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392. FCS Field Experience (3)

Prerequisites: Upper division standing; majoring in a FCS specialization; consent of instructor.
Field experience (120 hours). Student assumes a pre-professional role in an agency, school, business, or community setting. Objectives and placement preapproved by student's major faculty advisor. Internship supervisor monitors and evaluates student performance based on contractual, pre-established criteria.
Letter grading only (A-F). May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units in different semesters. Not open for credit to students with credit in FCSE 392.

392A. Field Experience in Child Development and Family Studies (3)

Prerequisites: Upper division standing; major in Family and Consumer Sciences with an Option in Child Development and Family Studies; Consent of Instructor. Not open for credit to students with 6 units of FCSE 392. May not be taken concurrently with CDFS 492A or CDFS 492B.
Field experience (120 hours). Student assumes a pre-professional role in a setting focusing on child development and family studies. Objectives and placement preapproved by major faculty advisor. Internship supervisor monitors and evaluates performance based on contractual, pre-established criteria.
Letter grading only (A-F). May be repeated for a maximum of six units in different semesters.

490. Selected Topics in Family and Consumer Sciences (1-3)

Group investigation of selected topics.
May be repeated to a maximum of 9 units. Topics announced in the Schedule of Classes. (Seminar 1-3 hours) Not open for credit to students with credit in FCSE 490, FCSE 490B or FCSE 490D.
B. New York Fashion Study Tour (course fee may be required)
D. Children and Families in New Zealand and in the U.S.A.
Comparative Study Child U.S. and N.Z.

492G. Internship in Gerontology (3)

Prerequisites: Student must be a Gerontology Minor or Gerontology Certificate candidate; approval of the Gerontology Advisor.
Field experience in which student assumes a preprofessional role in a professional setting. Objectives developed by student with supervisor must be approved by major advisor and form the basis for evaluation.
May be repeated to a maximum of 6 units in different semesters. Same course as GERN 492G. Not open for credit to students with credit in GERN 492G. (Seminar 3 hours)

497. Directed Studies (1-3)

Prerequisites: Upper division standing, consent of instructor.
Independent study under the supervision of a faculty member. Exploration/experience in areas not a part of any regular course.
May be repeated to a maximum of 6 units. Not open for credit to students with credit in FCSE 497.

499. Professionalism and Leadership in Family and Consumer Sciences (1)

Prerequisites: FCS 299, CAFF 321, 12 units of upper division course work in Family and Consumer Sciences. Must be taken in one of the last two semesters prior to graduation.
Analysis of contemporary issues, public policies and future directions of FCS as discipline of study and a profession with integrated specializations.
Letter grade only (A-F). (Lecture-Discussion 2 hours) Not open for credit to students with credit in FCSE 499.


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