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Bachelor of Arts in Family and Consumer Sciences - Option in Family and Consumer Sciences Education (120 Units)

Program is under consideration for discontinuance. Admission to this program is currently suspended.

This option meets the new state standards for subject matter competence for the Home Economics credential and has been approved by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing. Students who earn a Home Economics Single Subject Teaching Credential will be prepared to teach in middle, junior, and senior high schools, and in adult or career and technical education programs and community colleges.

Requirements

Take all the following courses:

  • PSY 100 General Psychology (3)
    Prerequisites/Corequisites: GE A1 requirement.
  • COMM 411 Communication in Conflict Resolution (3)
    Prerequisites: None.
  • ED P 301 Child Development and Learning: Cross-Cultural Perspective (3)
    Prerequisites: None.
  • EDSS 300H Introduction to Teaching (3)
    Prerequisites: Advanced sophomore or junior standing.
  • HSC 411B Health Science for Secondary Teachers (3)
    Prerequisites: Upper-division standing. Corequisite: Current CPR Certification required.
  • CAFF 223 Personal & Family Financial Management (3)
    Prerequisites: GE Foundation requirements.
  • CAFF 226 Consumer Life Skill (3)
    Prerequisites: GE Foundation requirements.
  • CAFF 321 Family and Consumer Resource Management (3)
    Prerequisites: GE Foundation requirements, one or more Exploration courses, and upper division standing.
  • CAFF 322 Family Housing & the Urban Community (3)
    Prerequisites: Upper-division standing.
  • CDFS 211 Guiding Young Children (3)
    Prerequisites: A grade of "C" or better in PSY 100 or SOC 100 or CDFS 111.
  • CDFS 312 Family and Personal Development (3)
    Prerequisites: GE Foundation requirements; PSY 100 or SOC 100 or ANTH 120 upper division standing; or consent of instructor.
  • ETEC 444 Computer Technology in Education, Level I (3)
    Prerequisites: Course design assumes familiarity with topics introduced in ETEC 110.
  • FMD 296 Computer Applications for Family and Consumer Sciences Professions (3)
    Prerequisites: Fashion Merchandising majors and minors: A grade of "C" or better in FMD 155, Computer Proficiency Exam (CPE) passage; Fashion Design majors or Textiles Minors: a grade of "C" or better in FMD 152 and FMD 155, Computer Proficiency Exam (CPE) passage. Non-Fashion Merchandising majors or minors and non-Fashion Design majors or Textiles minors: Computer Proficiency Exam (CPE) passage.
  • FCS 299 Introduction to FCS (1)
    Prerequisites: None.
    Not open for credit to students with credit in FCSE 299.
  • FCS 499 Professionalism & Leadership in FCS (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.
    Not open for credit to students with credit in FCSE 499.
  • FCSE 492D Internship in FCS Education (3 + 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.
  • FMD 154 Fundamentals of Apparel Production (3)
    Prerequisites: None.
  • FMD 251 Fashion Strategies for Consumers (3)
    Prerequisites: GE Foundation requirements.
  • FMD 253 Introductory Textiles (3)
    Prerequisites: None.
  • HFHM 173 Applied Foodservice Sanitation (1)
    Prerequisites: None.
  • HFHM 235 Principles of Food Preparation (3)
    Prerequisites: None.
  • HFHM 275 Food Production Systems I (3)
    Prerequisites: NUTR 132 and HFHM 235.
  • NUTR 132 Introductory Nutrition (3)
    Prerequisites/Corequisites: One Foundation course.

Take one the following courses:

  • SOC 100 Principles of Sociology (3)
    Prerequisites/Corequisites: A GE Foundation course.
  • ANTH 120 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology (3)
    Prerequisites/Corequisites: Any GE Foundation course.

Take 12 units of one of the following concentrations:

Child Development and Education Occupations:

  • CDFS 214 Environments for Preschool Children (3)
    Prerequisites: A grade of "C" or better in CDFS 111; or consent of instructor.
  • CDFS 414 Fieldwork with Preschool Children (3)
    Prerequisites: A grade of "C" or better in CDFS 111, CDFS 211, CDFS 214; or consent of instructor.
  • CDFS 416A Introduction to Administration and Supervision of Child Development Programs (3)
    Prerequisites: A grade of "C" or better in CDFS 414 or CDFS 415; or consent of instructor.
  • CDFS 416B Applications of Administration and Supervision of Child Development Programs (3)
    Prerequisites: A grade of "C" or better in CDFS 416A; or consent of instructor.

Fashion Design, Manufacturing and Merchandising:

  • FMD 155 Introduction to the Fashion Industry (3)
    Prerequisites: None.
  • FMD 351 Fashion Promotion and Sales (3)
    Prerequisites: A grade of "C" or better in FMD 155 and FMD 296.
  • FMD 355 Fashion Buying (3)
    Prerequisites: A grade of "C" or better in FMD 155 and FMD 258, and Computer Proficiency Exam passage.
  • FMD 451 The Fashion Customer (3)
    Prerequisites: A grade of "C" or better in FMD 351.

Foodservice and Hospitality:

  • HFHM 170 Introduction to Hospitality Management (3)
    Prerequisites: None.
  • HFHM 277 Cost Control in Hospitality Management (3)
    Prerequisites: For Hospitality Management majors: HFHM 276; Nutrition and Dietetics majors: HFHM 343.
  • HFHM 375 Food Production Systems II (3)
    Prerequisites: HFHM 276
  • HFHM 477 Restaurant and Dining Management (3)
    Prerequisites: HFHM 276.

The following substitutions or waivers have been approved for students in the FCSE program of study:

1. FMD 258 is waived in FMD 351 and FMD 355.

2. ACCT 201 is waived in FMD 355.

3. EDP 301 is substituted for CDFS 111 in all of the courses for which CDFS 111 is a prerequisite:

  • CDFS 211, CDFS 214, CDFS 414, CDFS 416A, CDFS 416B.

4. ETEC 444 is substituted for IS 233 in FMD 355.

5. FMD 253 is substituted for FMD 353.


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