Mount Vernon Nazarene University

2011-2012 Catalog

Family and Consumer Sciences Department

Department Chair, Candace K. Fox

Faculty

Candace K. Fox, PhD

Rebecca Hinch, MA

Ardyth A. Stull, MA, MAEd

Family and Consumer Science Program Objectives

The courses and curriculum of the family and consumer sciences program are designed to achieve the following student outcomes:

  • demonstrate sensitivity to the need of building strong Christian families and homes;
  • evidence the knowledge, skills, attitudes, and values to function effectively as individuals, family members, and citizens;
  • exhibit the professional and personal ethical standards appropriate for the work force and facilitating the well-being of families and society;
  • participate in internships, work experience, and professional organizational membership that integrate learning with experience;
  • demonstrate the essential knowledge and skills appropriate to child development, family relations, housing, clothing and textiles, nutrition and wellness, family life management, and career participation;
  • demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to function effectively as a vocational family and consumer sciences teacher; and
  • evidence the knowledge and skills to pursue graduate study in specialized areas of family and consumer sciences.

Family and Consumer Science Departmental Programs

Associate in Applied Science in Child Development Center Administration

Required Courses

ECE2014* Art, Music and Movement

4

ECE2063* Curriculum in Early Childhood Education

3

ECE2061* Preschool Field Experience

1

ECE2072* Children’s Literature for Early Childhood

2

FCS1011 Preschool Laboratory

1

FCS1033 Food Preparation

3

FCS2083 Child Development Center Administration

3

aFCS2094 Integrated Preschool Methods

4

FCS3033 Marriage and Family

3

aFCS3053 Parenting and Family Decisions

3

FCS4022 Professional Issues and Actions

2

Required General Education Courses

COM1023G Public Speaking

3

PSY1013G General Psychology

3

*Students in this program may take these courses with an ACT of 17 or above.

Total

35 Hours

Recommended General Education Courses

BIO1014G Principles of Biology with Laboratory

4

Any Chemistry, Physical Science or Earth Science "G" course with laboratory

4

Associate in Applied Science in Family Environments

Required Courses

FCS1022 Orientation to Family and Consumer
Sciences

2

FCS1033 Food Preparation

3

FCS1043 Clothing Selection and Construction

3

FCS2012 Contemporary Nutrition

2

aFCS2023 Fashion: From Concept to Consumer

3

FCS2073 Interior Decorating

3

aFCS3023 Meal Management

3

FCS3033 Marriage and the Family

3

aFCS3053 Parenting and Family Decisions

3

PSY2013 Life Span Developmental Psychology

3

FIN3063 Consumer Finance

3

Required Cognate Courses

PSY1013G General Psychology

3

Total

34 Hours

Bachelor of Arts in Family and Consumer Sciences (Fashion Track)

The student with a major in family and consumer sciences (fashion merchandising track) must complete the general business minor.

Required Courses

FCS1022 Orientation to Family and Consumer Sciences

2

FCS1033 Food Preparation

3

FCS1043 Clothing Selection and Construction

3

FCS2012 Contemporary Nutrition

2

aFCS2023 Fashion: From Concept to Consumer

3

aFCS2033 Visual Merchandising and Store Design

3

FCS2073 Interior Decorating

3

FCS3002 Presentation Techniques for Family and Consumer Sciences

2

FCS3033 Marriage and the Family

3

aFCS3013 Pattern Study

3

aFCS3073 Fashion and Society

3

aFCS3093 History of Fashion, Interiors and Architecture

3

aFCS4003 Family Life Management

3

aFCS4013 Textiles

3

FCS4022 Professional Issues and Actions

2

PSY2013 Life Span Developmental Psychology

3

FIN3063 Consumer Finance

3

Required Cognate Courses

PSY1013G General Psychology

3

Select two of the following

6

ART1023 Design Fundamentals

 

ART1033 Color Theory

 

ART1053 Drawing I

 

Total

56 Hours

Bachelor of Arts in Family and Consumer Sciences (General Track)

Required Courses

FCS1022 Orientation to Family and Consumer Sciences

2

FCS1033 Food Preparation

3

FCS1043 Clothing Selection and Construction

3

FCS2012 Contemporary Nutrition

2

aFCS2023 Fashion: From Concept to Consumer

3

FCS2073 Interior Decorating

3

FCS3002 Presentation Techniques for Family and Consumer Sciences

2

aFCS3003 Equipment for Kitchen and Bath Design

3

aFCS3013 Pattern Study

3

aFCS3023 Meal Management

3

FCS3033 Marriage and the Family

3

aFCS3053 Parenting and Family Decisions

3

aFCS4003 Family Life Management

3

aFCS4013 Textiles

3

FCS4022 Professional Issues and Actions

2

PSY2013 Life Span Developmental Psychology

3

FIN3063 Consumer Finance

3

Required Cognate Course

PSY1013G General Psychology

3

Total

50 Hours

The student with a major in family and consumer sciences (general track) must complete a minor in another discipline.

Bachelor of Family and Consumer Sciences (Interior Decorating Track)

The student with a major in family and consumer sciences (interior decorating track) must complete the general business minor.

Required Courses

FCS1022 Orientation to Family and Consumer Sciences

2

FCS1033 Food Preparation

3

FCS1043 Clothing Selection and Construction

3

FCS2012 Contemporary Nutrition

2

aFCS2033 Visual Merchandising and Store Design

3

FCS2073 Interior Decorating

3

FCS3002 Presentation Techniques for Family and Consumer Sciences

2

aFCS3003 Equipment for Kitchen and Bath Design

3

FCS3033 Marriage and the Family

3

aFCS3043 Home Furnishings Practicum

3

aFCS3083 Housing, Society and Consumers

3

aFCS3093 History of Fashion, Interiors and
Architecture

3

aFCS4003 Family Life Management

3

aFCS4013 Textiles

3

FCS4022 Professional Issues and Actions

2

PSY2013 Life Span Developmental Psychology

3

FIN3063 Consumer Finance

3

Required Cognate Courses

PSY1013G General Psychology

3

Select two of the following

6

ART1023 Design Fundamentals

 

ART1033 Color Theory

 

ART1053 Drawing I

 

Total

56 Hours

Bachelor of Arts in Family and Consumer Sciences (Career-Technical Education)

Note: Students who wish to teach in grades seven through twelve, in multi-age education, or in career-technical settings must complete general education and professional education courses which are listed in the School of Education and Professional Studies section of this catalog.

Required Courses

FCS1022 Orientation to Family and Consumer Sciences

2

FCS1033 Food Preparation

3

FCS1043 Clothing Selection and Construction

3

FCS2012 Contemporary Nutrition

2

ECE2061 Preschool Field Experience

1

ECE2063 Curriculum in Early Childhood

3

FCS2073 Interior Decorating

3

FCS3002 Presentation Techniques for Family and Consumer Sciences

2

aFCS3023 Meal Management

3

FCS3033 Marriage and the Family

3

aFCS3053 Parenting and Family Decisions

3

aFCS3083 Housing, Society and Consumers

3

aFCS4002 Content Area Teaching Methods in Family and Consumer Sciences

2

aFCS4003 Family Life Management

3

aFCS4013 Textiles

3

FCS4022 Professional Issues and Actions

2

FIN3063 Consumer Finance

3

Required Education Courses

49

Total

93 Hours

Family Life Minor

FCS2012 Contemporary Nutrition

2

FCS3033 Marriage and the Family

3

aFCS3053 Parenting and Family Decisions

3

aFCS4003 Family Life Management

3

Select three courses from the following:

8-9

(at least 3 hours selected from courses numbered 3000 or above)

 

FCS1033 Food Preparation

 

FCS1043 Clothing Selection and Construction

 

aFCS2023 Fashion: From Concept to Consumer

 

FCS2073 Interior Decorating

 

aFCS3003 Equipment for Kitchen and Bath Design

 

aFCS3023 Meal Management

 

FCS4022 Professional Issues and Actions

 

Total

19-20 Hours