second Semester

††FCS Elective     3 hours
PSYC 101G General Psychology I  3 hours
*ENGL 102G,H Critical Reading and Writing                                               3 hours
MATH 241G Elementary Statistics 3 hours
Biological
Science1,G
  3 hours
  Total: 15 hours


 

SECOND  YEAR

First Semester

ENGL 230, or
ENGL 231, or
ENGL 232G,H
World Literature
English Literature
American Literature
3 hours
Physical 
Science 
ElectiveG
  3 hours
History
ElectiveG,H
  3 hours
††FCS 242 Clothing and Human Behavior                          3 hours
††FCS
Elective
  3 hours
  Total: 15 hours

 

Second Semester

††FCS 302 Family and Individual Development Over the Lifespan 3 hours
COMM 210 or
COMM 211G,H
Communicating in the Classroom
Introduction to Public Speaking
                         
3 hours
Second
Science
SequenceG
  3 hours
††FCS 304 Parenting: Issues and Education 3 hours
††FCS 342 Nutrition  3 hours
  Total: 15 hours

 

 

THIRD YEAR

First Semester

††FCS 345 Nutrition Through the Life Cycle 3 hours
Elective   3 hours
††FCS 412 Family Stress and Coping 3 hours
††FCS 441 Family Relations 3 hours
††FCS
Elective
  3 hours
  Total: 15 hours

 

Second Semester

††FCS 321 Child Development 3 hours
Elective                                                                   3 hours
††HS 251 or
SOC 215
Health and Human Sexuality - Contemporary Perspectives
Sociology of Sexuality 
3 hours
††FCS 371 Family Finance and Consumer Education  3 hours
††FCS 430 Current Trends in Family and Social Policy 3 hours
  Total: 15 hours

 

 

FOURTH YEAR

First Semester

††FCS 421 Weight Management Principles 3 hours
††FCS 475 Family Resource Management 3 hours
††FCS 346 Professional Development in Family and Consumer Sciences 3 hours
††FCS 445 Family Life Education 3 hours
††FCS 320 or
FCS 322
Infant and Toddler Development
Middle childhood and Adolescent Development 
3 hours
  Total: 15 hours

 

 

Second Semester

*PSYC 220 or 
SW 360
Principles of Research Design
Social Work Research Methods and Designs                    
3 hours
††FCS 487, or
FCS 488, or
FCS 489
Field Experience in Human Development and Family Studies
Field Experience in Nutrition Education and Promotion
Field Experience in Fashion Merchandising
3 hours
††FCS
Elective
  3 hours
SOC 212, or
SOC 336, or
SW 303
Social Problems
Deviance and Social Control
Crisis Intervention
3 hours
Elective   3 hours
  Total: 15 hours

 

Total semester hours required 120

Southeastern 101 is not required of transfer or readmitted Southeastern students with 30 hours or more. Those students will replace Southeastern 101 with 2 hours of electives.

GGeneral Education Courses
HHonors students to take Honors course option:
ENGL 101 or 121H or 123H
ENGL 102 or 122H or 124H
ENGL 230 or 231 or 232 or 210H or 291H or 292H
HIST 101 or 102 or 201 or 202 or 101H or 102H or 201H or 202H
COMM 211 or 211H
GBIO 106 or 151H
GBIO 151 or 151H
Art Elective or HONR 191 
*Grade of "C" or better.
††Major Course Grade of "C" or better.