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AHS Minors

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Applied Human Sciences

1906 College Heights Blvd #11037

Bowling Green, KY  42101-1037

270-745-4352 (phone)

270-745-3999 (fax)

lauri.warden@wku.edu (e-mail)

CHECK OUT THESE EXCITING MINORS TO COMPLEMENT YOUR MAJOR.

PLEASE NOTE: For all AHS Minors: One-half of hours required for the minor must be at the 300 course level or above.

Child Studies (21 hours)

  Required Courses:

     FACS 191 Child Development

     FACS 297 Family, Community, & Early Childhood Program Partnerships

     FACS 395 Child and Family Stress

     FACS 494 Parenting Strategies

     AND 9 hours of electives chosen with advisor

Approved Electives:

     FACS 311 Family Relations

     FACS 391 Risk and Resilience

     FACS 395 Child and Family Stress

     FACS 422 Adolescent Psychology

     FACS 495 Family and Relationship Violence

     FACS 496 Addressing Challenging Behaviors in Young Children

     FACS 497 Family Home Visiting

     FACS 499 Family Policy Analysis 

Family and Consumer Sciences (21 hours)

  Required Courses:

     IDFM 100 Introduction to Housing and Interior Design

     HMD 211 Human Nutrition

     FACS 310 Management of Family Resources

     FACS 311 Family Relations

     FACS 431 Clothing and Human Behavior

     AND 6 hours of electives chosen with FACS advisor

Family Home Visiting (21 hours)

(The Family Home Visiting Certificate Program can be found here.)

Required Courses:

     FACS 191  Child Development

     FACS 294  Assessment of Young Children

     FACS 393  Play and Child Development (Online, Fall only)

     FACS 395  Child and Family Stress (Online, Spring / Summer)

     FACS 494  Parenting Strategies (Face to face fall; online Winter, Spring, May term)

     FACS 496  Challenging Behaviors (Online, Fall only)

     FACS 497  Family Home Visiting (Online, Spring only)

Family Studies (21 hours)

  Required Courses:

     FACS 191 Child Development

     FACS 310 Management of Family Resources

     FACS 311 Family Relations

     FACS 494 Parenting Strategies

     FACS 495 Family and Relationship Violence

     AND 6 hours of approved electives chosen with advisor

Approved electives:

     FACS 312 Professional Ethics in Family Life

     FACS 391 Risk and Resilience

     FACS 395 Child and Family Stress

     FACS 422 Adolescent Psychology

     FACS 497 Family Home Visiting

     FACS 499 Family Policy Analysis

Fashion Merchandising (30 hours)

Required Courses:

     IDFM 131 Basic Apparel Construction

     IDFM 132 Perspectives of Dress

     IDFM 221 Visual Design II

     IDFM 223 Textiles

     IDFM 231 Textiles and Apparel Quality Analysis

     IDFM 333 Fashion Fundamentals

     AND 12 hours IDFM electives

IDFM Approved Electives:

     IDFM 321 Professional Ethics and Issues Seminar

     IDFM 322 Textiles & Apparel Merchandising I

     IDFM 334 Apparel Design Management

     IDFM 422 Textile Design and Performance

     IDFM 423 Human Environment Study Tour

     IDFM 424 Historic Textiles

     IDFM 426 Fashion Design Market Trends

     IDFM 431 Clothing and Human Behavior

     IDFM 432 Visual Merchandising and Promotion

     IDFM 433 Fashion Synthesis

     IDFM 434 History of Costume

     IDFM 438 Merchandising II for IDFM

Gerontology (21 hours)

Required Courses:

     GERO 100  Introduction to the Aging Experiences

     GERO 485  Seminar in Gerontology

Plus 15 hours electives chosen with advisor from Primary and Secondary Electives

Interior Design (22 hours)

  Required Courses:

     IDFM 120 Visual Design I

     IDFM 201 ID Studio I

     IDFM 243 Materials and Finishes

     IDFM 300 ID Studio II

    IDFM 304  Lighting and Environmental Control

     IDFM 403 Business Principles and Practices

     IDFM Elective chosen with advisor

Meeting, Convention, and Exposition Planning (21 hours)

  Required Courses:

     HMD 171 Introduction to Management in the Hospitality Industry

     HMD 313 Practicum (must be in Meeting, Convention, and Exposition Planning)

     HMD 375 Meeting and Convention Management

     REC 306 Recreation Program Planning

     MKT 325 Personal Selling

     Electives (6 hours) Electives must be selected from the following list of courses. When

     selecting electives, only two courses in this minor may be duplicated in the student's major

     or another minor.

     HMD 351 Human Resource Management in the Hospitality Industry

     HMD 373 Tourism and Destination Marketing

     HMD 378 Legal Environment of Hospitality and Tourism

     COMM 240 Critical Listening

     COMM 345 Advanced Public Speaking

     COMM 346 Persuasion

     HORT 209 Floral Design

     HORT 309 Advanced Floral Design

     HORT 409 Wedding Floral Design

     MGT 311 Human Resource Management

     MGT 312 Entrepreneurship

     MGT 333 Management of Non-Profit Organizations

     MGT 365 Entrepreneurial Law

     MKT 323 Services Marketing (MKT-220 prerequisite for this course)

     MKT 328 Marketing on the World Wide Web

     MKT 425 Advanced Personal Selling Strategies

     MKT 427 Entrepreneurial Marketing

     PSYS 370 Industrial/Organization Psychology

     REC 424 Camp and Conference Center Administration

     REC 426 Facility Planning and Design

Nutrition (22-23 hours)

  Required Courses:

     HMD 211 Human Nutrition

     CHEM 109 Chemistry for the Health Sciences

     CHEM 120/121 College Chemistry I and College Chemistry I Lab

     HMD 360 Advanced Nutrition

Food Elective chosen from approved courses   (3 hrs) 

Applied Nutrition and Health Electives (9-10 hrs)

Tourism (Collaborative Minor with Physical Education and Recreation Dept.) (21 hours)

Students must take 9 hours from FACS and 9 hours from PE & Rec. Minor must include a minimum of one-half of required hours in upper division courses.

  Required Core Courses:

     HMD 271 Tourism Planning and Development

     HMD 373 Tourism and Destination Marketing

     REC 420  Commercial Recreation and Tourism

     REC 480 Travel-Based Learning in Recreation and Tourism OR REC 493 Internship   

     Plus nine hours of approved electives chosen with the advisor

    If you are interested in adding a FACS minor to your current program, please contact the department by phone (270-745-4352) or e-mail (lauri.warden@wku.edu).

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