Family and Consumer Sciences

B.S., Family and Consumer Sciences

Requirements for the Bachelor of Science Degree

Core Courses Required of All Options (14 units)

FCS 170 Creative Expression in Family and Consumer Sciences (2)

FCS 232 Individual and Family Development (3)

FCS 320 Family Resource Management (3)

FCS 380 Family and Consumer Sciences Foundations and Research (3)

FCS 491A/B or C Family and Consumer Sciences Projects (3) (for Family Studies Option only)
or FCS 494SEE Supervised Field Study (3)


General Education: Students majoring in FCS generally may not count FCS courses for GE. However, FCS majors may count FCS 340 in Lifelong Learning. Majors in Nutrition, Dietetics and Food Science and FCS Education Options may count BIO 101/L in Natural Sciences. Any courses outside the FCS Department that are listed in GE and also required or selected in the student’s FCS option may be counted toward meeting GE requirements. For example, CHEM 103/L is required in several FCS Options and also will count in GE Natural Sciences.

Total Units for the B.S. Degree 120