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Major

This major is interdisciplinary, with courses from apparel design, fashion merchandising, foods and nutrition, and physical sciences.

Below is a sample academic plan. You can work with an advisor to tailor the courses to your interest.

First-Year

Fall
CORE 1000: The Reflective Woman*
CHEM 1010: General Chemistry*
PSYC 1001: General Psychology (with lab)
LANG: Foreign language course*
 
Spring
FASH 2100: Apparel Construction or FASH 2150: Sociocultural Aspects of Clothing
PSYC 2020: Lifespan Developmental Psychology*
WOST/CRST: Women's studies or critical studies course*
LANG: Foreign language course*

Sophomore

Fall
SOCI 3210: Marriage and Family
FASH 2050: Textiles (with lab)
FSNU 2900: Food Science
ENGL: English literature course*
 
Spring
FACS 3700: Interior Design
INDI 2000: Career Development for Women
HIST: History course*
PHIL/THEO: Philosophy or theology course*
EXSS: Exercise and sport science activity course*

Junior

Fall
FACS 4000: Mgmt. Approach to Family Systems
BIOL 1120: Biology of Women or Elective
PHIL/THEO: Philosophy or theology course*
Area of concentration course
 
Spring
FACS 3350: Child in the Family
FACS 3650: Personal & Family Finance
FSNU 2200: Food, Nutrition and You
EXSS: Exercise and sport science activity course*

Senior

Fall
CORE 3990: Global Search for Justice*
THEO 3850: Spirituality and Sexuality or Elective
MATH: Math course*
Area of concentration course
 
Spring
FACS 4604: Internship
FACS 3360: Parenting Education
PHIL/THEO: Philosophy or theology course*
Area of concentration course

Writing requirements​

Family and consumer and science majors satisfy the Writing Requirement for Majors by completing FACS 4000: Management Approach to Family Systems. You complete the Liberal Arts and Sciences Core Writing Requirement with three other writing intensive courses (CORE 1000: The Reflective Woman and CORE 3990: Global Search for Justice, and one other writing intensive course in this or another department).