FS 101 Introduction to Family and Consumer Sciences 1 hour - A survey of family and consumer sciences as a field of study, its organizational framework, growth and expansion, and present status; exploration of career opportunities in family and consumer sciences and in related disciplines that utilize family and consumer sciences skills.
FS 102 Introduction to Dietetics 1 hour - Introduction to professional issues, roles, ethics, and values of the dietitian. Examines the nontraditional or alternative roles for the nutrition and dietetics professional. Emphasizes preparation for national registration examination.
FS 111 Food Preparation 3 hours - The selection, care, composition, and preparation of foods. One laboratory each week.
FS 131 Nutrition 3 hours - Basic principles of human nutrition, including nutrients and allowances for various ages and normal stress conditions. Carries credit toward the general education requirement in science.
FS 151 Fashion Sewing Selection 3 hours - Artistic and economic factors are studied and applied to clothing for the family. Emphasis is placed on planning, buying, alteration, cost, and care of clothing. This course offers students opportunities in construction of garments for the family, using patterns to develop speed and confidence.
FS 152 Fashion Sewing and Textiles 3 hours - The impact of technology on textile fibers and fabric structure, recognition of fiber properties, and finishing processes as they apply to construction and selection of clothing.
FS 201 Art in Life 3 hours - Designed to develop an understanding of basic guidelines for an aesthetic appreciation of art in today’s world. To increase enjoyment in art and to produce freedom of expression.
FS 210 Principles of Early Childhood Education 3 hours - A course designed to give the prospective teacher an understanding of the principles and procedures employed in the organization, management, and supervision of an early childhood education program.
FS 211 Social and Professional Ethics 1 hour - A course designed to develop an understanding of the current social code for both men and women and to provide experience in its application to college life, home, and community living. Acceptable modes of interacting in social and professional situations are presented.
FS 212 Quantity Food Management 3 hours - Introduction to the responsibilities of first-level food service supervisors in quantity food service; includes planning, preparation, service, and safety of acceptable nutritionally adequate meals at designated budgetary levels. Laboratory experience in quantity food production. Prerequisites: BA 310, FS 111, FS 301 and junior standing or permission of instructor.
FS 221 Management of Family Resources 3 hours - Basic concepts and theories related to efficient time management and general life planning as well as methods and techniques for improving quality of life.
FS 231 Developing Creativity in Young Children 3 hours - Development of creativity and self-expression in children through stories, music, rhymes, play activities, and creative media. One three-hour laboratory is required each week.
FS 232 Nutrition Science 3 hours - Carbohydrates, proteins, fats, vitamins and minerals and their role in human metabolism. The management of normal nutrition needs of individuals across the life cycle including focus on pregnancy, lactation, normal infant growth and development; childhood and adolescence; adult men’s and women’s health issues; geriatrics; and basic pathophysiology and medical nutrition therapy for specific disease conditions. Prerequisite: FS 131 or by permission of instructor.
FS 301 Experimental Foods 3 hours - Research methods applied to individual and class problems in food preparation. Laboratory included. Prerequisites: FS 111 and CH 141.
FS 302 Preschool Environments 3 hours - Examination of preschool programs in alternative environments, including criteria for physical facilities, child health and safety, personnel and licensing, management of finances, and current legislation. Prerequisite: junior standing.
FS 305 Parent-Child Relations 3 hours - Current theories related to the effects of various parenting methods. Emphasis on designing a learning environment within the home for the holistic development of the child. Prerequisite: junior standing.
FS 312 Food Systems Management 3 hours - Introduction to food services, principles of organization and management, financial control, equipment selection, layout in institutional food service, and technical operations. Prerequisites: FS 212.
FS 321 Advanced Nutrition (W) 3 hours - A study of the physiological and chemical factors involved in the absorption and metabolism of food nutrients and how these factors apply to normal nutrition. Prerequisites: BI 112, CH 142, FS 131 or by permission of instructor.
FS 322 Life Span Nutrition 3 hours - This course is designed to prepare students for community service while addressing public health issues. Principles of communication, counseling, and nutritional requirements throughout the life cycle are covered. Prerequisite: FS 131 or by permission of instructor.
FS 323 Community Nutrition 3 hours - This course is designed to prepare students for community service while addressing entrepreneurship, multiculturalism, health care, legislation, nutrition policy and program planning. Prerequisites: FS 322 and junior standing.
FS 340 Family Economics and Management 3 hours - A study of supply and demand, consumer welfare, credit, protection and legal regulations, and current issues which affect the individual’s total responsibility as a consumer in today’s changing economic environment. Prerequisite: junior standing.
FS 342 Intimate Relations and Marriage (W) 3 hours - Evaluation of membership in a social structure created to benefit each person as a contributor to the family and to society in their physical, mental, and religious aspects. Prerequisite: FS 355.
FS 351 Tailoring 3 hours - Principles involved in making suits and coats for men and women. Open only to those who show skill in the construction of garments. Prerequisite: FS 151 or by approval.
FS 355 Human Development 3 hours - A study of the physical, mental, emotional, and social development of the individual from conception through senescence, with particular emphasis on normal adaptation to change and learning processes. Observation and laboratory are required. Prerequisite: junior standing.
FS 358 Infant and Toddler Development 3 hours - An in-depth study of infants and toddlers, with special emphasis on developing and setting up creative programs for infants and toddlers. Observation and participation in infant and toddler programs required. Prerequisite: junior standing.
FS 360 Vegetarian Cuisine 3 hours - A study of foods, cookery, nutrition, and demonstration techniques as they apply to planning nutritionally balanced meals based upon a vegetarian diet. Laboratory included.
FS 401 Apparel Design 3 hours - A course involving principles of draping and flat pattern design and their practical applications in sewing for men and women. Current construction techniques and individualized fitting are emphasized. Prerequisite: FS 151.
FS 403 Child Development Practicum 3 hours - Effective methods of working with children, impact of teacher behavior on the behavior of the children, teacher-parent and teacher-teacher relationships. Two lectures and six hours - of observation and participation in a child development laboratory program are required each week. Prerequisites: FS 210, FS 231, FS 302, FS 355, and FS 358.
FS 404 Administration and Supervision of Preschools 3 hours - Effective methods for operating a Development Center are emphasized: essential planning procedures, including curriculum, guidance, health protection, housing, equipment, food service, budgeting, parent-staff relations , social services, and community relations. Six hours - of laboratory are required each week. Prerequisite: FS 403.
FS 411 Housing and Interiors 3 hours - A study of the principles of planning housing and living environments in relation to needs, resources, and lifestyles of individuals and families at all stages of the life cycle. Prerequisite: FS 201.
FS 438 Clinical Nutrition and Lab 3 hours - Introduction of clinical experience in dietetics, understanding and applying clinical laboratory values, nutritional assessment, quality improvement while utilizing medical nutritional therapy. Laboratory practice included. Prerequisites: CH 331, BI 112, FS 232, FS 321, or permission of instructor.
FS 439 Medical Nutrition Therapy and Lab 3 hours - Introduction of clinical experience in dietetics, understanding and applying clinical laboratory values, nutritional assessment, medical nutritional therapy, Adventist beliefs and professional conduct in patient care. Laboratory experience included. Prerequisites: FS 438 or permission of instructor.
FS 440 Medical Nutrition Therapy and Lab 3 hours - Therapeutic nutrition, metabolic changes in specific pathological conditions, dietary modification used for treatment. Nutrition care process to make decisions, to identity nutrition related problems and determine and evaluate nutrition interventions including medical nutrition therapy, disease prevention and health promotion. Prerequisite: FS 439 or permission of instructor.
FS 441 Management of Family Resources Practicum 3 hours - Cooperative living in homemaking groups in the home management house. Experience is given in management, accounting, food preparation and services, aesthetic arrangements, and entertaining. Charges are based on prevailing food costs. Registration required in the department office one semester in advance. Prerequisites: FS 111, FS 340, and departmental senior, or permission of instructor.
FS 442 Occupational Family and Consumer Science 3 hours - A course designed to provide supervised occupational work experience in family and consumer sciences. Prerequisite: FS 212.
FS 452 Advanced Family Studies (W) 3 hours - A comparative study of families internationally, utilizing the United States as a framework. Special attention will be given to developing countries, eastern Europe, and the Far East. Prerequisites: FS 342 and departmental senior, or permission of instructor.
FS 453 Senior Seminar 1 hour - A study of professional organizations, meetings, and publications in all areas of family and consumer sciences. Includes resume writing and job search. Prerequisite: Departmental senior or permission of instructor.
FS 454 Internship in Human Development and Family Studies 3 hours - Organized opportunities for work experience in cooperative extension services and family agencies. Prerequisite: departmental senior or permission of instructor.
FS 490-491 Research and Independent Study each 1-3 hours - Individual research. Limited to majors. Prerequisites: departmental senior and prior approval by department chair.
FS 495-496 Dietetics Internship I-II 12-12 hours - A dietetics internship providing supervised practical experience at various hospitals, food service institutions, long-term care and public health and wellness facilities. Students are required to attend two weeks orientation on campus before beginning internship rotations. Rotations may be completed at approved facilities in-state or out-of-state.