FCS 1013Textiles and ClothingIntroductory course in textiles. A study of construction and finishes of textiles as related to the selection, use, and care of fabrics for clothing and household articles.
FCS 1023FoodsStudy of all types of food and principles of food preparation.
FCS 1081Family and Consumer Sciences SeminarIntroduction to the role of a family and consumer sciences professional in today's society.Discussion of professional opportunities, current issues and new directions in family and consumer sciences.
FCS 2043Clothing ConstructionPrinciples applied to the selection and construction of materials such as cottons, linens, and synthetics. A study of the design principles as they apply to apparel design for the individual figure type.
FCS 2053Meal Managementis given to the problems involved in the purchasing of the food and the planning, preparing and serving of family meals. A study is made of table appointments, table service, and shortcuts for food preparation. Some time is given to foods for special occasions. The wise use of time, energy, and money is stressed in various problems. Demonstrations and use of small appliances and equipment related to meal preparation are included. Prerequisite: FCS 1023 or consent.
FCS 2063ParentingA study of the basic principles and skills for parenting effectiveness.The application of fundamental tasks and issues in child-rearing will be made to unique characteristics and developmental stages of children.Consideration will be given to problems unique to contemporary parents.
FCS 2071-3Independent StudyA variable credit course designed to provide study and instruction for those pursuing a specialized interest. Seminars, workshops, institutes, readings, research, and reports will be utilized.
FCS 2103NutritionFundamental principles of human nutrition and their application in the selection of adequate diets.Study is made of some research.Prerequisite: CHM 1034,1044, or equivalent.
FCS 2221-6Directed Field ExperienceSupervised work experience for students to be arranged with local businesses, local or state agencies, or community organizations which work with children, families, or serve customers. May include selected activities originating in the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences. Prerequisite: 15 hours of family and consumer sciences or consent of instructor.
FCS 2313Introduction to Fashion MerchandisingA study of fashion including influences on fashion, the economics of fashion, fashion movement, fashion prediction, centers and designers, and fashion promotion.
FCS 3093Apparel Quality Analysiscomprehensive study and analysis of fashion apparel with emphasis on ready to wear and accessories from both the retailer's and the consumer's viewpoint.
FCS 3123Home Furnishingintroductory course in basics of interior design. The course is planned to give students a working knowledge of the basic design principles and the integration of these principles into living spaces and activities. Problems related to furniture refinishing and/or window treatments are included. Prerequisite: ART 2603 or equivalent.
FCS 3141Dimensions of Professional DevelopmentA survey course designed to introduce students to selected elements of career planning and effective personal presentation.Includes topics such as goal setting, skills assessment, job search techniques, and social workplace etiquette.
FCS 3153Family RelationsDynamics of interpersonal relationships among family members at each stage of the life cycle.Open to non-majors.
FCS 3153Family RelationsThe dynamics of interpersonal relationships among family members at each stage of the life cycle.
FCS 3163Nutritional Needs of Young ChildrenA study of the nutritional requirements of young children. Emphasis will be placed on implementing nutrition in the preschool curriculum.
FCS 3243 & 3246Child Care PracticumOne or two-semester supervised field training experience in the HSU Davis-Baker Preschool. Prerequisite:FCS majors only.
FCS 3253New York Fashion Study TourA planned educational study tour of selected facets of the fashion industry and of New York as a fashion center.
FCS 3263Decorative ArtsStudy of currently popular crafts and needlework planned for those who wish to become proficient in executing basic techniques and skills, in handling a wide variety of materials, and in developing one's own designs. Emphasis will also be placed on history, background of crafts and on entrepreneurial aspects of crafts.Open to non-majors.
FCS 3323Organization and Administration of Pre School ProgramsStudy of the organizational structure, management, curriculum development, licensing, equipment and facilities needed to operate preschool centers.Includes on-sight preschool observations.
FCS 3353(WI) Historic Costume through the 19th CenturyA study of the development of costume from ancient Egypt to present. Emphasis will be on knowledge of fashion influences of past and present as a tool for making fashion predictions.This course meets the writing intensive requirements for FCS majors. Open to non-majors.
FCS 3383Sports NutritionThe fundamental principles of human nutrition and their application in the selection of adequate diets for athletes as well as non-athletes. Study is made of some research. Prerequisite: Introduction to Chemistry.
FCS 3393Food EconomicsStudy and application of quantity food purchasing, production techniques, and storage to achieve cost effectiveness and maximum quality in the institutional and commercial settings.Emphasis on food safety and sanitation.Includes 30 observation hours in an institutional foodservice facility.Prerequisite: FCS 1023.
FCS 3403Experimental Food ScienceStudy of the chemical and physical properties of various foods and use in the food industry to affect product standards and enhance the modern food supply.Experimentation involving preparation, preservation, cooking methods, and food safety. Prerequisites: CHM 1034 and 1044; FCS 1023.
FCS 3413Community and Life Cycle NutritionStudy of nutritional needs and unique considerations throughout the life cycle.Survey of nutritional resources available in the community and food and nutrition policies affecting individuals in various stages of development. Prerequisite: FCS 2103.
FCS 3423Advanced NutritionAdvanced study of the nutrients and their relationship to the human body. Emphasis on the digestion, absorption, and metabolism of nutrients as well as interpretation of current research.Prerequisites: CHM 1034 and 1044; FCS 2103.
FCS 3472Family and Community RelationsA study of family-system theory to prepare early childhood professionals who must establish and maintain positive and collaborative relationships.The study will also identify legislation, public policy, and resources in the larger community.
FCS 3483History of Costume: 19th Century to PresentA study of the development of costume beginning with the 19th Century and continuing to the present.Aspects of social, economic, technological, cultural and inspirational environments are examined for their influence on the development of costumes.Costume innovators from Charles Worth to the present are studied. Open to non-majors.
FCS 4183(WI) Family Resource ManagementIntensive study of the management of family resources. Course emphasis includes values, goals, standards, human and non human resources, decision making. Emphasis is placed on application of management practices to the home, family, and special population groups such as the disabled and the elderly.This course meets the writing intensive requirements for FCS majors.
FCS 4193Family Housing ProblemsStudy is made of historical architectural designs. Consideration is given to providing proper housing for the family. Consideration is given to home sites, cost factors, methods of financing, legal aspects, home planning, and remodeling. Open to non majors.
FCS 4203(WI) Consumer EducationImportant to the home in buying food, clothing, and household equipment. Special emphasis in standardization of merchandise for the consumer, brands, labeling, grading, and advertising. This course meets the writing intensive requirements for FCS majors. Open to non majors.
FCS 4221-6Directed Field ExperienceSupervised work experiences for fashion merchandising students to be arranged with local businesses that deal with fashion apparel. Also, field experiences to be arranged with local or state agencies, businesses or community organizations which work with children, families, or serve consumers. May include selected activities originating in the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences. Prerequisite: 15 hours of family and consumer sciences or consent of instructor.
FCS 4303Quantitative Fashion Buying and MerchandisingAnalysis and application of the principles of effective merchandising of fashion goods as well as the responsibilities of buyers in this process.Includes techniques for profitable merchandise planning and control, markup, turnover, pricing, markdowns, and open-to-buy through numerical concepts and calculations.Prerequisite: FCS 3313, MTH 1033, MTH 1243 or consent of instructor.
FCS 4363Professional Image DevelopmentDevelopment of an individual's professional image is studied and analyzed while concentrating on the following areas:one's professional interest in the world of work covering all aspects of the job search from goal assessment and information gathering through accepting/declining offers; the study and analysis of individual development and wardrobe planning; emphasis is also placed on social/workplace etiquette, public speaking and ethics at work.Open to non-majors.
FCS 4374Child DevelopmentLecture and discussions on the growth and development of the child, prenatal through preschool. Special studies and observations are made of the child in the HSU Child Service Center. Prerequisite: General Psychology.
FCS 4433Nutrition Services AdministrationStudy and application of food service organization and management principles. Emphasis on facility, human resource, materials, and financial management. Prerequisite: MGM 3133.
FCS 4443Medical Nutrition Therapy IStudy of the characteristics, symptoms, nutritional considerations, and diet therapy of various disease states. Prerequisite: FCS 3423.
FCS 4453Medical Nutrition Therapy IIStudy of medical nutrition therapy in various disease states.Emphasis on nutrition support and alternate feeding techniques. Includes practicum in a clinical healthcare facility. Prerequisites: FCS 3423,

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