Family Consumer Science

FCS 1050: Introduction to Family and Consumer Sciences (2)

Offerings

Introduces the history, literature, and contributions of the family and consumer science profession to help students discover special interests, career potential, and set academic goals. The integration of faith, vocation, and calling is explored through class discussions and reflective exercises. Guest speakers highlight FCS specializations.

FCS 1710: Global Impacts of Design (5)

Offerings

Examines how design has been affected by various historical events and how design in turn affects history. Begins with an overview of creativity and how individuals are affected by design, and proceeds to survey the history of design and architecture from the Early Christian era through the beginning of the 20th century. The elements and principles of design, tools used by every designer, will be explored. Design-related issues regarding sustainability will be examined. Includes local field trips and events. Part of the course will be web-based.

Attributes: WK Arts

FCS 1840: Basic Clothing Construction (5)

Offerings

Presents basic techniques necessary for the construction of simple garments. Class is skills-based and designed to develop core competencies needed for the beginning sewer. Students will learn to read and use commercial patterns to create professional-looking apparel.

Restrictions: Apparel Design, Apparel Design / Fashion Merch, Apparel Merchandising, Clothing and Textiles Majors only.

FCS 2110: Fashion Illustration (3)

Offerings

Prerequisite: ART 2112 or 3113. Explores the professional uses of fashion illustration. Teaches design details and rendering of an elementary fashion figure through lectures and demonstration. May be repeated for credit up to 6 credits.

Prerequisites: ART 2112: D or better OR ART 3113: D or better

FCS 2204: Interior Design Studio (5)

Offerings

Prerequisite: ART 1102, 1103 or 3503. Provides a practical introduction to architectural drafting, hand lettering, space planning, and presentation. Applies the elements and principles of design to residential interior design problems. Extra fee. Includes a local field trip.

Restrictions: Freshman students are excluded. Prerequisites: ART 1102: D or better OR (ART 1103: D or better OR ART 3503: D or better)

FCS 2252: Marriage and the Family (5)

Offerings

Surveys the family as an institution and a mode for personal hiring: marital adjustment, parent-child relationships, changing family patterns, and family disorganization and reorganization.

Equivalents: SOC 2252

FCS 2340: Nutrition Science and Malnutrition (5)

Offerings

This course explores the science of nutrition, especially the requirements for energy and the macronutrients, the physiological controls of our food intake, and the functions of selected micronutrients. We also examine the problems of malnourishment in affluent and less affluent societies with special attention to the effects of undernutrition.

Attributes: WK Applied Science

FCS 2365: Food Science (5)

Offerings

Prerequisites: CHM 1100 or 1211 or 1310. This course examines foods widely consumed in the United States drawing knowledge from the disciplines of chemistry, microbiology, biology, nutrition and sensory evaluation. Food composition, preparation, safety, quality, and processing are emphasized. Includes laboratory. Extra fee.

Restrictions: Freshman students are excluded. Prerequisites: CHM 1100: D or better OR CHM 1211: D or better OR CHM 1310: D or better

FCS 2365L: Food Science Lab (0)

Offerings

Lab Component of FCS 2365.

FCS 2375: Food Production and Management (5)

Offerings

Prerequisite: FCS 2365. Surveys the organization, management, and cost control of food service operations. Includes laboratory experience in quantity food-service facilities. Extra fee.

Prerequisites: FCS 2365: D or better

FCS 2385: Food and the Consumer (5)

Offerings

Examines the nutrient composition and selection of food, as well as how nutrition influences human health and disease. Also explores controversial issues surrounding food production, policy and marketing and aims to inform and empower the student to become a better consumer of food and nutrition information in the marketplace as well as a better advocate for her or his health.

Attributes: Ways of Engaging

FCS 2702: Foundations of Interior Design (3)

Offerings

Prerequisite: FCS 1710 is recommended. Explores the design process and design basics (model making, space planning, etc.) and applies the elements and principles of design within the context of architectural and design history, from the Renaissance through the Beidermeyer periods.

Restrictions: Freshman students are excluded.

FCS 2730: Professional Practice (3)

Offerings

Prerequisite: FCS 2702 or permission of instructor. Examines business practices specific to the interior design field, including ethics, billing structures, time and material estimation and common sales practices. Also focuses on the programming process employed during every new, client-designer relationship. Emphasis will be place on interviewing clients to obtain work and lifestyle information as well as basic logistics in order to discern discrepancies between what a client wants and actually needs. Practical application exercises will be included. May be repeated for credit 1 time.

Restrictions: Clothing and Textiles, Fashion Merchandising, Interior Design Majors only. Freshman students are excluded. Prerequisites: FCS 2702: D or better

FCS 2820: Introduction to the Fashion Industry (5)

Offerings

Presents an overview of the history, structure, and operation of the dynamic global fashion industry in regards to fashion marketing, sourcing and production, and retailing and distribution. Examine the various fashion industries and help students better explore their personal attributes and match their interests with career opportunities in the field.

Restrictions: Freshman students are excluded.

FCS 2890: Visual Merchandising (5)

Offerings

Prerequisite FCS 2820 or permission of instructor. Examines the principles of store planning and design, display and promotion of merchandise, and tools used to promote retailer's brand image. Students will develop an understanding of these various facets of visual merchandising through theoretical learning and practical applications.

Restrictions: Fashion Merchandising Majors only. Prerequisites: FCS 2820: D or better

FCS 3100: Sustainable Food Production (5)

Offerings

Examines the global importance of sustainable food production, using Italy as an example. The concepts of sustainability and food culture will be explored through the study of iconic local foods, their cultural importance, and the ways in which food is traditionally produced, prepared and eaten. Global food and nutrition issues of social, environmental and economic interest and impact will be discussed. Numerous first-hand activities and field trips will complement classroom learning.

Attributes: Upper-Division, Ways of Engaging Restrictions: Junior, Post-Baccalaureate, Senior students only.

FCS 3240: Individual and Family Development (5)

Offerings

Prerequisite: FCS 1050. Introduction to the application of concepts and theories in human development within the context of the family. Explores the reciprocal relationships between families and their environment and issues of individuals and families as consumers that affect the quality of life.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Freshman students are excluded. Prerequisites: FCS 1050: D or better

FCS 3250: Philippines Study Abroad: Serving Children, Families and Communities (5)

Offerings

The Philippines service learning study abroad program is designed for students of all academic disciplines who want to learn about the challenges and realities of living in poverty and the role of community development programs in alleviating poverty. Students will have the opportunity to participate with Kids International Ministries (KIM) in their feeding programs, family and community service projects, school programs, prenatal clinic, and interact with the children in an orphanage. May be repeated for credit up to 10 credits.

Attributes: Upper-Division, Ways of Engaging

FCS 3251: Mediterranean Diet and Lifestyle (3)

Offerings

Examines the history and characteristics of the Mediterranean diet, including food, food culture, and lifestyle through lecture, readings, and field trips. The influence of the built environment of the Mediterranean basin on lifestyle and physical activity is also discussed. The link between the Mediterranean diet and chronic disease risk is explored. The course aims to increase student understanding of how cultural food choices and physical activity opportunities impact health.

Attributes: Upper-Division, Ways of Engaging

FCS 3280: Children and Families (5)

Offerings

Explores interactive parent-child relations from infancy through adulthood and the internal and environmental forces which have an impact upon family dynamics. Provides opportunities to observe and participate with children in family and school settings and to observe the role of the teacher or parent as a participant.

Attributes: Cultural Understand&Engagement, Upper-Division Restrictions: Junior, Post-Baccalaureate, Senior students only.

FCS 3310: The Profession of Dietetics (2)

Offerings

Provides an overview of the dietetics profession including educational pathways, career options, professional organization, code of ethics, standards of practice, and professional values, issues and trends. Preparation for dietetic internships and graduate programs is emphasized.

Attributes: Upper-Division, Writing "W" Course Restrictions: Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded.

FCS 3321: Nutrition Through the Life Cycle (3)

Offerings

Prerequisite: FCS 2385 or 3340. Presents the role of nutrition during specific phases of the life cycle. Topics include nutrition and its influence on fertility, pregnancy and lactation; growth and development in infancy, childhood and adolescence, and in healthy aging. Strategies for preventing and managing a variety of conditions in the life cycle are discussed.

Attributes: Upper-Division Prerequisites: FCS 2385: D or better OR FCS 3340: D or better

FCS 3340: Human Nutrition (5)

Offerings

Prerequisites: Any two of the following: CHM 1211, CHM 1310, CHM 1330, CHM 1360, BIO 2129, or 2130. Presents the structure, function, metabolism and principal food sources of the major nutrients required by humans; discusses the role of an adequate diet in normal human body function and disease prevention. Students use nutrient and energy requirements as well as diet planning principles to evaluate their own diet. Contemporary food issues and controversies are also critically discussed.

Attributes: Upper-Division Prerequisites: (CHM 1211: D or better AND CHM 1330: D or better) OR (CHM 1211: D or better AND BIO 2129: D or better) OR (CHM 1211: D or better AND BIO 2130: D or better) OR (CHM 1211: D or better AND CHM 1310: D or better) OR (CHM 1330: D or better AND BIO 2129: D or better) OR (CHM 1330: D or better AND BIO 2130: D or better) OR (CHM 1330: D or better AND CHM 1310: D or better) OR (BIO 2129: D or better AND BIO 2130: D or better) OR (BIO 2129: D or better AND CHM 1310: D or better) OR (BIO 2130: D or better AND CHM 1310: D or better) OR (CHM 1211: D or better AND CHM 1360: D or better) OR (CHM 1310: D or better AND CHM 1360: D or better) OR (CHM 1330: D or better AND CHM 1360: D or better) OR (BIO 2129: D or better AND CHM 1360: D or better) OR (BIO 2130: D or better AND CHM 1360: D or better)

FCS 3352: Nutrition Education and Counseling (5)

Offerings

Prerequisites: FCS 3240 and 3340 or permission of instructor. Examines the knowledge and skills required for effective nutrition education and counseling. Includes health behavior theories and counseling strategies for individuals across the lifespan that are part of the client-centered counseling process. Uses case studies, client simulations and role playing to develop skills. Students learn and practice principles of nutrition education in various settings with hands-on projects and applications.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded. Prerequisites: FCS 3240: D or better AND FCS 3340: D or better

FCS 3365: Nutrition and Meal Planning (5)

Offerings

Prerequisite: FCS 2365 and (FCS 2385 or FCS 3340). This course develops skills in the application of nutrition principles for planning healthy meals and menus for diverse individuals and families. Skills in food preparation, presentation, culinary techniques, budgeting, and using nutrition analysis software are cultivated. Cultural and religious food traditions are explored. Extra fee.

Attributes: Upper-Division Prerequisites: FCS 2365: D or better AND (FCS 2385: D or better OR FCS 3340: D or better)

FCS 3365L: Nutrition and Meal Planning Lab (0)

Offerings

Lab Component of FCS 3365.

FCS 3385: Food and Culture (3)

Offerings

Prerequisite: Junior standing or permission of instructor. Explores the ways in which diet and food practices can best be understood within the context of culture. Various cultural traditions, cuisines, foods, food ways and nutritional practices are explored. Extra fee. May be repeated for credit up to 6 credits.

Attributes: Upper-Division, Writing "W" Course Restrictions: Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded.

FCS 3410: Personal Finance (4)

Offerings

Understanding financial planning for individuals and families, including net worth, budgeting, cash management, use of credit, federal income taxes, investment basics, insurance, making wise consumption decisions, consumer redress, and ethical behavior in the marketplace.

Attributes: Upper-Division

FCS 3710: Housing and Community (5)

Offerings

Housing is far more than 'protection from the elements'. Housing is a complex product and process with social, economic, and environmental implications for individuals, families/households and communities. The course will assist students in developing an understanding of and appreciation for the complexity of housing, both consumption and production, through surveying topics that include defining housing; the housing continuum; residential design and construction; housing tenure (renting and owning); affordable housing; the housing industry; government policies; and housing challenges in the 21st century.

Attributes: Upper-Division, Writing "W" Course Restrictions: Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded.

FCS 3712: Lighting Design (4)

Offerings

Prerequisites: FCS 2204 and 2702. Explores the use of lighting as a design element in the interior environment. Electricity, electrical distribution systems, light sources, lighting calculation, lighting fixtures, and lighting installations are topics of lecture and discussion.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded. Prerequisites: FCS 2204: D or better AND FCS 2702: D or better

FCS 3714: Advanced Design-Interiors (5)

Offerings

Prerequisite: FCS 2204. Applies the design process to practical problems in interior-design drafting. Incorporates elements of space planning, universal design, and organization of commercial space. Extra fee. Includes local field trips.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Freshman students are excluded. Prerequisites: FCS 2204: D or better

FCS 3716: Affordable Housing (5)

Offerings

How does a community house its residents, especially those who cannot afford to rent or buy housing in the private market? This course will explore affordable housing, focusing on the critical shortage of affordable housing for people earning in the low- to moderate income categories, with local and state applications. More specifically, this course will explore the importance of housing for all people, and for affordable housing – what it is, why there is a shortage, the main tools to produce it, trade-offs, and the role of citizen participation in education and advocacy for affordable housing and housing for all.

Attributes: Upper-Division, Ways of Engaging Restrictions: Freshman students are excluded.

FCS 3720: Universal Design in Housing (3)

Offerings

Prerequisites: FCS 2702 and 2204. Introduces the students to the fundamentals of universal design and home modifications. Students learn about human factors, activities of daily living, and priorities to make the best functional and aesthetic use of space. This course is designed to stimulate students' critical thinking and creative problem solving often in very restricted space.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded. Prerequisites: FCS 2702: D or better AND FCS 2204: D or better

FCS 3730: Building Construction (4)

Offerings

Prerequisites: FCS 1710, 2204, and 2702. Analyzes building construction methods for new residential and commercial structures, including framing details. Studies cultural and geographical rationales behind various construction practices and examines the benefits and drawbacks of various foundation and roofing styles as well as the latest in sustainable building standards, products and technology. Field trips may be included. May be repeated for credit 1 time.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Fashion Merchandising, Interior Design Majors only. Prerequisites: FCS 1710: D or better AND FCS 2204: D or better AND FCS 2702: D or better

FCS 3740: Contemporary Design History (5)

Offerings

Prerequisites: FCS 1710 and 2702, or permission of Instructor. Surveys notable international furniture, interior design and architecture from the 19th and 20th centuries. Underlying cultural and technological practices and innovations will be explores, as well as environmental ramifications of design and architectural processes. Field trips may be included. May be repeated for credit 1 time.

Attributes: Upper-Division, Writing "W" Course Restrictions: Fashion Merchandising, Interior Design Majors only. Freshman students are excluded. Prerequisites: FCS 1710: D or better AND FCS 2702: D or better

FCS 3822: Retail Merchandising (5)

Offerings

Prerequisite: FCS 2702 or 2820. Explores the key strategies used to operate and manage a successful retail corporation. Students learn how retailers use external and internal market analysis to assess their core competencies to be profitable in an intensely competitive global market. The steps involved in the merchandising process, including the role of the buyer and the importance of visual merchandising, are examined as integral to satisfying the retailer's consumer base. Through this holistic review of retailing, students are given the foundation for merchandising career opportunities.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded. Prerequisites: FCS 2702: D or better OR FCS 2820: D or better

FCS 3823: Exploring Global Dress and Behavior (5)

Offerings

This course provides an understanding of global societies through an investigation of the socio-political, economic and religious factors that impact appearance, dress and behavior in these cultures. Students will develop increased intercultural competency skills and enhanced multicultural sensitivity by being able to identify material and non-material culture from various countries across the globe. Ultimately, students will be able to engage society with grace and understanding and change the world from increased global awareness.

Attributes: Upper-Division, Ways of Engaging

FCS 3825: Retail Buying and Management (5)

Offerings

Prerequisites: FCS 2820, 3822 and spreadsheets competency required. Focuses on the role of retail buyers in the merchandising process. Examines merchandising decisions such as what and how much inventory to buy, from where to source, and how best to market goods to the consumer to meet sales goals. Merchandise planning decisions and sales goals are determined using retail math equations.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded. Prerequisites: FCS 2820: D or better AND FCS 3822: D or better AND Spreadsheets Competency (SBGE): P or better

FCS 3830: Textiles (5)

Offerings

Study of textiles from raw materials through finishing and dyeing of fabrics as related to durability, comfort, and aesthetics. Survey includes the structure of the textile industry, textile laws and regulations, and textile testing. Provides hands-on experiences in areas such as fiber identification, properties, and structures.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Freshman students are excluded.

FCS 3840: Flat Pattern Design (5)

Offerings

Prerequisite: FCS 1840 and Mathematics Placement Level A. Provides foundational understanding for drafting, pattern manipulations, and elements of good fit to create functional, as well as aesthetically pleasing, apparel products. Students develop basic slopers through pattern drafting, and also practice designing and constructing creative apparel products including a dress garment for the final project. Through this understanding and skill development, students will be able to evaluate and create ready-to-wear apparel products in the global fashion industry.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded. Prerequisites: FCS 1840: D or better AND Math Placement Level: A or better

FCS 3842: Apparel Production and Evaluation (5)

Offerings

Prerequisites: FCS 1840 and 3840 or permission of instructor. Provides specific knowledge and skills of the industry standards necessary to evaluate and create ready-to-wear apparel products in the global fashion industry.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded. Prerequisites: FCS 1840: D or better AND FCS 3840: D or better

FCS 3843: Computer-Aided Design I for Interior Design (3)

Offerings

Prerequisite: FCS 2204. Applies two- and three-dimensional computer drawing in the design of interior space. Uses AutoCAD software on a Windows-based system.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Undergraduate only. Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded. Prerequisites: FCS 2204: D or better

FCS 3870: History of Costume (5)

Offerings

A study of textile and costume designs from ancient to present day civilizations. Social, economic, and political factors in addition to the historical role of women in various time periods are investigated to assess their influence on the evolution of costume and cultural art forms. A women's studies minor course.

Attributes: Upper-Division, Writing "W" Course Restrictions: Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded.

FCS 3875: Appearance and Culture (3)

Offerings

A study of the diverse meanings of appearance and dress as manifestations of individual and group behavior, social organizations, and cultural norms. Students develop an increased awareness and sensitivity to the power of dress as a non-verbal communicator as they explore the role of socialization in local and global cultures.

Attributes: Upper-Division, Writing "W" Course Restrictions: Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded.

FCS 3890: Global Sourcing and Production (5)

Offerings

Prerequisite: FCS 2820 or permission of instructor. Survey current issues and trends related to sourcing and manufacturing of apparel and textiles products in global markets. Students explore ethical, social, political, and economic issues related to global sourcing and production. An Asian Studies elective course.

Attributes: Cultural Understand&Engagement, Upper-Division Restrictions: Apparel Design / Fashion Merch, Apparel Merchandising, Asian Studies, Fashion Merchandising Majors only. Prerequisites: FCS 2820: D or better

FCS 3892: Omnichannel Retailing (5)

Offerings

Prerequisites: FCS 2820 and 3822, or permission of instructor. Survey current issues and trends related to omnichannel retailing including online and offline experiences with a focus on how social media have transformed apparel retailers’ business strategies. Evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of multiple retail channels and interpret consumer behavior in an omnichannel context.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Apparel Design, Apparel Merchandising Majors only.

FCS 4240: Family Relations (3)

Offerings

Studies the role of families in establishing a home environment that provides for the physical, emotional, intellectual, and social development of family members with particular emphasis on human sexuality and communication.

Attributes: Upper-Division

FCS 4280: Global Families (5)

Offerings

Explores how internal and environmental factors combine to define, influence, and impact family dynamics. Differentiates between global and cross-cultural perspectives and the characteristics of each perspective. Describes how globalization may put families at risk. Includes opportunities to observe and participate in family rites, rituals, norms and folkways as seen in a diverse, global environment.

Attributes: Upper-Division

FCS 4310: Sports and Exercise Nutrition (3)

Offerings

Prerequisites: FCS 3340, and (FCS 4330 or PES 3580) or permission of instructor. Examines the role of the six major nutrients in energy metabolism and optimal athletic performance and recovery. Presents nutrition principles relevant to physical activity. Discusses the different dietary needs of athletes in a variety of sports as well as active individuals with special conditions or needs. Through a series of worksheets and case studies, students practice research, nutrition assessment and meal planning skills that aim to improve diet and physical performance.

Attributes: Upper-Division Prerequisites: FCS 3340: D or better AND (FCS 4330: D or better OR PES 3580: D or better OR PE 3580: D or better)

FCS 4330: Advanced Nutrition and Metabolism (5)

Offerings

Prerequisites: (BIO 2101 or CHM 1330) and (CHM 1360 or CHM 4361), and BIO 2130, and FCS 3340. In-depth discussion of the properties of macro- and micronutrients, their interrelationships and distribution in the food supply, nutrient transport and metabolism at the cellular and systemic levels and the contributions of nutrients to the maintenance of human health.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Food and Nutritional Sciences Majors only. Prerequisites: (BIO 2101: D or better OR CHM 1330: D or better) AND (CHM 1360: D or better OR CHM 4361: D or better OR BIO 4361: D or better) AND BIO 2130: D or better AND FCS 3340: D or better

FCS 4340: Medical Nutrition Therapy I (5)

Offerings

Prerequisites: FCS 2365, 3340, and BIO 2130. FCS 3365 is recommended. Presents nutrition as a factor in the management, treatment and prevention of disease. Discusses strategies for assessing nutrition status, energy and nutrient needs for developing, implementing and documenting evidence-based, culturally-sensitive treatment care plans for key chronic medical conditions. A case-study approach is used and medical terminology practiced.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded. Prerequisites: FCS 2365: D or better AND FCS 3340: D or better AND BIO 2130: D or better

FCS 4341: Medical Nutrition Therapy II (5)

Offerings

Prerequisite: FCS 4340. Continuing study of nutrition as a factor in the management, treatment and prevention of disease. Discusses strategies for assessing nutrition status, energy and nutrient needs, and for developing, implementing and documenting evidence-based, culturally-sensitive treatment care plans and appropriate nutrition support modalities for conditions common in hospitalized patients. A case-study approach is used and medical terminology practiced.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Food and Nutritional Sciences Majors only. Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded. Prerequisites: FCS 4340: D or better

FCS 4352: Community Nutrition (3)

Offerings

Prerequisite: FCS 3340 or permission of instructor. Explores the major community and public health nutrition problems in the United States and the roles and practice arenas of community nutritionists. Federal and nongovernmental programs designed to meet food and nutritional needs of vulnerable populations are examined. Critical thinking skills are developed through exploration and evaluation of nutrition policies and programs.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Food and Nutritional Sciences Majors only. Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded. Prerequisites: FCS 3340: D or better

FCS 4367: Experimental Foods (5)

Offerings

Prerequisites: FCS 2365 and (BIO 2101 or CHM 1330) and MAT 2360. Provides an experimental approach to the study of food product development. Explores theory and application of basic food-science research design, implementation of experiments, interpretation and reporting of data in a research paper and poster. Issues related to the food supply and food safety are also examined. Extra fee.

Attributes: Upper-Division, Writing "W" Course Restrictions: Food and Nutritional Sciences Majors only. Prerequisites: FCS 2365: D or better AND (BIO 2101: D or better OR CHM 1330: D or better) AND MAT 2360: D or better

FCS 4370: Nutrition Research (3)

Offerings

Prerequisite: FCS 4330 and MAT 2360 (FCS 4330 can be taken concurrently). Reviews research methodologies in nutrition science. Students enhance their critical thinking skills through reading and evaluation of scientific publications in the field of Nutritional Sciences. Students practice and improve essential skills for writing in the discipline by synthesizing information on a recent or controversial topic in human nutrition in the form of research papers and through the use of scaffolding assignments, drafts and peer review.

Attributes: Upper-Division, Writing "W" Course Prerequisites: FCS 4330: D or better AND MAT 2360: D or better

FCS 4460: Work and Family (5)

Offerings

Promotes an understanding of family strengths and weaknesses and how family members relate to each other within the context of the three societal gaps: income, care, and gender. Within these gaps, strategies for decision-making, conflict management, goal-setting, and family crisis management are explored.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Freshman students are excluded.

FCS 4470: Careers in Human Services (1)

Offerings

Prerequisites: FCS 1050, 3240, 3410, 3710, and 4460. Explores careers in the field of human services. Encourages students to explore their social and cultural identities as they transition to the professional field. Provides background and specific skills needed to research, obtain, and succeed in human services careers through networking, interviews, guest speakers, site visits, and job preparation.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Human Dev & Family Studies, Indiv and Fam Development Majors only. Senior students only. Prerequisites: FCS 1050: D or better AND FCS 3240: D or better AND FCS 3410: D or better AND FCS 3710: D or better AND FCS 4460: D or better

FCS 4510: Communicating Family and Consumer Sciences (5)

Offerings

Prerequisites: FCS 2365, or 2385, or 3240, 3340, 3410, 3710, 3875, or permission of instructor. Emphasizes a critical understanding, development, and organization of the subject content that meets national and state standards. Explores methods and strategies for teaching family and consumer science concepts. Identifies philosophy and mission of career and technical education programs that meet the established standards and criteria for a state approved Family and Consumer Sciences Programs.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Human Dev & Family Studies, Indiv and Fam Development Majors only. Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded. Prerequisites: FCS 2365: D or better OR FCS 2385: D or better OR FCS 3340: D or better OR FCS 3240: D or better OR FCS 3410: D or better OR FCS 3710: D or better OR FCS 3875: D or better

FCS 4512: Aspects of Career and Technical Education for Approved Family and Consumer Science Programs (3)

Offerings

Prerequisite: Methods Quarter. Identifies philosophy and mission of career and technical education and explores methods of planning and implementing a program that meets the established standards and criteria for a state approved Family and Consumer Sciences Program.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded.

FCS 4710: Advanced Design II - Residential Interiors (5)

Offerings

Prerequisites: ART 2102 or 1104, FCS 3712, and 3714, FCS 4730 is recommended. Focuses on honing advanced skills in architectural drafting, sketching, space planning, and presentation. Applies the design process to projects in residential design. Extra fee. May be repeated for credit 1 time.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded. Prerequisites: (ART 2102: D or better OR ART 1104: D or better) AND FCS 3712: D or better AND FCS 3714: D or better

FCS 4712: Advanced Design II - Commercial Interiors (5)

Offerings

Prerequisite: FCS 3712, 3714, 4743, and 4744 all with a C- or better. FCS 4730 is recommended. Focuses on honing advanced skills in CAD drafting, space planning, and presentation. Applies the design process to projects in commercial design. Extra fee. May be repeated for credit 1 time.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded. Prerequisites: FCS 3712: D or better AND FCS 3714: C- or better AND FCS 4743: C- or better AND FCS 4744: C- or better

FCS 4720: Interior Design Professional Practice II (2)

Offerings

Prerequisites: FCS 4710, 4712, and 4744 with a grade of C- or better. Development of traditional and digital professional portfolio materials including resume, cover-letter, and presentation of creative work. Required participation in a salesmanship lecture series, attendance at professional events for constructing a networking log, a mock interview. Planning and presentation of the final portfolio exhibition. Extra fee.

Equivalents: ART 4236 Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Apparel Design Majors only. Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded. Prerequisites: FCS 4710: C- or better AND FCS 4712: C- or better AND FCS 4744: C- or better

FCS 4730: Sustainability and Materials (5)

Offerings

Prerequisites: FCS 2204 and 2702 with a C- or better. Studies the functional uses and inherent properties of various interior finish materials and textiles. Associated sustainability issues will also be examined. Surveys safety standards and code regulations. Includes local field trips.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded. Prerequisites: FCS 2204: C- or better AND FCS 2702: C- or better

FCS 4743: Computer-Aided Design II for Interior Design (3)

Offerings

Prerequisite: FCS 3843. Application of advanced techniques (3-D) of computer-aided design and drafting using AutoCAD software. May be repeated for credit up to 8 credits.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded. Prerequisites: FCS 3843: D or better

FCS 4744: Computer-Aided Design III for Interior Design (2)

Offerings

Prerequisite: FCS 4743 with a C- or better. Introduces fundamental graphic skills that enhance the communication of design concepts and solutions by using a variety of software programs, including Photoshop, PowerPoint and Word. Basic digital imagin concepts and scanning will be covered. Course graded Pass/Fail.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Interior Design Majors only. Prerequisites: FCS 4743: C- or better

FCS 4750: CAD IV for Interior Designers (2)

Offerings

Prerequisite: A C- or better in FCS 4743. Introduces the basics of BIM (building information modeling) through the use of Revit software. Topics covered include: Revit workspace and interface; drawing and editing tools; creating walls, windows, doors and floors; setting up sheets for presentation and plotting.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Interior Design Majors only. Prerequisites: FCS 4743: C- or better

FCS 4822: Apparel Design and Merchandising Seminar (2)

Offerings

Prerequisite: FCS 2820. Identifies trends and current issues in the fashion industry.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Apparel Design, Apparel Design / Fashion Merch, Apparel Merchandising, Clothing and Textiles, Fashion Merchandising Majors only. Prerequisites: FCS 2820: D or better

FCS 4840: Apparel Design Through Draping (5)

Offerings

Prerequisites: FCS 1840, 3840 and 3842 or permission of instructor. Focuses on acquiring the skills necessary to develop apparel designs by using techniques of draping materials on the human form. Principles of design will be studied and applied in the production of attractive apparel designs that are in harmony with the current fashion scene. Extra Fee.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Clothing and Textiles Majors only. Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded. Prerequisites: FCS 1840: D or better AND FCS 3840: D or better AND FCS 3842: D or better

FCS 4843: CAD for Apparel Design (5)

Offerings

Prerequisites: (ART 2112 or 3113) and FCS 2110 or instructor permission. Provides opportunity to practice CAD rendering skills and creative design process for apparel products. Emphasizes elements and principles of technical design as well as creative design of apparel products. Extra Fee. May be repeated for credit up to 10 credits.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Apparel Design, Apparel Design / Fashion Merch, Clothing and Textiles Majors only. Graduate, Undergraduate only. Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded. Prerequisites: (ART 2112: D or better OR ART 3113: D or better) AND FCS 2110: D or better

FCS 4844: Advanced Apparel Design (5)

Offerings

Prerequisites: FCS 3840, 3842, and 4840, or permission of instructor. Explores creative designing process through integrating the theories and skills of sketching, pattern making, draping, and construction in the production of ready-to-wear clothing. Provides a chance to practice visual presentation skills. May be repeated for credit up to 10 credits.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded. Prerequisites: FCS 3840: D or better AND FCS 3842: D or better AND FCS 4840: D or better

FCS 4846: CAD for Apparel Portfolio (5)

Offerings

Prerequisites: FCS 3840, 3842, and 4843 and spreadsheets competency. Provides opportunities to create a professional apparel design portfolio through CAD. Extra fee. May be repeated for credit up to 10 credits.

Attributes: Upper-Division Prerequisites: FCS 3840: D or better AND FCS 3842: D or better AND FCS 4843: D or better AND Spreadsheets Competency (SBGE): P or better

FCS 4899: FCS Senior Capstone (3)

Offerings

Prerequisites: FCS 1050 and FCS 3240. FCS senior capstone course. Examines history, philosophy, and cultural values as they relate to the mission and goals of the family and consumer science discipline and profession and to each FCS specialization. Investigates public-policy issues affecting families. Examines role of faith in vocation and ethical behavior in professional practice.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Apparel Design, Apparel Merchandising, Clothing and Textiles, Family and Consumer Sciences, Food and Nutritional Sciences, Indiv and Fam Development, Interior Design Majors only. Freshman, Junior, Sophomore students are excluded. Prerequisites: FCS 1050: D or better AND FCS 3240: D or better

FCS 4900: Independent Study (1-5)

Offerings

Prerequisites: Senior standing and a B average in family and consumer science studies. May be repeated for credit up to 15 credits.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Freshman, Junior, Sophomore students are excluded.

FCS 4930: Family and Consumer Science Practicum (1-5)

Offerings

Provides an opportunity to gain practical experience related to previous coursework in the major field in supervised teaching, grading, laboratory preparation, and/or tutoring. Specific arrangements with the instructor required. No more than 6 credits may count for major. May be repeated for credit up to 6 credits.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded.

FCS 4931: Practicum in Design Production (1-5)

Offerings

Practical application of coordination, production and promotion in the Designer's Showcase. May be repeated for credit up to 5 credits.

Attributes: Upper-Division

FCS 4932: Practicum: Community Kitchen (1-2)

Offerings

Provides opportunities for students to gain practical experience related to various aspects of the planning and execution of communal cooking sessions (community kitchen), as well as its marketing, promotion, and the maintenance of a participant base. This faculty-supervised practicum is designed to enhance the understanding and practice of Christian vocation in SPU students. Participation is by application only, please contact instructor. Limited enrollment. May be repeated for credit up to 8 credits.

Attributes: Upper-Division

FCS 4940: Internship (1-10)

Offerings

Prerequisites: "B" average; junior standing. Provides opportunities for observation, orientation, and participation in employment. Work experience planned in advance with the instructor. May be repeated for credit up to 10 credits.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded.

FCS 4950: Special Topics (1-5)

Offerings

Provides a focused study of a specific topic or contemporary issue chosen by the instructor. See current Time Schedule for topic. May be repeated for credit up to 15 credits.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Freshman students are excluded.