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
  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 120 Evaluation of Ready-to-Wear Fashion 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
††FCS 242 Clothing and Human Behavior                                   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
Communicating in the Classroom
Introduction to Public Speaking
                                       
3 hours
Second
Science
SequenceG
  3 hours
††FCS 305 The Fashion Industry 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
††FCS 448 Communication, Aging and Social Interaction 3 hours 
††ENGL 322 Introduction to Professional and Technical Writing 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

††MRKT 331   Retailing                                                  3 hours
††FCS 
Elective
  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
*Grade of "C" or better.
††Major Course Grade of "C" or better.