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2012-2013 CSULB University Catalog

Family and Consumer Sciences Education

Courses - FCSE Upper Division

486. Instructional Strategies for Family and Consumer Sciences Professionals (3)

Prerequisite: Senior standing.
Must be taken in one of the last two semesters prior to graduation. Utilize the principles and concepts of each area of Family and Consumer Sciences in developing and implementing a variety of learning experiences appropriate for providing instruction to individuals or groups in informal education, business, government agencies, or other community settings.
Letter grade only (A-F).

490. Selected Topics in Family and Consumer Sciences Education (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)

  • 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.

492D. Internship in Family and Consumer Sciences Education (3)

Prerequisites: Student must be a Family and Consumer Sciences Education major; have senior standing; have a 2.5 overall GPA or a 3.0 major GPA; approval of a Family and Consumer Sciences Education faculty advisor. Each prerequisite course must be completed with a grade of "C" or better. A course in which a grade lower than "C" is received must be retaken and successfully completed prior to enrolling in any course for which it is a prerequisite. Students receiving a grade lower than a "C" may proceed with other courses with approval of the Area Coordinator.
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 for 6 units maximum. (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.

499. Professionalism and Leadership in Family and Consumer Sciences (2)

Prerequisites: FCSE 299, CAFF 321I, 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)

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