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    K-State Undergraduate Catalog 2002-2004
    About the Catalog
    About the University
    Calendar
    Glossary and Abbreviations
    Admission
    Academic Advising
    Enrollment
    Tuition and Fees
    Degrees
    Grades
    All-University Regulations
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    Secondary Majors
    Agriculture
    Architecture, Planning, and Design
    Arts and Sciences
    Business Administration
    Education
    Engineering
    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
    Technology and Aviation
    Veterinary Medicine
    Graduate School
    Intercollegiate Athletics
    K-State Research and Extension
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    University Faculty
     

    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 I3
    ENGL 200Expository Writing II3
    SPCH 105Public Speaking IA2
    or
    SPCH 106Public Speaking I3
     
    Social sciences (6 hours)
    A course in economic systems3
    A course in human behavior3
     
    Humanities (6 hours)
    Humanities electives6
     
    Natural sciences (7 hours)
    (One course must include a laboratory.)
    A course in life sciences3-4
    A course in physical science3-4
     
    Quantitative studies (6 hours)
    MATH 100College Algebra3
    or
    A college-level calculus course3
    Any 3-hour introductory statistics course3
     
    Additional integrative studies (6 hours)
    FSHS 350Family Relationships and Gender Roles3
    A university general education elective course3
     
    Professional studies (60 hours)
    (Grades of C or higher required.)
    Human ecology courses (45 hours)
    AT 330Apparel Consumers and Society3
    or
    AT 440Fundamentals of Apparel Evaluation3
    AT 265Textiles2
    and
    AT 266Textiles Lab1
    FSHS 110Introduction to Human Development3
    GNHE 310Human Needs3
    FSHS 105Introduction to Personal and Family
    Finance3
    or
    FSHS 400Family and Consumer Economics3
    FSHS 550The Family3
    FSHS 670Working with Parents3
    IDH 410Housing and Its Environment3
    HN 132Basic Nutrition3
    or
    HN 400Human Nutrition3
    HN 301Food Trends, Legislation and
    Regulation3
    or
    HN 413Science of Food4
     
    Human ecology electives (17-18 hours from at least two departments)
    Students seeking licensure 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 electives20-21
     
    Total for graduation120
     
    *Students seeking licensure in family and consumer sciences education must meet licensure standards as well as degree requirements. See family and consumer sciences education licensure 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 in mass communications according to their individual interests. In human ecology they may specialize in apparel, textiles, and interior design; family studies and human services; human nutrition; or hotel, restaurant, institution management and dietetics. In mass communications they may choose advertising, print or electronic journalism, public relations, or radio-television.

    Enrollment in first-level writing courses in the School of Journalism and Mass Communications requires a passing score on the JMC composition skills test and a minimum 2.5 GPA upon completion of 15 or more credit hours.

    General requirements (42-43 hours)
    University general education requirements must be completed.
    Communications (8-9 hours)
    ENGL 100Expository Writing I3
    ENGL 200Expository Writing II3
    SPCH 105Public Speaking IA2
    or
    SPCH 106Public Speaking I3
     
    Social sciences (9 hours)
    A course in economic systems3
    A course in human behavior3
    MC 235Mass Communication and Society3
     
    Humanities (6 hours)
    Humanities electives6
     
    Natural sciences (7 hours)
    (One course must include a laboratory.)
    A course in life sciences3-4
    A course in physical science3-4
     
    Quantitative studies (6 hours)
    MATH 100College Algebra3
    or
    A college-level calculus course3
    Any 3-hour introductory statistics course3
     
    Additional integrative studies (6 hours)
    GNHE 310Human Needs3
    or
    FSHS 350Family Relationships and Gender Roles3
    A university general education elective course3
     
    Professional studies (72 hours)
    (Grades of C or higher required.)
     
    Human ecology courses36
     
    Area of concentration (15 hours)
    Area of concentration in: ATID, FSHS, HN, or HRIMD 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 courses36
    A 2.5 cumulative GPA in MC courses is required to graduate. Enrollment in first-level writing courses requires a passing score on the JMC writing skills test and a minimum 2.5 GPA upon completion of 15 or more hours.
    In consultation with your advisor, select one of the options listed below:
     
    1. Print journalism
    MC 400News and Feature Writing3
    MC 440Editing and Design3
    MC 500Advanced News and Feature Writing3
    MC 540Advanced Editing and Design3
    MC 565Law of Mass Communications3
    MC 595Mass Communication Research3
     
    Select one of the following:
    MC 535Photojournalism3
    MC 600Public Affairs Reporting3
     
    Select one of the following:
    MC 650Newspaper Management3
    MC 710History of Journalism3
    MC 720Ethics in Mass Communications3
    MC 730Seminar in Future of the Media3
     
    MC electives*12
    At least 3 hours must be at the 500 level or above.
     
    2. Electronic journalism
    MC 400News and Feature Writing3
    MC 500Advanced News and Feature Writing3
    MC 505Electronic News Reporting3
    MC 565Law of Mass Communications3
    MC 585Advanced Electronic News Reporting3
    MC 595Mass Communication Research3
     
    Select one of the following:
    MC 550Journalism Internship3
    MC 570Audio Techniques3
    MC 580Video Techniques3
    MC 600Public Affairs Reporting3
     
    Select one of the following:
    MC 685Electronic Media Management3
    MC 715History of Electronic Media3
    MC 720Ethics in Mass Communications3
    MC 730Seminar in Future of the Media3
     
    MC electives*12
    At least 3 hours must be at the 500 level or above.
     
    3. Advertising
    MC 320Principles of Advertising3
    MC 420Advertising Writing3
    MC 545Advertising Media Planning3
    MC 555Advertising Techniques3
    MC 565Law of Mass Communications3
    MC 595Mass Communication Research3
    MC 640Advertising Campaigns3
    MC 520Advertising Sales3
     
    MC electives*12
    At least 3 hours must be at the 500 level or above.
     
    4. Public relations
    MC 325Fundamentals of Public Relations3
    MC 400News and Feature Writing3
    MC 440Editing and Design3
    MC 445Public Relations Writing3
    MC 550Public Relations Internship1-3
    MC 565Law of Mass Communications3
    MC 595Mass Communication Research3
    MC 635Public Relations Techniques3
    MC 645Public Relations Campaigns3
     
    MC electives*9-11
    At least 3 hours must be at the 500 level or above.
     
    5. Radio-television
    MC 410Writing for the Electronic Media3
    MC 475Concepts of Electronic Media Production3
    MC 490Junior Seminar in Electronic Media3
    MC 550Radio-TV Internship1-3
    MC 565Law of Mass Communications3
    MC 595Mass Communication Research3
     
    Select one of the following:
    MC 570Audio Techniques3
    MC 575Multimedia Techniques3
    MC 580Video Techniques3
     
    Select one of the following:
    MC 520Advertising Sales3
    MC 655Electronic Media Programming3
    MC 685Electronic Media Management3
     
    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 electives5-6
     
    Total for graduation120
     
    Family and consumer sciences education licensure requirements
    Bachelor of science in human ecology

    This licensure program is for students who plan to teach family and consumer sciences at the middle, junior high, senior high, or postsecondary levels. Family and consumer sciences education directly addresses the needs of individuals and families related to nurturing relationships, parenting education, healthy lifestyles, and resource management. Graduates of the program work in middle and secondary schools, cooperative extension, business, and industry.

    Upon successful completion of the teacher education program and the Principles of Learning and Teaching test, graduates are eligible for licensure 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)
    (Grades of C or higher required.)
    Communications (8-9 hours)
    ENGL 100Expository Writing I3
    ENGL 200Expository Writing II3
    SPCH 105Public Speaking IA2
    or
    SPCH 106Public Speaking I3
     
    Social sciences (9 hours)
    ECON 110Principles of Macroeconomics3
    ANTH 200Introduction to Cultural Anthropology3
    or
    ANTH 204Introduction to Cultural Anthropology3
    History3
     
    Humanities (9 hours)
    ART 1002D Design3
    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 2203
    or
    Any modern language course3
     
    Natural sciences (13-17 hours)
    BIOL 198Principles of Biology4
    CHM 110General Chemistry3
    and
    CHM 111General Chemistry Lab1
    and
    BIOCH 265Introductory Organic and Biochemistry5
    or
    CHM 210Chemistry I4
    and
    CHM 230Chemistry II4
    and
    CHM 350General Organic Chemistry3
    and
    CHM 351General Organic Chemistry Lab2
     
    Quantitative studies (6 hours)
    (Grades of C or higher required.)
    MATH 100College Algebra3
    or
    College-level calculus course3
    STAT 330Elements of Statistics for Social
    Science3
    or
    300-level or higher statistics course3
     
    Additional integrative studies (6 hours)
    FSHS 350Family Relationships and Gender Roles3
    PSYCH 110General Psychology3
     
    Professional studies (78 hours)
    (Grades of C or higher required.)
    Human ecology (38 hours)
    AT 265Textiles2
    and
    AT 266Textiles Lab1
    AT 440Fundamentals of Apparel Evaluation3
    HN 400Human Nutrition3
    HN 413Science of Food4
    FSHS 105Introduction to Personal and Family
    Finance3
    FSHS 302You and Your Sexuality3
    FSHS 310Early Childhood3
    FSHS 313Preschool Child Lab1
    FSHS 400Family and Consumer Economics3
    FSHS 670Working with Parents3
    GNHE 310Human Needs3
    IDH 410Housing and Its Environment3
    IDH 440Home Appliance Design and
    Evaluation3
     
    Professional education courses (40 hours)
    EDSEC 102Teaching as a Career*1
    FSHS 110Introduction to Human Development*3
     
    Block I:
    EDCEP 315Educational Psychology**3
    EDSP 323Exceptional Students in the
    Secondary School**2
    EDSEC 376Core Teaching Skills and Lab**3
     
    Block II:
    EDSEC 477Middle Level/Secondary Reading**2
    EDSEC 500Content Area Methods in the Secondary School: Family and Consumer Sciences**2
    EDSEC 520Block II Lab**1
     
    Block III:
    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
     
    Non-blocked courses:
    EDSEC 620Principles and Philosophy of
    Vocational Education3
    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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