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    K-State Undergraduate Catalog 2004-2006
    About the Catalog
    About the University
    Calendar
    Glossary and Abbreviations
    Admission
    Academic Advising
    Enrollment
    Tuition and Fees
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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
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    Outreach
    University Faculty
     

    General Requirements

    Bachelor of science degree
    Each degree offered by the College of Human Ecology provides graduates with a foundation for professional practice and life long learning. Graduates from all degree programs in the college will be able to:

    · Understand the interaction of people with their environments.
    · Understand roles and dynamics within family and other human systems.
    · Recognize and value diversity throughout the human experience.
    · Access, analyze, and interpret data to make informed decisions.
    · Articulate informed points of view on issues that affect individuals, families, and professional practice.
    · Apply professional knowledge to improve the lives of people.
    · Demonstrate standards of ethical conduct.
    · Assume the responsibilities of citizenship.

    Basic curriculum requirements are listed below. See specific program descriptions for details.

    General requirements (39 hours minimum)

    Communications (8-9)
    ENGL 100Expository Writing I3
    ENGL 200Expository Writing II3
    SPCH 105Public Speaking IA2
    or
    SPCH 106Public Speaking I3
     
    Quantitative studies (6)
    MATH 100College Algebra3
    or
    A college-level calculus course3
    Statistics course3
     
    Social science (6)
    (To include course work in economic systems and human behavior.)*6
     
    Humanities (6)
    Electives*6
     
    Natural sciences (7)
    (To include course work in life science and physical science; one course with a laboratory.)*7
     
    Additional integrative studies courses (6)
    GNHE 310Human Needs3
    or
    FSHS 350Family Relationships and Gender Roles3
    University general education elective3
     
    Professional studies (36 or more hours) A minimum of 30 hours must be in human ecology or equivalent courses.
    (See specific option/program.)
     
    Unrestricted electives
    (See specific option/program.)
     
    Total hours for graduation124 or more
    *A listing of categories of courses applicable toward the general studies requirements for human ecology programs is available from the college dean's office.
     
    University general education requirements
    Kansas State University has established requirements for a university general education program. See "University general education requirements" in the Degrees section of this catalog. Transfer students should see the "General education requirements for transfer students" in the Transfer Admission section of this catalog. Degree requirements for College of Human Ecology programs include courses to meet UGE requirements.

    As required by the university, students must complete 18 credits in approved UGE courses, including at least 6 credit hours at the 300 level or above. Required credits are adjusted for transfer students and students who have completed credit by examination (AP, IB, CLEP, DANTES) or through study abroad programs approved by Kansas State University. Only courses completed at Kansas State University and approved for UGE can be used to meet these requirements.

    Approved UGE courses are marked with a University General Education course in course descriptions. For a current list of approved UGE courses: www.ksu.edu/registrar/enroll/gened.html

    To ensure breadth in the general education experience, each College of Human Ecology student must complete at least one approved UGE course in four of the following areas:

    · Quantitative studies
    · Economics
    · Social sciences
    · Humanities
    · Life sciences
    · Physical sciences
    · Courses from professional colleges

    Students required to complete only 9 credits in UGE courses must have three of these areas represented. Students required to complete only 6 credits must have two of these areas represented. Only courses outside the department or school which offers the student's major can be applied toward the student's UGE requirement.

    Grade requirement
    Grades of C or higher are required in all professional studies and supporting courses in College of Human Ecology degree programs.

    Transfer courses
    Careful planning enables students to transfer courses from another college or university that will apply toward specific degree requirements at K-State. See www.ksu.edu/admit/ tran.html for information about the transferability to Kansas State University of specific courses offered by most Kansas higher education institutions. Contact the College of Human Ecology Dean's Office with questions about transfer courses.

    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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    August 19, 2005