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FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES (FACS 19.01)

FACS 130. Orientation to Family and Consumer Sciences. 1‑1‑0. Introduction to personal and professional foundations in the field. (19.0101)

FACS 131. Helping Individuals and Families. 3‑3‑0. Principles and techniques of helping individuals and families. (19.0701)

FACS 201. Special Topics. 3-3-0. Prerequisite: Permission of department head. Selected topics in family and consumer sciences. May be repeated for credit if content differs. (19.0799)

FACS 332. Curriculum Elements for Intergenerational Centers. 3‑3‑0. Experiential activities designed to foster and support optimal cognitive development for young children and older adults (19.0707)

FACS 334. Changing Home and Family. 3-3-0. Application of principles of family life. This course is also available via Internet. Basic computer knowledge is required for students enrolled in the Internet section. (13.1308)

FACS 400. The Family and Law. 3‑3‑0. Prerequisite: FACS 334 or graduate standing. A general survey of family law with special emphasis on the Louisiana Civil Code. (19.0401)

FACS 448. Applied Family Resource Management. 3‑3‑0.   The application of principles of family resource management. (19.0707)

*FACS 458. Methods of Teaching Vocational Family and Consumer Sciences Education. 3‑3‑0. Prerequisite: Senior standing. Methods and instructional materials in vocational family and consumer sciences education emphasizing lesson plans, units of instruction, and student evaluation. Course includes computer applications. (19.0201)

FACS 460. Parenting. 3‑3‑0. The parenting role with emphasis on the stages of childhood and adolescence. (19.0704)

FACS 461. Families in Crisis. 3‑3‑0. Prerequisite: FACS 334 or graduate standing. Helping families and individuals in crisis situations. (19.0499)

FACS 464. Professional Practice in Family Services. 4‑3‑2. Prerequisites: FACS 131, FACS 334, and senior standing. Must be taken semester before FACS 495. Theory and practice of interviewing, helping, and enabling individuals and families in a community agency setting. (19.0707)

FACS 470. Applied Perspectives on Aging. 3-3-0. Application of concepts and principles from the social, familial, and psychological perspectives of aging in current society to community settings. This course is also available via Internet.   Basic computer knowledge is required for students enrolled in the Internet section(30.1101)

FACS 471. Families and Addiction. 3-3-0. Prerequisite: NURS 307. Family systems, life cycle transitions, developmental theory, multicultural and diversity issues related to addiction. This course is also available via Internet. Basic computer knowledge is required for students enrolled in the Internet section. (19.0704)

FACS 477. Community Health and Wellness. 3-3-0. Prerequisites: FACS 322 and PSYC 101. Concepts and topics as they relate to strenghening and guiding communities towards overall health and wellness. (19.0707)

FACS 480. Multicultural Concepts. 3-3-0. Philosophical and theoretical perspectives on current practices in multiculturalism work with individuals. (19.0707)

FACS 495. Child, Family and Social Services Internship. 12-0-40. Prerequisite: Permission of department head. 480 hours of work experience in the intern’s major field of interest in family and consumer sciences (child, family, and social services). The course provides 12 weeks of work experience in the intern’s major field of interest. (19.9999)

*FACS 497. Family and Consumer Sciences Internship. 4-0-12. Prerequisite: Completion of all 400 level required FACS courses in Child, Family, and Social Service concentration or permission of department head. 160 hours of work experience in the intern’s major field of interest in family and consumer sciences. Open only to Child, Family, and Social Service concentration; and Elementary Education majors. Fa and Sp only. (19.9999)

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