University Catalogue

Curriculum in Family and Consumer Sciences

Leading to the Degree of Bachelor of Science

Fashion Merchandising Concentration

(see footnotes at bottom)


FIRST YEAR

First Semester

Social
Science
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 120 Evaluation of Ready-to-Wear Fashion 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
ScienceG
  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 305 The Fashion Industry                                           3 hours
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
Sequence1,G
  3 hours
††FCS 242 Clothing and Human Behavior 3 hours
Elective   3 hours
  Total: 15 hours

 

 

THIRD YEAR

First Semester

††FCS 345 Nutrition Through the Life Cycle 3 hours
MRKT 303 Principles of Marketing                          3 hours
††FCS 412 Family Stress and Coping  3 hours
††FCS 346 Professional Development in Family and Consumer Sciences 3 hours
††FCS
Elective
  3 hours
  Total: 15 hours

 

Second Semester

††FCS 304 Parenting: Issues and Education 3 hours
††FCS 342 Nutrition 3 hours
††FCS 420 Advanced Fashion Merchandising                             3 hours
MRKT 319 or
MRKT 320
Consumer Behavior
Purchasing Management
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 371 Family Finance and Consumer Education 3 hours
††FCS 441 Family Relations 3 hours
MRKT 321 Personal Selling                    3 hours
  Total: 15 hours

 

 

Second Semester

††FCS 491 or
MRKT 331
Fashion Retailing       
Retailing                                                 
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
*MGMT 351 Principles of Management 3 hours
††FCS 314 Fashion Buying 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.