UNIVERSITY CATALOG: 2020-2021

Programs

B.S., Family and Consumer Sciences

Apparel Design and Merchandising

Family and Consumer Sciences encompasses the study of the relationships among people and their personal environments. The department focuses on the impact of the physical, biological, social and economic environments on human behavior and development. Students who major in Family and Consumer Sciences learn to improve the quality of life for individuals, families and communities …

B.S., Family and Consumer Sciences

Consumer Affairs

Family and Consumer Sciences encompasses the study of the relationships among people and their personal environments. The department focuses on the impact of the physical, biological, social and economic environments on human behavior and development. Students who major in Family and Consumer Sciences learn to improve the quality of life for individuals, families and communities …

B.S., Family and Consumer Sciences

Family and Consumer Sciences Education

Family and Consumer Sciences encompasses the study of the relationships among people and their personal environments. The department focuses on the impact of the physical, biological, social and economic environments on human behavior and development. Students who major in Family and Consumer Sciences learn to improve the quality of life for individuals, families and communities …

B.S., Family and Consumer Sciences

Family Studies

Family and Consumer Sciences encompasses the study of the relationships among people and their personal environments. The department focuses on the impact of the physical, biological, social and economic environments on human behavior and development. Students who major in Family and Consumer Sciences learn to improve the quality of life for individuals, families and communities …

B.S., Interior Design

The Interior Design program prepares students to analyze, design and implement living/working environments that are functionally efficient and aesthetically satisfying to diverse populations. The department offers experiential learning opportunities through its lab and studio courses. All Interior Design majors gain practical experience through internships in professional settings. Students gain leadership skills through professional organizations in …

B.S., Nutrition, Dietetics and Food Science

Nutrition and Dietetics

The Nutrition, Dietetics and Food Science program focuses on the biological, chemical and physical components of food and the ways in which these ingredients affect health. The Nutrition and Dietetics option focuses on the application of physical, biological and social sciences to the study of foods and nutrition, educating students in the knowledge of food …

B.S., Nutrition, Dietetics and Food Science

Food Science

The Nutrition, Dietetics and Food Science program focuses on the biological, chemical and physical components of food and the ways in which these ingredients affect health. The Food Science option focuses on the physical, microbiological and chemical makeup of food and examines how it is grown and/or manufactured, processed, preserved, packaged, transported, and otherwise prepared …

Minor in Apparel Merchandising

The minor in Apparel Merchandising is designed for those students wanting some expertise in apparel merchandising as an adjunct to their major fields in marketing, journalism, consumer affairs, communications, advertising, etc.

Minor in Child-Care Administration

The minor in Child-Care Administration meets requirements for Title 22 Child Care Permit.

Minor in Family and Consumer Sciences

The minor in Family and Consumer Sciences is suitable for secondary and elementary teaching credentials.

Minor in Family Studies

The Family Studies minor consists of 18 units.

Minor in Food Science

The Food Science minor consists of 43 units.

M.S., Family and Consumer Sciences

Apparel Design and Merchandising

The graduate program in Family and Consumer Sciences leads to a Master of Science degree with an option in either Apparel Design and Merchandising or Consumer Affairs and Family Studies. The program is designed to educate students to synthesize and apply pertinent information, theories, literature and arguments toward designing evidence-based solutions within their professional areas …

M.S., Family and Consumer Sciences

Consumer Affairs and Family Studies

The graduate program in Family and Consumer Sciences leads to a Master of Science degree with an option in either Apparel Design and Merchandising or Consumer Affairs and Family Studies. The program is designed to educate students to synthesize and apply pertinent information, theories, literature and arguments toward designing evidence-based solutions within their professional areas …

M.S., Human Nutrition

Human Nutrition

The Master of Science in Human Nutrition is designed to advance professional competence and personal nutritional needs of individuals who want to increase their opportunities in the selected areas of nutrition while also providing breadth in related areas. Students will develop competencies in research methods and advanced practice comprehension relevant to their area of study. …

M.S., Human Nutrition

Dietetic Internship

The Master of Science in Human Nutrition is designed to advance professional competence and personal nutritional needs of individuals who want to increase their opportunities in the selected areas of nutrition while also providing breadth in related areas. Students will develop competencies in research methods and advanced practice comprehension relevant to their area of study. …

Dietetic Internship Certificate

Certificate of Dietetic Internship The Certificate of Dietetic Internship (DI) program enables students to complete the required hours of supervised practice and coursework necessary for eligibility for the Registered Dietitian (RD)/Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) exam.