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Family and Consumer Sciences

1906 College Heights Blvd #11037

Bowling Green, KY  42101-1037

270-745-4352 (phone)

270-745-3999 (fax)

lauri.warden@wku.edu (e-mail)

CHECK OUT THESE EXCITING MINORS TO COMPLEMENT YOUR MAJOR.

PLEASE NOTE: For all FACS Minors: One-half of hours required for the minor must be at the 300 course level or above.

Child Studies (21 hours)

  Required Courses:

     FACS 191 Child Development

     FACS 297 Family, Community, & Early Childhood Program Partnerships

     FACS 395 Child and Family Stress

     FACS 492 Growth and Guidance of Children

     FACS 494 Parenting Strategies

     AND 6 hours of restricted electives chosen with advisor

Consumer and Family Sciences (21 hours)

  Required Courses:

     DMT  110 Design Concepts

     HMD 211 Human Nutrition

     FACS 310 Management of Family Resources

     FACS 311 Family Relations

     FACS 431 Clothing and Human Behavior

     AND 6 hours of approved electives

Family Home Visiting (21 hours)

Required Courses:

     FACS 191  Child Development

     FACS 294  Assessment of young Children

     FACS 393  Play and Child Development

     FACS 395  Child and Family Stress

     FACS 494  Parenting Strategies

     FACS 496  Challenging Behaviors

     FACS 497  Family Home Visiting

Family Studies (21 hours)

  Required Courses:

     FACS 191 Child Development

     FACS 310 Management of Family Resources

     FACS 311 Family Relations

     FACS 494 Parenting Strategies

     FACS 495 Family ande Relationship Violence

     AND 6 hours of approved electives

Food Service Management (24 hours)

  Required Courses:

     HMD 151 Food Science

     HMD 171 Introduction to Management in the Hospitality Industry

     HMD 251 Commerical Food

     HMD 275 Restaurant Management

     HMD 313 Practicum

     HMD 351 Human Resource management in the Hospitality Industry

     HMD 353 Menu Planning and Purchasing

     HMD 452 Quality and Service Management in the Hospitality Industry

Interior Design (22 hours)

  Required Courses:

     IDFM 120 Visual Design I

     IDFM 201 ID Studio I

     IDFM 243 Materials and Finishes

     IDFM 300 ID Studio II

    IDFM 304  Lighting and Environmental Control

     IDFM 403 Business Principles and Practices

     IDFM Elective

Lodging Management (21 hours)

  Required Courses:

     HMD 171 Introduction to Management in the Hospitality Industry

     HMD 252 Computer Applications in Hospitality

     HMD 271 Tourism Planning and Development

     HMD 313 Practicum

     HMD 351 Human Resource Management in the Hospitality Industry

     HMD 371 Lodging Management

     HMD 452 Quality and Service Management in the Hospitality Industry

Meeting, Convention, and Exposition Planning (21 hours)

  Required Courses:

     HMD 171 Introduction to Management in the Hospitality Industry

     HMD 313 Practicum (must be in Meeting, Convention, and Exposition Planning)

     OR

     REC 490 Practicum (site must be approved by course instructor)

     HMD 375 Meeting and Convention Management

     REC 306 Recreation Program Planning

     MKT 325 Personal Selling

     Electives (6 hours) Electives must be selected from the following list of courses. When

     selecting electives, only two courses in this minor may be duplicated in the student's major

     or another minor.

     HMD 351 Human Resource Management in the Hospitality Industry

     HMD 373 Tourism and Destination Marketing

     HMD 378 Legal Environment of Hospitality and Tourism

     COMM 240 Critical Listening

     COMM 345 Advanced Public Speaking

     COMM 346 Persuasion

     HORT 209 Floral Design

     HORT 309 Advanced Floral Design

     HORT 409 Wedding Floral Design

     MGT 311 Human Resource Management

     MGT 312 Entrepreneurship

     MGT 333 Management of Non-Profit Organizations

     MGT 365 Entrepreneurial Law

     MKT 323 Services Marketing (MKT-220 prerequisite for this course)

     MKT 328 Marketing on the World Wide Web

     MKT 425 Advanced Personal Selling Strategies

     MKT 427 Entrepreneurial Marketing

     PSY 370 Industrial/Organization Psychology

     REC 424 Camp and Conference Center Administration

     REC 426 Facility Planning and Design

Nutrition (22-23 hours)

  Required Courses:

     HMD 211 Human Nutrition

     CHEM 109 Chemistry for the Health Sciences

     HMD 360 Advanced Nutrition

     Electives (Choose 12-13 hours from courses listed below):

     HMD 361 Life Stage Nutrition

     HMD 365 Community Nutrition

     HMD 367 Nutrition for the Aging Population

     HMD 368 Dietary and Herbal Supplements

     CHEM 304 Biochemistry for the Health Sciences

     HMD 364 Sports Nutrition

Textiles and Apparel Merchandising (24 hours)

  Required Courses:

     IDFM 132 Perspectives of Dress

     IDFM 223 Textiles

     IDFM 231 Textiles and Apparel Quality Analysis

     IDFM 333 Fashion Fundamentals

     AND 12 hours IDFM electives

Tourism (Collaborative Minor with Physical Education and Recreation Dept.)(21 hours)

Students must take 9 hours from FACS and 9 hours from PE & Rec. Minor must include a minimum of one-half of required hours in upper division courses.

  Required Core Courses:

     HMD 271 Tourism Planning and Development

     MKT 220 Basic Marketing Concepts

     REC 420  Commercial Recreation and Tourism

     HMD 313 or REC 490 Internship/Practicum in Tourism

     Plus nine hours chosen from the following restricted electives:

     HMD 171 Introduction to Management in the Hospitality Industry

     HMD 373 Tourism and Destination Marketing

     HMD 375 Meeting and Convention Management

     REC 302 Recreation Leadership

     REC 383 Social Recreation

     REC 451 Recreation Management for Specialized Facilities

If you are interested in adding a FACS minor to your current program, please contact the department by phone (270-745-4352) or e-mail (lauri.warden@wku.edu).

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