FCSE-FAMILY & CONSUMER SCI EDU (FCSE)

FCSE 235. Housing and Interior Design

3 Credits

Investigation of types of housing and factors impacting housing decisions for families. Selection, planning, and arrangement of interior components of homes to meet the needs of the family. Restricted to Las Cruces campus only.

Prerequisite(s): No prerequisites.

FCSE 245. Overview of Family and Consumer Sciences Teaching

3 Credits

Overview of planning and teaching skills. Supervised experiences in observing and directing the learning of secondary family and consumer sciences students. Philosophy and history of the profession.

FCSE 345. Management Concepts in Family and Consumer Sciences Teaching

3 Credits

Incorporation and application of management concepts in family and consumer sciences subject matter. Practical experience teaching management and ways to use management skills to plan, implement, and evaluate the teaching-learning transaction.

FCSE 348. Teaching in Informal Family and Consumer Sciences Settings

3 Credits

Learning principles and theories with application in informal family and consumer sciences education situations. Includes supervised experience in use of teaching strategies.

Prerequisite: overall GPA of at least 2.5 or consent of instructor.

FCSE 445. Career and Technical Education Programs

3 Credits

History and development of career and technical programs. Ancillary functions of family and consumer sciences teachers, including student evaluation and leadership development for students. Experiences in extension programs and teaching. Ethical issues and concerns of educators are introduced. Lifelong leadership development and evaluation tools for educators are explored. May be repeated up to 3 credits.

FCSE 446. Teaching Methods I for Family and Consumer Sciences

3 Credits

Objectives, content, and organization of family and consumer sciences curriculum in high schools; materials and methods of teaching. Restricted to majors.

Prerequisites: FCSE 245 and FCSE 345 and an overall GPA of at least 2.5, or consent of instructor.

FCSE 447. Teaching Methods II for Family and Consumer Sciences

3 Credits

Planning, preparation, and strategies for teaching family and consumer sciences in the secondary schools. Preparation for employment. Restricted to majors.

Prerequisites: FCSE 245, FCSE 345, FCSE 445, FCSE 446 and an overall GPA of at least 2.5, or consent of instructor.

FCSE 448. Supervised Teaching in Family and Consumer Sciences

12 Credits

Seventy (70) days of full-time supervised teaching in selected high schools. Consent of Instructor required. Restricted to: FCSE majors.

Prerequisite(s): FCSE 446, an overall GPA of at least 2.5, and consent of instructor.

FCSE 492. Special Problems

1-4 Credits

Individual research study in a selected subject area of family and consumer sciences. Maximum of 4 credits per semester and 6 credits toward degree.

FCSE 545. Graduate Study in Vocational Programs for Youth and Adults

3 Credits

History and development of career and technical programs. Ancillary functions of family and consumer sciences teachers, including student evaluation and leadership development for students. Experiences in extension programs and teaching. Ethical issues and concerns of educators are introduced. Lifelong leadership development and evaluation tools for educators are explored. May be repeated up to 3 credits.

FCSE 546. Graduate Study in Teaching Methods I

3 Credits

Objectives, content, and organization of family and consumer sciences in high schools; materials and methods of teaching. Additional assignments beyond FCSE 446 required for students registering in FCSE 546.

FCSE 547. Graduate Study in Teaching Methods II

3 Credits

Planning, preparation, and strategies for teaching family and consumer sciences in the secondary schools. Additional assignments beyond FCSE 447 required for students registering in FCSE 547.

FCSE 548. Graduate Study in Supervised Teaching in Family and Consumer Sciences

12 Credits

Seventy of full-time, supervised teaching in selected schools. Additional assignments beyond FCSE 448 required for students registering in FCSE 548. Consent of Instructor required.

Prerequisite(s): FCSE 446 or FCSE 546, and consent of instructor.

FCSE 590. Special Topics

1-4 Credits

Specific subjects and credits to be announced in the Schedule of Classes. May be repeated for a maximum of 9 credits toward a degree, 4 credits per semester.