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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.

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 Certificate candidate; have senior standing; have a 2.5 overall GPA or a 3.0 major GPA; approval of the Gerontology program director; and GERN 400, ANTH 454, PSY 365 or HDEV 357. 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. A student 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. 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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