Home Economics Education

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Home Economics Education - HEED

2004 Education and Counseling Methods in Nutrition (3) Prereq.: major in dietetics or consent of instructor. Not for teacher certification. Communication skills needed for individual and group counseling and education in nutrition.

2008 Individual Field Experience in Occupational Home Economics (1-3) Prereq.: consent of instructor. A max. of 3 sem. hrs. of credit may be earned in each occupational area. Pass-fail grading. Individual, supervised, field-based study in selected businesses and industries; emphasis on business practices, procedures, and regulations in a specific occupational home economics area.

4003 Independent Reading and Research in Home Economics Education (1-3) Prereq.: consent of director and instructor. Maybe repeated for a max. of 3 sem. hrs. credit. Students are responsible for registering with a faculty member with whom they will select the area of reading and research. Faculty-directed individual study.

4004 Methods in Home Economics Education for Noneducation Majors (3) 2 hrs. lecture; 2 hrs. lab. Open to senior and graduate home economics majors. Methods and organization of home economics programs outside the secondary school that incorporate various socioeconomic levels.

4007 Organization and Administration of Home Economics Occupational Programs (3) Prereq.: VED 2001 or equivalent. Principles of operating Home Economics Related Occupational (HERO) programs; emphasis on developing student employability in wage earning areas of home economics; includes program standards, requirements, and procedures, curriculum, public relations, teaching materials, and evaluation of preparatory (in-school laboratory) and cooperative home economics programs.

4008 Advanced Individual Field Experience in Occupational Home Economics (1-3) Prereq.: consent of instructor. A max. of 3 sem. hrs. of credit may be earned in each occupational area. Pass-fail grading. Advanced individual, supervised, field-based study in selected businesses and industries to learn management strategies, personnel supervision, promotion techniques, and executive planning in a specified occupational home economics area.

4464 Adult and Nonformal Home Economics Education (3) 2 hrs. lecture; 2 hrs. lab. Working with adults and youth in community agencies and other programs with clientele outside the formal school system.

4869 Special Topics in Home Economics Education (1-3) Prereq.: consent of instructor. May be taken for a max. of 6 sem. hrs. credit. Current practices and technological advances in vocational home economics.

7162 Program Development in Home Economics Education (3) V Principles and applied practices in developing programs in home and family life education for multicultural groups.

7662 Program Improvement in Home Economics Education (3) Principles and procedures for evaluating and improving home economics programs for diverse groups.

7862 Current Problems in Home Economics Education (3) V Study of social, legislative, and educational problems.

7866 Seminar in Home Economics Education (1) May be taken for a max. of 4 hrs. of credit. Research reporting and topics of current interest.

8000 Thesis Research (1-12 per sem.) "S"/"U" grading.

 

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