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FCSE- 101 Introduction To Family And Consumer Sciences Education (2.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Contribution of Family and Consumer Sciences to development of individuals and families; responsibilities of a Family and Consumer Sciences professional.

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FCSE- 149 Cooperative Education Experience (1.00 - 6.00 cr.)
Repeatable: Yes
Work and study in an approved position to gain business/industry experience. Entails recurring, supervised work periods, building and expanding on previous experiences.
Department consent

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FCSE- 201 Teaching Methods In Family And Consumer Sciences Education (2.00 - 3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Presentation strategies appropriate in the field family and consumer sciences education. Background check required.

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FCSE- 249 Cooperative Education Experience (1.00 - 6.00 cr.)
Repeatable: Yes
Work and study in an approved position to gain business/industry experience. Entails recurring, supervised work periods, building and expanding on previous experiences.
Department consent

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FCSE- 299 Independent Study (1.00 - 3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: Yes

Department consent

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FCSE- 300 Externship: Family And Consumer Sciences Community Education (4.00 - 8.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Practicum in one or more of the following family and consumer sciences education programs: extension services, elementary education, post- secondary education, occupational teaching experience and community educational services. Approval of graduate program director required if taken for graduate credit.
Department consent

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FCSE- 303 Family And Consumer Sciences Education In The Middle And Elementary Schools (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Develop techniques, materials and curriculum concepts in family and consumer sciences education with application of human growth and development principles for teaching in middle and elementary school.

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FCSE- 341 Prestudent Teaching In FCSE Classrooms (1.00 cr.)
Repeatable: Yes
Supervised experience in classroom teaching for development of motor, perceptual, social and cognitive learning through family and consumer sciences education substantive areas.

Benchmark I Completed

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FCSE- 349 Cooperative Education Experience (1.00 - 6.00 cr.)
Repeatable: Yes
Work and study in an approved position to gain business/industry experience. Entails recurring, supervised work periods, building and expanding on previous experiences.
Department consent

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FCSE- 380 Consumer Economics (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Personal and family consumer economics for family and consumer education programs; management of human and non-human resources in achieving personal, family and community goals.

Prerequisites: take either ECON-201 or ECON-210

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FCSE- 385 Family Housing (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Individual/family's housing needs and resources as a basis for family and consumer education programs. The impact of historical, environmental, social, cultural, and technological, aesthetic, and design influences.

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FCSE- 390 Family and Consumer Sciences Ed Curriculum and Evaluation (4.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Development of curriculum and evaluation tools for family and consumer sciences education subject matter and critical thinking skills.

Prerequisite: Benchmark I completion

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FCSE- 397 Field Experience In Family And Consumer Sciences Education (2.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Field experience related to family and consumer sciences education skills and knowledge used in teaching wage-earning courses at secondary level.
Department consent

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FCSE- 448 Student Teaching-Family And Consumer Sciences Education (8.00 - 16.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Student teaching practicum in K-12 settings in family & consumer sciences education/family life.
Department consent

Prerequisites: Must have minimum GPA 2.75; take FCSE-301 and FCSE-360

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FCSE- 449 Cooperative Education Experience (1.00 - 6.00 cr.)
Repeatable: Yes
Work and study in an approved position to gain business/industry experience. Entails recurring, supervised work periods, building and expanding on previous experiences.
Department consent

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FCSE- 451 Family Life Education Programs (2.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Development of family life education programs including methods, materials and techniques for teaching family relationships and child development at the secondary level.

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FCSE- 488 Internship Teaching (8.00 - 16.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Alternate method of obtaining student teaching experience. Teacher interns receive license to teach and salaried appointments in cooperating school systems for one semester.
Department consent

Prerequisite: take FCSE-301

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FCSE- 497 Field Experience In Family And Consumer Sciences Education (2.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Field experience related to family and consumer sciences education skills and knowledge used in teaching wage-earning courses at secondary level.
Department consent

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FCSE- 499 Independent Study (1.00 - 3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: Yes

Department consent

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FCSE- 500 Externship: Family And Consumer Sciences Community Education (4.00 - 8.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Practicum in one or more of the following family and consumer sciences education programs: extension services, elementary education, post- secondary education, occupational teaching experience and community educational services. Approval of graduate program director required if taken for graduate credit.
Department consent

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FCSE- 503 Family And Consumer Sciences Education In The Middle And Elementary Schools (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Develop techniques, materials and curriculum concepts in family and consumer sciences education with application of human growth and development principles for teaching in middle and elementary school.

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FCSE- 520 Career And Technology Education Programs In Fcse (2.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Techniques, materials and curriculum for family and consumer sciences wage-earning programs in secondary and post-secondary schools; preliminary procedures for program development.

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FCSE- 580 Consumer Economics (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Personal and family consumer economics for family and consumer education programs; management of human and non-human resources in achieving personal, family and community goals.

Prerequisites: take either ECON-201 or ECON-210

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FCSE- 585 Family Housing (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Individual/family's housing needs and resources as a basis for family and consumer education programs. The impact of historical, environmental, social, cultural, and technological, aesthetic, and design influences.

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FCSE- 651 Family Life Education Programs (2.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Development of family life education programs including methods, materials and techniques for teaching family relationships and child development at the secondary level.
Instructor's consent

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FCSE- 720 FCSE Special Topics: Celebrating 30 years of FCSE Conference (1.00 cr.)
Repeatable: Yes
Resources and trends in Family and Consumer Education content for middle and high school teachers. Attendance at the 2014 FCSE conference at UW-Stout is mandatory

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FCSE- 720 Special Topics In Family And Consumer Sciences (1.00 - 2.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Consideration of problems in contemporary living that are affecting family and consumer sciences education and their influence on the teaching of homemaking.

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FCSE- 720 FCSE: Teaching with Style (1.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Resources and trends in Family and consumer Sicences Educaiton content for middle and high shcool teachers. Attendance at the 2009 conference at UW-Stout is mandatory.

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FCSE- 720 Special Topics: Advising STAR Events (1.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
How to use STAR Events to enhance FCS instruction and facilitate youth-center leadership. Attendanceat one of the PCCLA forums is mandatory.

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FCSE- 720 Special Topic: A New Decade for FCSE (1.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Resources and trends in Family and Consumer Education content for middle and high school teachers. Attendance at the fall FCSE conference is mandatory.

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FCSE- 720 Special Topics in FCSE: A New Century for FCS (1.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Resources and trends in FCS conent for FCSE professionals. Attendance at the 2010 WAFCS Conference at UW-Stout (March 12-13, 2010) is mandatory.

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FCSE- 725 Graduate Internship In Family And Consumer Sciences Education (8.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
A clinical assignment in a school for one semester during which time the student integrates in-depth academic knowledge and pedagogical skill.
Department consent

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FCSE- 735 Problems In Family And Consumer Sciences (2.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Identification, selection and completion of a problem in family and consumer sciences, culminating in a Plan B paper.

Prerequisite: take EDUC-740

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FCSE- 770 Thesis-Family And Consumer Sciences Education (2.00 - 6.00 cr.)
Repeatable: Yes
Independent research under direction of investigation adviser. Selection of problems, development of outline, review of literature, compilation of bibliography, plan of method of attack, conduct of research, interpretation of findings, and preparation of the final paper according to thesis standards. Student may enroll for 2, 4, or 6 semester hours of credit in various terms with a final total of 6.

Prerequisite: take EDUC-740

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FCSE- 797 Field Experience In Family And Consumer Sciences Education (2.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Field experience related to family and consumer sciences education skills and knowledge used in teaching wage-earning courses at secondary level.
Department consent

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FCSE- 799 Independent Study (1.00 - 3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: Yes

Department consent

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