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Courses - Summer 2019
FMSC
Family Science Department Site
FMSC111
Credit Cards and College Students
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Recommended: Moderate level of computer literacy, especially Internet and ELMS. Reliable computer and Internet access.
Credit only granted for: FMSC111, FMSC341 or FMSC498D.
Formerly: FMSC498D.
Provides college students with factual information about basic money management skills, emphasizing the responsible use of credit, specifically credit cards. Topics will include financial goals, spending plan, wise use of credit, debt management, consumer credit protection, and ID Theft. Online lessons will include video clips and interactive class activities. Students will learn the basics to build a strong financial future.
FMSC190
Man Up! Where Are The Fathers?
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
GenEd: DSHS, SCIS
An examination of changing fatherhood roles, health, and inequality in diverse families. Focus will be on masculinities and disparities among men by race and class; provider role expectations; and trauma and violence faced by men in contemporary society.
FMSC260
Couple Relationships
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
GenEd: DSHS
Credit only granted for: FMSC260 or FMST260.
Formerly: FMST260.
Couple relationships and their alternatives in contemporary dating, courtship and marriage.
FMSC280
Global, Child & Family Health: Getting There Via E-Communications
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
GenEd: DSHS, SCIS
Credit only granted for: FMSC280 or FMSC289G.
Formerly: FMSC289G.
Students will learn about global maternal, child and family health issues and how these issues may affect their lives. Interdisciplinary teams of students will collaborate to develop programs aimed at improving global family health through the use of information and communications technologies.
FMSC310
Maternal, Child and Family Health
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
Credit only granted for: FMSC310, FMSC410 or FMSC498A.
Formerly: FMSC498A and FMSC410.
Additional information: A comprehensive understanding of maternal, child, and family health, with additional emphasis on environmental health, needs assessment and evaluation, enabling students to more effectively address issues in the workplace.
Overview of the major issues in Maternal, Child, and Family Health in the U.S. and the world. The course will cover the social, political, environmental, and economic factors that shape the health of women, children, and families throughout the life course. It will employ the core disciplines of public health -- 1) epidemiology/biostatistics, 2) environmental health, 3) health policy and administration, and 4) social and behavioral health -- to examine these factors. The course introduces specific issues and interventions and places these issues and interventions within their broad sociohistorical context.
FMSC330
Family Theories and Patterns
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
GenEd: DSHS, DVUP
Restriction: Junior standing or higher.
Credit only granted for: FMSC330 or FMST330.
Formerly: FMST330.
Theory and research on the family, including a cross-cultural analysis of family patterns.
FMSC332
Children in Families
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
GenEd: DSHS
Prerequisite: PSYC100 or FMSC105.
Credit only granted for: FMSC332 or FMST332.
Formerly: FMST332.
A family life education approach to the study of children and families. Emphasis on the interaction of children with parents, siblings, extended kin, and the community.
FMSC341
Personal and Family Finance
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
GenEd: DSSP
Credit only granted for: FMSC341 or FMST341.
Formerly: FMST341.
Individual and family financial strategies with emphasis on financial planning, savings, investments, insurance, income taxes, housing, and use of credit. Planning, analyzing, and controlling financial resources to resolve personal/family financial problems and to attain financial security.
FMSC383
Delivery of Human Services to Families
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: FMSC330.
Restriction: Must be in a major within SPHL-Family Science department.
Credit only granted for: FMSC383 or FMST383.
Formerly: FMST383.
Processes of service delivery with special emphasis upon relationships among managers, service providers and clients. The impact of human service systems on families.
FMSC386
(Perm Req)
Experiential Learning
Credits: 3 - 6
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
Prerequisite: Permission of SPHL-Family Science department.
Restriction: Junior standing or higher.
Credit only granted for: FMSC386 or FMST386.
Formerly: FMST386.
Contact department for information to register for this course.
FMSC399
(Perm Req)
Credits: 1 - 6
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Individualized family and community studies projects of interest to student and faculty.
Contact department for information to register for this course.
FMSC432
Adult Development and Aging in Families
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: PSYC100; and (SOCY100 or SOCY105). And FMSC332; or must have completed a comparable development course.
Restriction: Must be in a major within SPHL-Family Science department.
Credit only granted for: FMSC432 or FMST432.
Formerly: FMST432.
Theory, research, history, and programming related to adult development and aging in the intergenerational context of family.
FMSC445
Sexuality: Issues in Family Therapy and Service Delivery
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: A basic course in human sexuality; and permission of instructor.
Jointly offered with FMSC645.
Credit only granted for: FMSC445 or FMSC645.
Typical, dysfunctional, and pathological sexual functioning, including effects on individuals, couples, and family systems. Sensitizes students to sexual issues, explores how perceptions of such issues affect work with people, and emphasizes implications for marriage and family therapy.
FMSC460
Violence in Families
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
GenEd: DSHS, DVUP
Prerequisite: SOCY100, SOCY105, or PSYC100.
Credit only granted for: FMSC460 or FMST460.
Formerly: FMST460.
Theories of child, spouse, and elder abuse in the family setting. Emphasis on historical, psychological, sociological and legal trends relating to physical, emotional, and sexual abuse. Introduction to methods for prevention and remediation.
FMSC477
(Perm Req)
Internship and Analysis in Family Science
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: FMSC383; and 9 credits in FMSC courses; and permission of SPHL-Family Science department.
Restriction: Must be in a major within SPHL-Family Science department.
Credit only granted for: FMSC477, FMST347, or FMST477.
Formerly: FMST477.
A supervised internship and a seminar requiring analysis. Opportunities to integrate theory and practice including 120 hours of contracted field experience. Summer or fall internship contracts due May 1; Spring contracts due December 1. See department for application procedures.
A planned, supervised internship complemented by analysis. Opportunities to integrate theory and practice. Field experience requires minimum of 120 hours per semester.
FMSC487
Legal Aspects of Family Problems
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Designed for students interested in studying the law, public health, and family science, this course provides students with a general overview of family law and the impact on healthy families. The course also includes the study of cutting-edge issues such as marriage equality, assisted reproduction and ethical issues that may arise.
FMSC498
(Perm Req)
Special Topics: Family Science
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Individual family studies instruction course on topics of interest to student and faculty.
Contact department for information to register for this course.
FMSC645
Sexuality: Issues in Family Therapy and Service Delivery
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: Must have completed a basic course in human sexuality.
Restriction: Permission of instructor.
Jointly offered with FMSC445.
Credit only granted for: FMSC445 or FMSC645.
Typical, dysfunctional, and pathological sexual functioning: effects on individuals, couples, and family systems. Sensitizes students to sexual issues, explores how perceptions or such issues affect work with people, and emphasizes implications for marriage and family therapy.
FMSC658
(Perm Req)
Supervised Clinical Practice of Marriage and Family Therapy
Credits: 1 - 2
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: FMSC650 and Permission of Instructor.
FMSC689
(Perm Req)
Research Internship
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Internship related to student's chosen specialization.
Contact department for information to register for this course.
FMSC698
(Perm Req)
Advanced Topics in Family Science
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
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FMSC698V
Advanced Topics in Family Science; Violence in Families
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
FMSC699
Credits: 1 - 6
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
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FMSC789
(Perm Req)
Non-Thesis Research
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
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FMSC799
Master's Thesis Research
Credits: 1 - 6
Grad Meth: Reg
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FMSC898
FMSC899
Doctoral Dissertation Research
Credits: 1 - 8
Grad Meth: Reg, S-F
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