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COURSE DESCRIPTIONS:

FCS 1050 | FCS 1710 | FCS 1840 | FCS 2110 | FCS 2204 | FCS 2252 | FCS 2340 | FCS 2365 | FCS 2375 | FCS 2385 | FCS 2702 | FCS 2730 | FCS 2820 | FCS 2890 | FCS 3100 | FCS 3240 | FCS 3250 | FCS 3251 | FCS 3280 | FCS 3310 | FCS 3321 | FCS 3340 | FCS 3352 | FCS 3365 | FCS 3385 | FCS 3410 | FCS 3710 | FCS 3712 | FCS 3714 | FCS 3720 | FCS 3730 | FCS 3740 | FCS 3822 | FCS 3823 | FCS 3825 | FCS 3830 | FCS 3840 | FCS 3842 | FCS 3843 | FCS 3870 | FCS 3875 | FCS 3890 | FCS 4240 | FCS 4310 | FCS 4330 | FCS 4340 | FCS 4341 | FCS 4352 | FCS 4367 | FCS 4370 | FCS 4460 | FCS 4470 | FCS 4510 | FCS 4512 | FCS 4710 | FCS 4712 | FCS 4720 | FCS 4730 | FCS 4743 | FCS 4744 | FCS 4822 | FCS 4840 | FCS 4843 | FCS 4844 | FCS 4846 | FCS 4899 | FCS 4900 | FCS 4930 | FCS 4931 | FCS 4932 | FCS 4940 | FCS 4950 | VIEW ALL
FCS 1050: Introduction to FCS (2) Offerings
Introduces the history, literature, and contributions of the family and consumer science profession to help students discover special interests, career potential, and set academic goals. The integration of faith, vocation, and calling is explored through class discussions and reflective exercises. Guest speakers highlight FCS specializations.
FCS 1710: Global Impacts of Design (5) Offerings
Examines how design has been affected by various historical events and how design in turn affects history. Begins with an overview of creativity and how individuals are affected by design, and proceeds to survey the history of design and architecture from the Early Christian era through the beginning of the 20th century. The elements and principles of design, tools used by every designer, will be explored. Design-related issues regarding sustainability will be examined. Includes local field trips and events. Part of the course will be web-based.
Attributes:Arts and Humanities A, WK Arts
FCS 1840: Basic Clothing Construction (3) Offerings
Presents basic techniques necessary for the construction of simple garments. Class is skills-based and designed to develop core competencies needed for the beginning sewer. Students will learn to read and use commercial patterns to create professional-looking apparel.
Restrictions:Clothing & Textiles Majors only.
FCS 2110: Fashion Illustration (3) Offerings
Prerequisite: ART 2112. Explores the professional uses of fashion illustration. Teaches design details and rendering of an elementary fashion figure through lectures and demonstration. May be repeated for credit up to 6 credits.
FCS 2204: Interior Design Studio (5) Offerings
Prerequisite: ART 1102 or 1103. Provides a practical introduction to architectural drafting, hand lettering, space planning, and presentation. Applies the elements and principles of design to residential interior design problems. Extra fee. Includes a local field trip.
Restrictions:Freshman students are excluded.
FCS 2252: Marriage and the Family (5) Offerings
Surveys the family as an institution and a mode for personal hiring: marital adjustment, parent-child relationships, changing family patterns, and family disorganization and reorganization.
Equivalent Courses:SOC 2252
FCS 2340: Nutrition Science&Malnutrition (5) Offerings
This course explores the science of nutrition, especially the requirements for energy and the macronutrients, the physiological controls of our food intake, and the functions of selected micronutrients. We also examine the problems of malnourishment in affluent and less affluent societies with special attention to the effects of undernutrition.
Attributes:WK Applied Science
FCS 2365: Food Science (0,5) Offerings
Prerequisites: CHM 1100 or 1211 or 1310. This course examines foods widely consumed in the United States drawing knowledge from the disciplines of chemistry, microbiology, biology, nutrition and sensory evaluation. Food composition, preparation, safety, quality, and processing are emphasized. Includes laboratory. Extra fee.
Restrictions:Freshman students are excluded.
FCS 2375: Food Production & Management (0,5) Offerings
Prerequisite: FCS 2365. Surveys the organization, management, and cost control of food service operations. Includes laboratory experience in quantity food-service facilities. Extra fee.
FCS 2385: Food & the Consumer (5) Offerings
Examines the nutrient composition and selection of food, as well as how nutrition influences human health and disease. Also explores controversial issues surrounding food production, policy and marketing and aims to inform and empower the student to become a better consumer of food and nutrition information in the marketplace as well as a better advocate for her or his health.
FCS 2702: Introductn to Interior Design (3) Offerings
Examines elements and principles of design applied to residential and commercial interiors, and provides an overview of the design process and the interior design profession.
Attributes:Arts and Humanities A, WK Arts Restrictions:Freshman students are excluded.
FCS 2730: Professional Practice (3) Offerings
Prerequisites: FCS 2204 and 2702; or permission of instructor. Examines business practices specific to the interior design field, including ethics, billing structures, time and material estimation and common sales practices. Also focuses on the programming process employed during every new, client-designer relationship. Emphasis will be place on interviewing clients to obtain work and lifestyle information as well as basic logistics in order to discern discrepancies between what a client wants and actually needs. Practical application exercises will be included. May be repeated for credit 1 time.
Restrictions:Clothing & Textiles, Fashion Merchandising, Interior Design Majors only. Freshman students are excluded.
FCS 2820: Intro to the Fashion Industry (5) Offerings
Presents an overview of the background, structure, and operation of the dynamic global fashion industry. This course explores key principles and business approaches used by successful apparel corporations in this competitive market. The various fashion industry categories are studied, providing students with a basis to better explore their personal attributes and match their interests with career opportunities in the field.
Restrictions:Freshman students are excluded.
FCS 2890: Visual Merchandising (3) Offerings
Prerequisite FCS 2820 or permission of instructor. This course will teach students the principles of store planning and design, display and promotion of merchandise, and tools used to promote the retailer's brand image. Mockshop's Visual Merchandising Software will be used as a primary tool for this course. Students will develop an understanding of these various facets of Visual Merchandising through theoretical learning and practical application.
Restrictions:Fashion Merchandising Majors only.
FCS 3100: Sustainable Food Production (5) Offerings
Examines the global importance of sustainable food production, using Italy as an example. The concepts of sustainability and food culture will be explored through the study of iconic local foods, their cultural importance, and the ways in which food is traditionally produced, prepared and eaten. Global food and nutrition issues of social, environmental and economic interest and impact will be discussed. Numerous first-hand activities and field trips will complement classroom learning.
Attributes:Upper-Division, Ways of Engaging Restrictions:Junior, Post-Baccalaureate, Senior students only.
FCS 3240: Individual & Family Developmnt (5) Offerings
Prerequisite: FCS 1050. Introduction to the application of concepts and theories in human development within the context of the family. Explores the reciprocal relationships between families and their environment and issues of individuals and families as consumers that affect the quality of life.
Attributes:Upper-Division Restrictions:Freshman students are excluded.
FCS 3250: Servg Chldr,Families&Commnties (5) Offerings
The Philippines service learning study abroad program is designed for students of all academic disciplines who want to learn about the challenges and realities of living in poverty and the role of community development programs in alleviating poverty. Students will have the opportunity to participate with Kids International Ministries (KIM) in their feeding programs, family and community service projects, school programs, prenatal clinic, and interact with the children in an orphanage. May be repeated for credit 2 times.
Attributes:Upper-Division, Ways of Engaging
FCS 3251: Mediterranean Diet&Lifestyle (3) Offerings
Examines the history and characteristics of the Mediterranean diet, including food, food culture, and lifestyle through lecture, readings, and field trips. The influence of the built environment of the Mediterranean basin on lifestyle and physical activity is also discussed. The link between the Mediterranean diet and chronic disease risk is explored. The course aims to increase student understanding of how cultural food choices and physical activity opportunities impact health.
Attributes:Upper-Division, Ways of Engaging
FCS 3280: Children and Families (5) Offerings
Explores interactive parent-child relations from infancy through adulthood and the internal and environmental forces which have an impact upon family dynamics. Provides opportunities to observe and participate with children in family and school settings and to observe the role of the teacher or parent as a participant.
Attributes:Upper-Division Restrictions:Junior, Post-Baccalaureate, Senior students only.
FCS 3310: The Profession of Dietetics (2) Offerings
Provides an overview of the dietetics profession including educational pathways, career options, professional organization, code of ethics, standards of practice, and professional values, issues and trends. Preparation for dietetic internships and graduate programs is emphasized.
Attributes:Upper-Division, Writing "W" Course Restrictions:Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded.
FCS 3321: Nutrition through Life Cycle (3) Offerings
Prerequisite: FCS 2385 or 3340. Presents the role of nutrition during specific phases of the life cycle. Topics include nutrition and its influence on fertility, pregnancy and lactation; growth and development in infancy, childhood and adolescence, and in healthy aging. Strategies for preventing and managing a variety of conditions in the life cycle are discussed.
Attributes:Upper-Division
FCS 3340: Human Nutrition (5) Offerings
Prerequisites: Any two of the following: CHM 1211, CHM 1310, CHM 1330, CHM 1360, BIO 2101, BIO 2129, or 2130. Presents the structure, function, metabolism and principal food sources of the major nutrients required by humans; discusses the role of an adequate diet in normal human body function and disease prevention. Students use nutrient and energy requirements as well as diet planning principles to evaluate their own diet. Contemporary food issues and controversies are also critically discussed.
Attributes:Upper-Division
FCS 3352: Nutrition Education&Counseling (5) Offerings
Prerequisite: FCS 3340 or permission of instructor. Examines the knowledge and skills required for effective nutrition education and counseling. Includes health behavior theories and counseling strategies for individuals across the lifespan that are part of the client-centered counseling process. Uses case studies, client simulations and role playing to develop skills. Students learn and practice principles of nutrition education in various settings with hands-on projects and applications.
Attributes:Upper-Division Restrictions:Food & Nutritional Sciences Majors only. Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded.
FCS 3365: Nutrition and Meal Planning (0,5) Offerings
Prerequisite: FCS 2365 and (FCS 2385 or FCS 3340). This course develops skills in the application of nutrition principles for planning healthy meals and menus for diverse individuals and families. Skills in food preparation, presentation, culinary techniques, budgeting, and using nutrition analysis software are cultivated. Cultural and religious food traditions are explored. Extra fee.
Attributes:Upper-Division
FCS 3385: Food & Culture (3) Offerings
Prerequisite: Junior standing or permission of instructor. Explores the ways in which diet and food practices can best be understood within the context of culture. Various cultural traditions, cuisines, foods, food ways and nutritional practices are explored. Extra fee. May be repeated for credit up to 6 credits.
Attributes:Upper-Division, Writing "W" Course Restrictions:Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded.
FCS 3410: Personal Finance (4) Offerings
Understanding financial planning for individuals and families, including net worth, budgeting, cash management, use of credit, federal income taxes, investment basics, insurance, making wise consumption decisions, consumer redress, and ethical behavior in the marketplace.
Attributes:Upper-Division
FCS 3710: Housing and Community (5) Offerings
Housing is far more than 'protection from the elements'. Housing is a complex product and process with social, economic, and environmental implications for individuals, families/households and communities. The course will assist students in developing an understanding of and appreciation for the complexity of housing, both consumption and production, through surveying topics that include defining housing; the housing continuum; residential design and construction; housing tenure (renting and owning); affordable housing; the housing industry; government policies; and housing challenges in the 21st century.
Attributes:Upper-Division, Writing "W" Course Restrictions:Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded.
FCS 3712: Lighting Design (4) Offerings
Prerequisites: FCS 2204 and 2702. Explores the use of lighting as a design element in the interior environment. Electricity, electrical distribution systems, light sources, lighting calculation, lighting fixtures, and lighting installations are topics of lecture and discussion.
Attributes:Upper-Division Restrictions:Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded.
FCS 3714: Advanced Design-Interiors (5) Offerings
Prerequisite: FCS 2204. Applies the design process to practical problems in interior-design drafting. Incorporates elements of space planning, universal design, and organization of commercial space. Extra fee. Includes local field trips.
Attributes:Upper-Division Restrictions:Freshman students are excluded.
FCS 3720: Universal Design in Housing (3) Offerings
Prerequisites: FCS 2702 and 2204. Introduces the students to the fundamentals of universal design and home modifications. Students learn about human factors, activities of daily living, and priorities to make the best functional and aesthetic use of space. This course is designed to stimulate students' critical thinking and creative problem solving often in very restricted space.
Attributes:Upper-Division Restrictions:Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded.
FCS 3730: Building Construction (4) Offerings
Prerequisites: FCS 1710, 2204, and 2702. Analyzes building construction methods for new residential and commercial structures, including framing details. Studies cultural and geographical rationales behind various construction practices and examines the benefits and drawbacks of various foundation and roofing styles as well as the latest in sustainable building standards, products and technology. Field trips may be included. May be repeated for credit 1 time.
Attributes:Upper-Division Restrictions:Fashion Merchandising, Interior Design Majors only.
FCS 3740: Contemporary Design History (5) Offerings
Prerequisites: FCS 1710 and 2702, or permission of Instructor. Surveys notable international furniture, interior design and architecture from the 19th and 20th centuries. Underlying cultural and technological practices and innovations will be explores, as well as environmental ramifications of design and architectural processes. Field trips may be included. May be repeated for credit 1 time.
Attributes:Upper-Division, Writing "W" Course Restrictions:Fashion Merchandising, Interior Design Majors only. Freshman students are excluded.
FCS 3822: Retail Merchandising (5) Offerings
Prerequisite: FCS 2702 or 2820. Explores the key strategies used to operate and manage a successful retail corporation. Students learn how retailers use external and internal market analysis to assess their core competencies to be profitable in an intensely competitive global market. The steps involved in the merchandising process, including the role of the buyer and the importance of visual merchandising, are examined as integral to satisfying the retailer's consumer base. Through this holistic review of retailing, students are given the foundation for merchandising career opportunities.
Attributes:Upper-Division Restrictions:Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded.
FCS 3823: Explorng Global Dress&Behavior (5) Offerings
This course provides an understanding of global societies through an investigation of the socio-political, economic and religious factors that impact appearance, dress and behavior in these cultures. Students will develop increased intercultural competency skills and enhanced multicultural sensitivity by being able to identify material and non-material culture from various countries across the globe. Ultimately, students will be able to engage society with grace and understanding and change the world from increased global awareness.
Attributes:Upper-Division, Ways of Engaging
FCS 3825: Retail Buying and Management (5) Offerings
Prerequisites: FCS 2820, 3822 and Mathematics Placement Level A. Focuses on the role of retail buyers in the merchandising process. Examines merchandising decisions such as what and how much inventory to buy, from where to source, and how best to market goods to the consumer to meet sales goals. Merchandise planning decisions and sales goals are determined using retail math equations.
Attributes:Upper-Division Restrictions:Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded.
FCS 3830: Textiles (5) Offerings
Study of textiles from raw materials through finishing and dyeing of fabrics as related to durability, comfort, and aesthetics. Survey includes the structure of the textile industry, textile laws and regulations, and textile testing. Provides hands-on experiences in areas such as fiber identification, properties, and structures.
Attributes:Upper-Division Restrictions:Freshman students are excluded.
FCS 3840: Flat Pattern Design (5) Offerings
Prerequisite: FCS 1840 and Mathematics Placement Level A. Provides foundational understanding for drafting, pattern manipulations, and elements of good fit to create functional, as well as aesthetically pleasing, apparel products. Students develop basic slopers through pattern drafting, and also learn to design and construct creative apparel products including a dress for the final project. Through this understanding and skill development, students will be able to evaluate and create ready-to-wear apparel products in the global fashion industry.
Attributes:Upper-Division Restrictions:Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded.
FCS 3842: Apparel Productn & Evaluation (5) Offerings
Prerequisites: FCS 1840 and 3840 or permission of instructor. Provides specific knowledge and skills of the industry standards necessary to evaluate and create ready-to-wear apparel products in the global fashion industry.
Attributes:Upper-Division Restrictions:Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded.
FCS 3843: CAD I for Interior Design (3) Offerings
Prerequisite: FCS 2204. Applies two- and three-dimensional computer drawing in the design of interior space. Uses AutoCAD software on a Windows-based system.
Attributes:Upper-Division Restrictions:Undergraduate only. Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded.
FCS 3870: History of Costume (5) Offerings
Studies textile and costume designs of civilizations from the ancient to present day. Social, economic and political factors of various periods and their influence on evolution of costume and the importance of women's role in the history of Western dress are major emphases. Integrates costume with various arts: painting, sculpture, drama, and music. A women's studies minor course.
Attributes:Arts and Humanities A, Upper-Division Restrictions:Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded.
FCS 3875: Appearance and Culture (3) Offerings
A study of the diverse meanings of appearance and dress as manifestations of individual and group behavior, social organizations, and cultural norms. Students develop an increased awareness and sensitivity to the power of dress as a non-verbal communicator as they explore the role of socialization in local and global cultures.
Attributes:Upper-Division, Writing "W" Course Restrictions:Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded.
FCS 3890: Global Sourcing and Production (5) Offerings
Prerequisites: FCS 2820 and 3822, or permission of instructor. Survey current issues and trends related to sourcing and manufacturing of apparel and textiles products in global markets. Students explore ethical, social, political, and economic issues related to global sourcing and production.
Attributes:Upper-Division Restrictions:Fashion Merchandising Majors only.
FCS 4240: Family Relations (3) Offerings
Studies the role of families in establishing a home environment that provides for the physical, emotional, intellectual, and social development of family members with particular emphasis on human sexuality and communication.
Attributes:Upper-Division
FCS 4310: Sports and Exercise Nutrition (3) Offerings
Prerequisites: FCS 3340, and (FCS 4330 or PES 3580) or permission of instructor. Examines the role of the six major nutrients in energy metabolism and optimal athletic performance and recovery. Presents nutrition principles relevant to physical activity. Discusses the different dietary needs of athletes in a variety of sports as well as active individuals with special conditions or needs. Through a series of worksheets and case studies, students practice research, nutrition assessment and meal planning skills that aim to improve diet and physical performance.
Attributes:Upper-Division
FCS 4330: Advanced Nutrition&Metabolism (5) Offerings
Prerequisites: (BIO 2101 or CHM 1330) and (CHM 1360 or CHM 4361), and BIO 2130, and FCS 3340. In-depth discussion of the properties of macro- and micronutrients, their interrelationships and distribution in the food supply, nutrient transport and metabolism at the cellular and systemic levels and the contributions of nutrients to the maintenance of human health.
Attributes:Upper-Division Restrictions:Food & Nutritional Sciences Majors only.
FCS 4340: Medical Nutrition Therapy I (5) Offerings
Prerequisites: FCS 2365, 3340, and BIO 2130. Presents nutrition as a factor in the management, treatment and prevention of disease. Discusses strategies for assessing nutrition status, energy and nutrient needs for developing, implementing and documenting evidence-based, culturally-sensitive treatment care plans for key chronic medical conditions. A case-study approach is used and medical terminology practiced.
Attributes:Upper-Division Restrictions:Food & Nutritional Sciences Majors only. Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded.
FCS 4341: Medical Nutrition Therapy II (5) Offerings
Prerequisite: FCS 4340. Continuing study of nutrition as a factor in the management, treatment and prevention of disease. Discusses strategies for assessing nutrition status, energy and nutrient needs, and for developing, implementing and documenting evidence-based, culturally-sensitive treatment care plans and appropriate nutrition support modalities for conditions common in hospitalized patients. A case-study approach is used and medical terminology practiced.
Attributes:Upper-Division Restrictions:Food & Nutritional Sciences Majors only. Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded.
FCS 4352: Community Nutrition (3) Offerings
Prerequisite: FCS 3340 or permission of instructor. Explores the major community and public health nutrition problems in the United States and the roles and practice arenas of community nutritionists. Federal and nongovernmental programs designed to meet food and nutritional needs of vulnerable populations are examined. Critical thinking skills are developed through exploration and evaluation of nutrition policies and programs.
Attributes:Upper-Division Restrictions:Food & Nutritional Sciences Majors only. Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded.
FCS 4367: Experimental Foods (5) Offerings
Prerequisites: FCS 2365 and (BIO 2101 or CHM 1330) and MAT 2360. Provides an experimental approach to the study of food product development. Explores theory and application of basic food-science research design, implementation of experiments, interpretation and reporting of data in a research paper and poster. Issues related to the food supply and food safety are also examined. Extra fee.
Attributes:Upper-Division, Writing "W" Course Restrictions:Food & Nutritional Sciences Majors only.
FCS 4370: Nutrition Research (2-3) Offerings
Prerequisite: FCS 4330 and MAT 2360 (FCS 4330 can be taken concurrently). Reviews research methodologies in nutrition science. Students enhance their critical thinking skills through reading and evaluation of scientific publications in the field of Nutritional Sciences. Students practice and improve essential skills for writing in the discipline by synthesizing information on a recent or controversial topic in human nutrition in the form of research papers and through the use of scaffolding assignments, drafts and peer review.
Attributes:Upper-Division, Writing "W" Course
FCS 4460: Work and Family (5) Offerings
Focuses on the connections between work and family. Includes strategies for maximizing management influences on individuals and families at varying stages of the lifecycle and socioeconomic levels. Issues related to workplace environments, public policy related to family needs, and the role of work-family coordination.
Attributes:Upper-Division Restrictions:Freshman students are excluded.
FCS 4470: Careers in Human Services (1) Offerings
Prerequisites: FCS 1050, 3240, 3410, 3710, and 4460. Explores careers in the field of human services. Encourages students to explore their social and cultural identities as they transition to the professional field. Provides background and specific skills needed to research, obtain, and succeed in human services careers through networking, interviews, guest speakers, site visits, and job preparation.
Attributes:Upper-Division Restrictions:Indiv and Fam Development Majors only.
FCS 4510: Curriculm,Presntatn&Evaluation (5) Offerings
Prerequisites: FCS 2365, or 2385, or 2240, 3240, 3410, 3710, 3875, or permission of instructor. Explores methods and strategies for teaching family and consumer science concepts. Provides opportunity for skill development in teaching presentation techniques that utilize the lecture/demonstration method. Emphasizes a critical understanding, development, and organization of the subject content that promotes student learning and meets national and state standards.
Attributes:Upper-Division Restrictions:Family & Consumer Sciences Majors only. Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded.
FCS 4512: Aspects Career&Tech Ed FACSE (3) Offerings
Prerequisite: Methods Quarter. Identifies philosophy and mission of career and technical education and explores methods of planning and implementing a program that meets the established standards and criteria for a state approved Family and Consumer Sciences Program.
Attributes:Upper-Division Restrictions:Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded.
FCS 4710: Adv Design II-Resdntl Interior (5) Offerings
Prerequisites: ART 1104, FCS 3712, and 3714, FCS 4730 is recommended. Focuses on honing advanced skills in architectural drafting, sketching, space planning, and presentation. Applies the design process to projects in residential design. Extra fee. May be repeated for credit 1 time.
Attributes:Upper-Division Restrictions:Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded.
FCS 4712: Adv Design II-Commercial Inter (5) Offerings
Prerequisite: FCS 3712, 3714, 4743, and 4744 all with a C- or better. FCS 4730 is recommended. Focuses on honing advanced skills in CAD drafting, space planning, and presentation. Applies the design process to projects in commercial design. Extra fee. May be repeated for credit 1 time.
Attributes:Upper-Division Restrictions:Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded.
FCS 4720: Portfolio and Exhibition (2) Offerings
Prerequisites: FCS 4710, 4712, and 4744 with a grade of C- or better. Instruction in the development of a professional portfolio including resume and cover-letter writing and presentation of samples of creative work. Required participation in final portfolio review event. Extra fee.
Equivalent Courses:ART 4236 Attributes:Upper-Division Restrictions:Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded.
FCS 4730: Sustainability and Materials (5) Offerings
Prerequisites: FCS 2204 and 2702 with a C- or better. Studies the functional uses and inherent properties of various interior finish materials and textiles. Associated sustainability issues will also be examined. Surveys safety standards and code regulations. Includes local field trips.
Attributes:Upper-Division Restrictions:Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded.
FCS 4743: CAD II for Interior Design (3) Offerings
Prerequisite: FCS 3843. Application of advanced techniques (3-D) of computer-aided design and drafting using AutoCAD software. May be repeated for credit up to 8 credits.
Attributes:Upper-Division Restrictions:Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded.
FCS 4744: CAD III for Interior Design (2) Offerings
Prerequisite: FCS 4743 with a C- or better. Introduces fundamental graphic skills that enhance the communication of design concepts and solutions by using a variety of software programs, including Photoshop, PowerPoint and Word. Basic digital imagin concepts and scanning will be covered. Course graded Pass/Fail.
Attributes:Upper-Division Restrictions:Interior Design Majors only.
FCS 4822: Apparel Design & Merchandising (2) Offerings
Prerequisites: FCS 2820 and 3822. Identifies trends and current issues in the fashion industry.
Attributes:Upper-Division Restrictions:Fashion Merchandising Majors only.
FCS 4840: Apparel Design through Draping (5) Offerings
Prerequisites: FCS 1840, 3840 and 3842 or permission of instructor. Focuses on acquiring the skills necessary to develop apparel designs by using techniques of draping materials on the human form. Principles of design will be studied and applied in the production of attractive apparel designs that are in harmony with the current fashion scene. Extra Fee.
Attributes:Upper-Division Restrictions:Clothing & Textiles Majors only. Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded.
FCS 4843: CAD for Apparel Design (5) Offerings
Prerequisites: ART 2112 and FCS 2110 or instructor permission. Provides opportunity to practice CAD rendering skills and creative design process for apparel products. Emphasizes elements and principles of technical design as well as creative design of apparel products. Extra Fee. May be repeated for credit up to 10 credits.
Attributes:Upper-Division Restrictions:Clothing & Textiles Majors only. Graduate, Undergraduate only. Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded.
FCS 4844: Advanced Apparel Design (5) Offerings
Prerequisites: FCS 3840, 3842, and 4840, or permission of instructor. Explores creative designing process through integrating the theories and skills of sketching, pattern making, draping, and construction in the production of ready-to-wear clothing. Provides a chance to practice visual presentation skills. May be repeated for credit up to 10 credits.
Attributes:Upper-Division Restrictions:Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded.
FCS 4846: CAD for Apparel Portfolio (5) Offerings
Prerequisites: FCS 3840, 3842, and 4843. Provides opportunities to create a professional apparel design portfolio through CAD. Extra fee. May be repeated for credit up to 10 credits.
Attributes:Upper-Division
FCS 4899: FCS Senior Capstone (3) Offerings
Prerequisites: FCS 1050 and FCS 3240. FCS senior capstone course. Examines history, philosophy, and cultural values as they relate to the mission and goals of the family and consumer science discipline and profession and to each FCS specialization. Investigates public-policy issues affecting families. Examines role of faith in vocation and ethical behavior in professional practice.
Attributes:Upper-Division Restrictions:Clothing & Textiles, Family & Consumer Sciences, Food & Nutritional Sciences, Indiv and Fam Development, Interior Design Majors only. Freshman, Junior, Sophomore students are excluded.
FCS 4900: Independent Study (1-5) Offerings
Prerequisites: Senior standing and a B average in family and consumer science studies. May be repeated for credit up to 15 credits.
Attributes:Upper-Division Restrictions:Freshman, Junior, Sophomore students are excluded.
FCS 4930: Practicum (1-5) Offerings
Provides an opportunity to gain practical experience related to previous coursework in the major field in supervised teaching, grading, laboratory preparation, and/or tutoring. Specific arrangements with the instructor required. No more than 6 credits may count for major. May be repeated for credit up to 6 credits.
Attributes:Upper-Division Restrictions:Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded.
FCS 4931: Practicum in Design Production (1-5) Offerings
Practical application of coordination, production and promotion in the Designer's Showcase. May be repeated for credit up to 5 credits.
Attributes:Upper-Division
FCS 4932: Practicum: Community Kitchen (1-2) Offerings
Prerequisite: Semi-annual selection via an application process. Limited enrollment. Provides opportunities for students to gain practical experience related to various aspects of the planning and execution of communal cooking sessions (community kitchen), as well as its marketing, promotion, and the maintenance of a participant base. This faculty-supervised practicum is designed to enhance the understanding and practice of Christian vocation in SPU students. May be repeated for credit up to 5 credits.
Attributes:Upper-Division
FCS 4940: Internship (1-10) Offerings
Prerequisites: "B" average; junior standing. Provides opportunities for observation, orientation, and participation in employment. Work experience planned in advance with the instructor. May be repeated for credit up to 10 credits.
Attributes:Upper-Division Restrictions:Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded.
FCS 4950: Special Topics (1-5) Offerings
Provides a focused study of a specific topic or contemporary issue chosen by the instructor. See current Time Schedule for topic. May be repeated for credit up to 15 credits.
Attributes:Upper-Division Restrictions:Freshman students are excluded.



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