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Minors in Family and Consumer Sciences

View the Residential Minor Course Requirements for official requirements.

Clothing & Textiles (15 hours)

Core Courses

  • Design and Construction I for Apparel: FACS 222
  • Textiles: Fibers and Fabrics: FACS 320

Choose 3 courses from:

  • Psycho-Social Aspects of Clothing: FACS 325
  • Apparel Illustration and Design: FACS 420
  • Design and Construction II: FACS 425
  • History of Costume: FACS 429
  • Special Projects: FACS 490
  • Directed Research: FACS 495
  • Family/Consumer Internship: FACS 499

Family & Child Development (15 hours)

Core Courses

  • Development of Contemporary Families: FACS 205
  • Early Childhood Education: FACS 260
  • Parenting: FACS 370

Choose 2 courses from:

  • Daycare Administration: FACS 365
  • Families Under Stress: FACS 475
  • Special Projects: FACS 490
  • Directed Research: FACS 495
  • Family/Consumer Internship: FACS 499
  • Marriage and Family: PSYC 361

Family and Consumer Sciences (16 hours)

Core Courses

  • Introduction to Family and Consumer Sciences: FACS 103
  • Introduction to Food Safety and Hospitality: FACS 130
  • Development of Contemporary Families: FACS 205
  • Food Science and Management: FACS 230

Choose 1 course from:

  • Design and Construction I for Interiors: FACS 221
  • Design and Construction 1 for Apparel: FACS 222

Choose 1 course from:

  • Concepts in Interior Design: FACS 240
  • Human Nutrition: FACS 330/HLTH 330
  • Family Economic Decisions: FACS 350

Foods and Nutrition (15 hours)

Core Courses

  • Introduction to Food Safety and Hospitality: FACS 130
  • Food Science and Management: FACS 230
  • Human Nutrition: FACS 330/HLTH 330

Choose 2 courses from:

  • Food and Culture: FACS 335
  • Gourmet Foods: FACS 430
  • Event Catering: FACS 435
  • Special Projects: FACS 490
  • Directed Research: FACS 495
  • Family/Consumer Internship: FACS 499