Family and Consumer Sciences

Directed Electives

Interior Design Approved Electives
1.  Select 6 hours from the following courses. Other electives may be approved on a case by case basis.  Please provide the course description to your advisor for approval. 

ACC 201 Principles of Accounting 1 (3)

ACR 221 Introduction to Metals (3)

       231 Introduction to Glass (3)

AFA 101 Drawing 1 (3)

ARCH 100 Introduction to Architecture (2)

         329 History of Architecture 2 (3)

ECON 116 Survey of Economic Ideas (3)

FCID 220 Sustainable Interiors (3)

MKG 300 Principles of Marketing (3)

TCST 104 Introduction to Construction (3)

         180 Construction Documents (3)

         250 Construction Methods Matls 1 (3)

TDPT 299X Experimental Development Topic (3 or 6) 6


Required FCS Courses

FCS 103 (3 hours): INTRODUCTION TO FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES

Introduction for students interested in apparel design, dietetics, dietetic technology, family and child, FCS education, fashion merchandising, hospitality and food management, general FCS, interior design, residential property management, and the interdisciplinary nature of FCS. Incorporates public policy, critical thinking, global perspectives, technology, and ethics. Open only to freshmen and sophomores or by permission of the department chairperson.

FCS 403 (3 hours): FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES IN PRACTICE

Examines the integration of all disciplines in family and consumer sciences to strengthen individuals, families, and communities. Emphasis on public policy, research, multicultural environments, ethics, and lifelong learning in a global society.

Prerequisite: junior or senior standing in the department or by permission of the department chairperson.

Department of Family and Consumer Sciences
Applied Technology Building, Room 206
Ball State University
Muncie, IN 47306

Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Phone: 765-285-5931
Fax: 765-285-2314
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