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    K-State Undergraduate Catalog 2000-2002
     

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    Human Ecology
    dDegree Programs
    dGeneral Requirements
    dProgram Options
    dApparel, Textiles, and Interior Design
    dFamily Studies and Human Services
    dGeneral Human Ecology
    dHotel, Restaurant, Institution Management and Dietetics
    dHuman Nutrition
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    General Human Ecology

    Professors Kellett and Moxley; Instructor Pence.

    785-532-5500 Fax: 785-532-5504
    E-mail: heinfo@ksu.edu
    www.ksu.edu/humec/

    General human ecology programs prepare students for careers in education, extension, and communication.

    General human ecology
    Bachelor of science in human ecology

    Degree programs in general human ecology allow students to integrate knowledge for an understanding of human needs, environments, and relationships. In the freshman and sophomore years, the general program allows flexibility in course selection for students who are undecided but interested in programs offered by the College of Human Ecology. Careful planning allows students to explore options while completing courses applicable to most programs.

    General requirements (39-40 hours)
    University general education requirements must be completed.
    Communications (8-9 hours)
    ENGL 100Expository Writing I 3
    ENGL 200Expository Writing II 3
    SPCH 105Public Speaking IA 2
    or
    SPCH 106Public Speaking I 3
     
    Social sciences (6 hours)*
    A course in economic systems 3
    A course in human behavior 3
     
    Humanities (6 hours)*
    Humanities electives 6
     
    Natural sciences (7 hours)*
    (One course must include a laboratory.)
    A course in life sciences 3-4
    A course in physical science 3-4
     
    Quantitative studies (6 hours)*
    MATH 100College Algebra 3
    or
    A college-level calculus course 3
    Any 3-hour introductory statistics course 3
     
    Additional integrative studies (6 hours)
    FSHS 350Family Relationships and Gender Roles 3
    A university general education elective course 3
     
    Professional studies (60 hours)
    Human ecology courses (45 hours)
    AT 330Clothing and Society 3
    or
    AT 440Apparel and Textile Product Evaluation 3
    AT 265Textiles 2
    and
    AT 266Textiles Lab 1
    FSHS 110Introduction to Human Development 3
    GNHE 310Human Needs 3
    FSHS 105Introduction to Personal and Family
    Finance 3
    or
    FSHS 400Family and Consumer Economics 3
    FSHS 550The Family 3
    FSHS 670Working with Parents 3
    IDH 410Housing and Its Environment 3
    HN 132Basic Nutrition 3
    or
    HN 400Human Nutrition 3
    HN 301Food Trends, Legislation and
    Regulation 3
    or
    HN 413Science of Food 4
     
    Human ecology electives (17-18 hours from at least two departments)
    Students seeking certification in family and consumer sciences education may apply 1-4 hours of specified EDSEC courses.*
    Select in consultation with advisor.

    Supporting courses (15 hours)
    In consultation with advisor choose 15 hours, 300-level or higher, in areas other than human ecology.
     
    Unrestricted electives 20-21
     
    Total for graduation 120
     
    *Students seeking certification in family and consumer sciences education must meet certification standards as well as degree requirements. See family and consumer sciences education certification requirements in this section of the catalog and the College of Education section of this catalog for more information.

    Human ecology and mass communications
    Bachelor of science in human ecology and mass communications

    In this program students select areas of concentration in human ecology and mass communications according to their individual interests. In human ecology they may specialize in clothing, textiles, and interior design; family studies and human services; foods and nutrition; or hotel, restaurant, institution management and dietetics. In mass communications they may choose advertising, print or electronic journalism, public relations, or radio-television.

    Except for the basic introductory courses of Mass Communication in Society, Principles of Advertising, Fundamentals of Public Relations, and Radio-TV and Society, which have no prerequisites, enrollment in courses in the School of Journalism and Mass Communications requires a minimum 2.5 GPA based on completion of at least 30 hours at the 100-level or above.

    General requirements (42-43 hours)
    A minimum of 18 credits in approved university general education, 6 of which are upper-division (300-level or higher), must be completed.
    Communications (8-9 hours)
    ENGL 100Expository Writing I 3
    ENGL 200Expository Writing II 3
    SPCH 105Public Speaking IA 2
    or
    SPCH 106Public Speaking I 3
     
    Social sciences (9 hours)*
    A course in economic systems 3
    A course in human behavior 3
    MC 235Mass Communication and Society 3
     
    Humanities (6 hours)*
    Humanities electives 6
     
    Natural sciences (7 hours)*
    (One course must include a laboratory.)
    A course in life sciences 3-4
    A course in physical science 3-4
     
    Quantitative studies (6 hours)*
    MATH 100College Algebra 3
    or
    A college-level calculus course 3
    Any 3-hour introductory statistics course 3
     
    Additional integrative studies (6 hours)
    GNHE 310Human Needs 3
    or
    FSHS 350Family Relationships and Gender Roles 3
    A university general education elective course 3
     
    *To ensure breadth in the general education experience, at least one approved university general education course must be completed in four of the following areas:
    Economics
    Social sciences
    Humanities
    Life sciences
    Quantitative studies (except MATH 100)
    A professional college
     
    Professional studies (72 hours)
     
    Human ecology courses 36
    Area of concentration in: CTID, FSHS, FN, or HRIMD (15 hours) selected in consultation with faculty advisor. At least two courses must be advanced (500 level or above, or require completion of a prerequisite course).
     
    Human ecology electives (21 hours)
    Selected in consultation with advisor, and including courses from at least two additional areas in human ecology.
     
    Mass communications courses (36 hours)
    A 2.5 cumulative GPA in MC courses is required to graduate.
    In consultation with your advisor, select one of the options listed below:
    1. Print journalism
    MC 400News and Feature Writing 3
    MC 440Editing and Design 3
    MC 500Advanced News and Feature Writing 3
    MC 540Advanced Editing and Design 3
    MC 565Law of Mass Communications 3
    MC 595Mass Communication Research 3
     
    Select one of the following:
    MC 535Photojournalism 3
    MC 600Public Affairs Reporting 3
     
    Select one of the following:
    MC 650Newspaper Management 3
    MC 710History of Journalism 3
    MC 720Ethics in Mass Communications 3
    MC 730Seminar in Future of the Media 3
     
    MC electives* 12
    At least 3 hours must be at the 500 level or above.
     
    2. Electronic journalism
    MC 400News and Feature Writing 3
    MC 500Advanced News and Feature Writing 3
    MC 505Electronic News Reporting 3
    MC 565Law of Mass Communications 3
    MC 585Advanced Electronic News Reporting 3
    MC 595Mass Communication Research 3
     
    Select one of the following:
    MC 550Journalism Internship 3
    MC 570Audio Techniques 3
    MC 580Video Techniques 3
    MC 600Public Affairs Reporting 3
     
    Select one of the following:
    MC 685Electronic Media Management 3
    MC 715History of Electronic Media 3
    MC 720Ethics in Mass Communications 3
    MC 730Seminar in Future of the Media 3
     
    MC electives* 12
    At least 3 hours must be at the 500 level or above.
     
    3. Advertising
    MC 320Principles of Advertising 3
    MC 420Advertising Writing 3
    MC 545Advertising Media Planning 3
    MC 555Advertising Techniques 3
    MC 565Law of Mass Communications 3
    MC 595Mass Communication Research 3
    MC 640Advertising Campaigns 3
    MC 520Advertising Sales 3
     
    MC electives* 12
    At least 3 hours must be at the 500 level or above.
     
    4. Public relations
    MC 325Fundamentals of Public Relations 3
    MC 400News and Feature Writing 3
    MC 440Editing and Design 3
    MC 445Public Relations Writing 3
    MC 550Public Relations Internship 1-3
    MC 565Law of Mass Communications 3
    MC 595Mass Communication Research 3
    MC 635Public Relations Techniques 3
    MC 645Public Relations Campaigns 3
     
    MC electives* 9-11
    At least 3 hours must be at the 500 level or above.
     
    5. Radio-television
    MC 410Writing for the Electronic Media 3
    MC 475Concepts of Electronic Media Production 3
    MC 490Junior Seminar in Electronic Media 3
    MC 550Radio-TV Internship 1-3
    MC 565Law of Mass Communications 3
    MC 595Mass Communication Research 3
     
    Select one of the following:
    MC 570Audio Techniques 3
    MC 575Multimedia Techniques 3
    MC 580Video Techniques 3
     
    Select one of the following:
    MC 520Advertising Sales 3
    MC 655Electronic Media Programming 3
    MC 685Electronic Media Management 3
     
    MC electives* 12-14
    At least 3 hours must be at the 500 level or above.
     
    *The human ecology and mass communications degree allows application of a maximum of 39 credits in mass communications (MC) courses, including MC 235 taken as a general requirement.
     
    Unrestricted electives 5-6
     
    Total for graduation 120
     
    Family and consumer sciences education certification requirements

    Bachelor of science in human ecology

    This program provides students with the skills and knowledge necessary to deliver family and consumer sciences education. Graduates of the program work in secondary schools, cooperative extension, business, and industry.

    Upon successful completion of the teacher education program and the National Teacher Examination, graduates are eligible for certification to teach family and consumer sciences in Kansas schools. See the College of Education section of this catalog for more information on eligibility requirements, admission to teacher education and admission to student teaching. Inquiries should be directed to the Center for Student and Professional Services, 13 Bluemont Hall.

    General requirements (51-56 hours)
    Communications (8-9 hours)
    ENGL 100Expository Writing I 3
    ENGL 200Expository Writing II 3
    SPCH 105Public Speaking IA 2
    or
    SPCH 106Public Speaking I 3
     
    Social sciences (9 hours)
    ECON 110Principles of Macroeconomics 3
    ANTH 200Introduction to Cultural Anthropology 3
    or
    ANTH 204Introduction to Cultural Anthropology 3
    History 3
     
    Humanities (9 hours)
    ART 1002D Design 3
    Literature (any literature course except ENGL 355 or 545) 3
    Humanities elective (ENGL 230, 231, 233, or 234) 3
    or
    Any philosophy course except PHILO 110 or 220 3
    or
    Any modern language course 3
     
    Natural sciences (13-17 hours)
    BIOL 198Principles of Biology 4
    CHM 110General Chemistry 3
    and
    BIOCH 265Introductory Organic and Biochemistry 5
    and
    CHM 111General Chemistry Lab 1
    or
    CHM 210Chemistry I 4
    and
    CHM 230Chemistry II 4
    and
    CHM 350General Organic Chemistry 3
    and
    CHM 351General Organic Chemistry Lab 2
     
    Quantitative studies (6 hours)
    MATH 100College Algebra 3
    or
    College-level calculus course 3
    STAT 330Elements of Statistics for Social
    Science 3
    or
    300 or higher level statistics course 3
     
    Additional integrative studies (6 hours)
    FSHS 350Family Relationships and Gender Roles 3
    PSYCH 110General Psychology 3
     
    Professional studies (78 hours)
    Human ecology (38 hours)
    AT 265Textiles 2
    and
    AT 266Textiles Lab 1
    AT 440Apparel and Textile Product Evaluation 3
    HN 400Human Nutrition 3
    HN 413Science of Food 4
    FSHS 105Introduction to Personal and Family
    Finance 3
    FSHS 302You and Your Sexuality 3
    FSHS 310Early Childhood 3
    FSHS 313Preschool Child Lab 1
    FSHS 400Family and Consumer Economics 3
    FSHS 670Working with Parents 3
    GNHE 310Human Needs 3
    IDH 410Housing and Its Environment 3
    IDH 440Home Appliance Design and
    Evaluation 3
     
    Professional education courses (40 hours)
    DED 102Teaching as a Career*  1
    FSHS 110Introduction to Human Development*  3
    EDCEP 315Educational Psychology**  3
    EDSP 323Exceptional Students in the
    Secondary School**  2
    EDSEC 376Core Teaching Skills and Lab**  3
    EDSEC 420Block II Lab** 1
    EDSEC 477Middle Level/Secondary Reading**  2
    EDSEC 500Content Area Methods in the Secondary School: Family and Consumer Sciences**  2
    EDSEC 621Program Planning in Vocational
    Education**  2
    EDCIP 455Teaching in a Multicultural Society**  1
    EDCEP 525Interpersonal Relations
    in the School**  1
    EDSEC 586Teaching Participation in the Secondary
    School and Professional Development
    Seminar** 12
    EDSEC 620Principles and Philosophy of
    Vocational Education  3
    EDETC 318Instructional Media and Technology*  2
    EDSEC 710Occupational Family and Consumer Sciences*  2
     
    *These are the only professional education courses which can be taken prior to admission to teacher education.
     
    **These courses are blocked in three sequential semesters; courses in each block are to be taken concurrently and are prerequisites to the subsequent designated block of courses.
     
    General human ecology courses
    GNHE 208. Human Ecology Colloquium. (Var.) I, II, S. Special topics for human ecology majors.

    University General Education courseGNHE 310. Human Needs. (3) I, II. Examination of theories of human needs from a human ecological perspective, with emphasis on the impact of human, economic, and material resources. Analysis of developmental, ethical, cultural, and public policy factors that influence need satisfaction. Pr.: Sophomore standing or consent of instructor.

    GNHE 385. Problems in General Human Ecology. (Var.) I, II, S. Independent study. Pr.: Consent of instructor.

    GNHE 399. Honors Seminar in Human Ecology. (1) I, II. Selected topics in human ecology. May be taken more than once for credit. For students in honors program only.

    GNHE 780. Problems in General Human Ecology. (Var.) I, II, S. Individual investigation into work in general human ecology. Pr.: Consent of instructor.

    Topics within Human Ecology:
    dDegree Programs dApparel, Textiles, and Interior Design dHotel, Restaurant, Institution Management and Dietetics
    dGeneral Requirements dFamily Studies and Human Services dHuman Nutrition
    dProgram Options dGeneral Human Ecology   
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    Kansas State University
    November 10, 2000