Family and Consumer Sciences Education (FCSE)

 

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2000 LEVEL course


2102. Introduction to Family and Consumer Sciences (1). For human sciences majors only. Exploration of family and consumer sciences programs in traditional and nontraditional settings, including family and consumer sciences extension, adult education, business and community agencies, and public schools. Includes field experience.

 

3000 LEVEL COURSES


3301. Foundations of Family and Consumer Sciences Education (3). Prerequisites: C or better in FCSE 2102, 2.5 GPA, and application and/or admission to the Teacher Education Program. Introduction to programs in secondary schools and other settings. (Writing Intensive).

3303. Educational Processes in Family and Consumer Sciences Professions (3). Designed for nonmajors. Focus on the teaching-learning process in professional settings outside the traditional classroom.

3350. Special Topics in Family and Consumer Sciences (3). Study of a specific topic pertinent to the family and consumer sciences profession. May be repeated (different topics) for a maximum of 12 credit hours.

 

4000 LEVEL COURSES


4000. Individual Study (V1-6). Prerequisite: Instructor consent. May be repeated for credit.

4012. Student Teaching in Family and Consumer Sciences (V1-12). Prerequisites: C or better in FCSE 4306 and 4308. Supervised teaching in an approved secondary family and consumer sciences program. (Writing Intensive)

4302. Professional Applications in Family and Consumer Sciences (3). Prerequisite: C or better in FCSE 3301. Methods of teaching family and consumer sciences content and skills in secondary classrooms. Includes roles and responsibilities of FCS teachers through field experience and observation in schools, participation in FCCLA and 4-H activities, and other professional development opportunities. (Writing Intensive).

4304. Instructional Management in Family and Consumer Sciences (3). Prerequisites: C or better in FCSE 4306, 4308. Corequisite: FCSE 4012. Principles and procedures for managing the family and consumer sciences classroom. Designed to support the student teaching experience.

4306. Career Preparation in Family and Consumer Sciences (3). Prerequisite: C or better in FCSE 4302. Application of family and consumer sciences knowledge and skills in career preparation programs. Includes state and federal requirements regarding work-based learning and safety.

4307. Internship in Family and Consumer Sciences (3). Prerequisites: 2.5 TTU GPA; C or better in FCSE 3303 or 4302 or 4325. Supervised experiences in family and consumer sciences positions in extension, business, or related areas. May be repeated once for credit.

4308. Research and Evaluation in Family and Consumer Sciences (3). Prerequisite: C or better in FCSE 3303 or 4302. Introduction to methods of research and evaluation in family and consumer sciences. Includes practical applications..

4325. U.S. Family Issues and Social Action (3). C or higher in Prerequisites: ENGL 1302, junior or senior standing. Designed to help students critically examine private and public family and related community issues and appropriate social action in a democratic culture. (Writing Intensive)

 

5000 LEVEL COURSES


5118. Seminar (1). May be repeated for credit.

5301. Administration in Family and Consumer Sciences Education Professions (3). Administration of family and consumer sciences programs with emphasis on leadership development in a variety of settings.

5302. Curriculum Development in Family and Consumer Sciences Education (3). Development of family and consumer sciences programs for secondary schools, junior and senior colleges, and extension programs. Focus on theories of curriculum and recent trends affecting family and consumer sciences programs.

5303. Evaluation in Family and Consumer Sciences Education (3). Assessment of individual achievement in all subject areas in family and consumer sciences. Development of instruments and interpretation of data assessments.

5304. Techniques of Research in Family and Consumer Sciences Education (3). Methods of research in family and consumer sciences, including research design, proposal development, data collection and analysis, interpretation and reporting of results, and evaluation of published research.

5307. Techniques of Supervision in Family and Consumer Sciences Education (3). Methods and theories of supervision in family and consumer sciences educational settings.

5309. Career Education Programs in Family and Consumer Sciences (3). Teaching methods in family and consumer sciences career preparation programs. Includes state and federal requirements regarding work-based learning and safety.

5311. Problems in Family and Consumer Sciences Education (3). May be repeated for credit.

5341. History and Philosophy of Family and Consumer Sciences Education (3). Historical, philosophical, and legislative bases of family and consumer sciences education. Consideration of current and future roles of family and consumer sciences education in secondary, post-secondary, higher education, and other areas.

5342. Contemporary Adult and Continuing Education in Family and Consumer Sciences Education (3). Development and administration of adult and continuing education programs in family and consumer sciences. Emphasis on professional development, career redirection, and lifelong learning.

5344. Internship in Family and Consumer Sciences Education (3). Prerequisite: Consent of instructor. Supervised experiences in family and consumer sciences positions in extension, business, secondary schools, or related areas. May be repeated for credit.

5350. Special Topics in Family and Consumer Sciences Education (3). Study of a specific topic pertinent to the family and consumer sciences education profession. May be repeated (different topics) for a maximum of 12 hours credit.

5355. Advanced Teaching Methods in Family and Consumer Sciences Education (3). Application of theories of learning and human development to the selection of teaching strategies and instructional resources for FCS. Content includes long-range instructional planning, classroom management, laboratory management, student assessment, program evaluation, FCCLA, and models of teaching.

 

6000 LEVEL COURSES


6000. Master's Thesis (V1-6).

6307. Professional Issues in Family and Consumer Sciences Education (3). Social, economic, and environmental issues impacting society and the response of family and consumer sciences professionals in higher education. May be repeated for credit.

6343. University Teaching in Human Sciences (3). Synthesis and analysis of innovative educational strategies, humanistic evaluation, and faculty role in program governance.

 

7000 LEVEL COURSES


7000. Research (V1-12).

 

8000 LEVEL COURSES


8000. Doctor's Dissertation (V1-12). 

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