Department of Family & Consumer Sciences

Department of Family & Consumer Sciences

Family & Consumer Sciences Department Curriculum:


 B.S. In Child Development and Early Literacy / General Concentration

Course Number Course Title Hours
FRESHMAN YEAR
 FYE 101  First Year Experience I 1
 FYE 102  First Year Experience II 1
 ENG 101  Freshman Composition  I 3
 ENG 102  Freshman Composition  II 3
 BIOL 103  Principles of Biology 3
 CHEM 101  Environmental Chemistry 3
 HIST 103  World History I 3
 MATH 131  College Algebra 3
 MATH 132  Trigonometry 3
 CDFR 100  Child Development & Family Relations 3
 FCS 100  Seminary in Family & Consumer Sciences 3
 FCS 140  Applied Social Skills 3
 **Required**  Service Learning Hours  
   TOTAL 32
SOPHOMORE YEAR
 ART 105  Art Appreciation 3
 BIOL 104  Principles of Biology 3
 ENG 200  World Literature 3
 FORG LANG   3
 SOC 101  Intro to Social Sciences 3
 THEA 212  Public Speaking 3
 CDFR 103  Observation Techniques 3
 CDFR  105  Pre-Natal Infant Development 3
 CDFR 200  Creative Play, Art, Drama in Literacy 3
 CDFR 201  Intro to Child Dev Program 3
 GET 300  Rising Junior Exam 0
 **Required**  Service Learning Hours  
   TOTAL 30
JUNIOR YEAR
 CDFR 204  Space & Equipment for Child Dev 3
 CDFR 208  Child Development Practicum 3
 CDFR 209  Marriage & Family Relationships 3
 CDFR  259  Issues in Assess/Child & Family 3
 FN 205  Nutrition for Children 3
 PSY 200  General Psychology 3
 CDFR 301  Parent Education 3
 CDFR 304  Curr act & Met in CD Program 3
 CDFR 306  Organization & Administration in CD 3
 CDFR 330  Early Lit in Math & Science 3
 **Required**  Service Learning Hours  
   TOTAL 30
SENIOR YEAR
 CDFR 360  Dev. Scien Inq. Skills I
 CDFR 361  Dev. Scien Inq. Skills II 3
 FCS 310  Meth of Research in FCS 3
 CDFR 400  Nur School/Kindergarten Educ 3
 CDFR 450  Practicum in Child Dev & Early Literacy 3
 CDFR 460  Internship in Child Dev & Early Literacy 3
 FCS 470  Independent Study in FCS 3
 Electives  Electives (Recommended)  CDFR 300, CDFR 404, FCS 200 & HM 212 7
 **Required**  Service Learning Hours  
   TOTAL 28
   Total Requirements 120
 Course rotation subject to change based on faculty availability
 *160 hours of Service Learning (SL) is required - 80 from courses and 80 from community service

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Department Head:

Terry Matthews, M. Ed.
Interim Coordinator
Department of Family and Consumer Sciences
Washington – Johnson Complex
Grambling State University
P.O. Box 4248
Grambling, LA 71245
(318) 274-3719 / 2311
FAX: (318) 274-6049