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
  • Introduction to the Fashion Industry: FACS 225

Choose 2 courses from:

  • Psycho-Social Aspects of Clothing: FACS 325
  • Design and Construction II for Apparel: FACS 322
  • Fashion Promotion and Visual Merchandising: FACS 423
  • History of Costume: FACS 429

Family & Child Development (15 hours)

Core Courses

  • Development of Contemporary Families: FACS 205
  • Families Under Stress: FACS 475
  • Parenting: FACS 370

Choose 2 courses from:

  • Early Childhood Education: FACS 260
  • Therapy and Theory of Play in Early Childhood: FACS 361
  • Administration of Family and Child Life Programs: FACS 365
  • Family & Individual Res. Management: FACS 455
  • Internal Dynamics of Families: FACS 470

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
  • Housing: Consumer and Community: FACS 340

Choose 1 course from:

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

Choose 1 course from:

  • Introduction to the Fashion Industry: FACS 225
  • Food Science and Management: FACS 230
  • Psycho-Social Aspects of Clothing: FACS 325
  • Family Economic Decisions: FACS 350
  • Family & Individual Res. Management: FACS 455