Dec 12, 2019  
2015-2016 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2015-2016 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Department of Counseling, Family and Consumer Sciences, and Kinesiology


Chair: Professor Daughhetee.
Associate Professors Bentley, Culpepper, Kirkpatrick, Nevett (Kinesiology Program Coordinator); Assistant Professors Bell (Family and Consumer Sciences Program Coordinator), Bishop, Harrington, Jackson (Counseling Program Coordinator), Parker, Petitt, Wilson.

Counseling Program

A graduate program is offered in Counseling (M.Ed.) The Counseling Program has three CACREP-accredited M.Ed. tracks: Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Couples and Family Counseling, and School Counseling. Please refer to the Graduate Bulletin for more information.

 

Family and Consumer Sciences Program

Degree

The programs in Family and Consumer Sciences lead to a baccalaureate degree in Family and Consumer Sciences in one of three concentration areas: human development and family studies, family and consumer sciences education, and retail merchandising. All undergraduate programs are accredited by the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences. The Family and Consumer Sciences Education program is included in the unit accreditation by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP). The Child Study Center is accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC).

Concentrations

The undergraduate programs in Family and Consumer Sciences lead to a baccalaureate degree in Family and Consumer Sciences in one of three concentration areas: Family and Consumer Sciences Education (grades 6-12), Human Development and Family Studies, and Retail Merchandising. All undergraduate programs are accredited by the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences. The Family and Consumer Sciences teacher education program is included in the unit accreditation by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP). The campus Child Study Center, which supports the major, is accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC).

Students enrolled in Family and Consumer Sciences concentrations may be required to participate in state and/or program-mandated background checks.

As a graduation requirement of the major, a student must earn a minimum grade of C on all work attempted in the FCS major course requirements and support courses.

General Education

FCS 291 - Individual and Family Development  and FCS 402 - Dynamics of Family Relationships  may be used to fulfill the Social and Behavioral Sciences requirement in general education.

 

Kinesiology Program

Concentrations

The undergraduate programs in Kinesiology lead to a baccalaureate degree in Kinesiology in one of three concentration areas: Physical Education (grades P-12), Health Promotion, and Nutrition and Wellness.

Students should confer with an academic adviser to prepare a plan of study for their selected concentration in Kinesiology. The P-12 Physical Education teacher education program is included in the unit accreditation by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

Minor

A non-teaching minor with a minimum of 18 hours in Kinesiology is available. Students must confer with the Kinesiology Program Chair to declare a minor and set up a program of study.

General Education

Health Wellness (KNES 120 ) may be used to satisfy the Personal Development option in general education for all students except Kinesiology majors.

 

Courses in Counseling, Family and Consumer Sciences, & Kinesiology

All Kinesiology activity courses are 1-credit-hour classes. Refer to the most-recent Course Schedule for current activity course offerings.

Programs

    Bachelor of ArtsBachelor of ScienceMinor(s)