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
  3 hours
*ENGL 101 or
ENGL 101HG
Freshman Composition
Freshman Composition Honors
3 hours
MATH 105 or
MATH 151 or
MATH 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 102 or
ENGL 102HG
Critical Reading and Writing
Critical Reading and Writing Honors                                  
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
World Literature
English Literature
American Literature
3 hours
Physical 
Science 
ElectiveG
  3 hours
History
ElectiveG
  3 hours
††ENGL 322 Introduction to Professional and Technical Writing                    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
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
††PSYC 220 
or SW 360 or
FCS 497
Principles of Research Design
Social Work Research Methods and Designs
Applied Research in Family and Consumer Sciences      
3 hours
  Total: 15 hours

 

Second Semester

††FCS 321 Child Development 3 hours
††FCS 346 Professional Development in Family and Consumer Sciences    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 448 Communication, Aging and Social Interaction 3 hours
  Total: 15 hours

 

 

FOURTH YEAR

First Semester

††FCS 421 Weight Management Principles 3 hours
††FCS 475 Family Resource Management 3 hours
Elective   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

FCS
Elective
               3 hours
††FCS 487 or
FCS 430
Field Experience in Human Development and Family Studies
Current Trends in Family and Social Policy
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
*Grade of "C" or better.
††Major Course Grade of "C" or better.