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Family and Consumer Sciences Education

Courses - FCSE Lower Division

296. Computer Applications for Family and Consumer Sciences Professions (3)

Prerequisites: Family and Consumer Sciences Education majors: ETEC 444; Fashion Merchandising majors: FMD 154 or 252, 155; IS 233; Textiles and Clothing majors: FMD 152, 154, 155; IS 233. Open only to students with majors in Family and Consumer Sciences Education, Fashion Merchandising, or Textiles and Clothing.
Use of computer paint-style, illustration/processing software and scanners to develop proficiency in drawing and designing for the workplace. Work with clip art, make technical drawings, storyboards, & color/fabric cards.
Letter grade only (A-F). (1 hour lecture discussion and 4 hours activity)

299. Introduction to Family and Consumer Sciences (1)

Must be taken during first semester as Family and Consumer Sciences or Dietetics and Food Administration major. Provides a general overview of Family and Consumer Sciences as a discipline of study and a profession. Examines historical and philosophical perspectives and considers issues, trends, and career opportunities within each option in the department.
Letter grade only (A-F). (Lecture-Discussion 1 hour)