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Family and Consumer Studies

A . General Education (35–41 hours)
See Graduation from the University for the University General Education Program requirements. Students who have completed one year of American History in high school are exempted from the six credit-hour History General Education Program requirement; otherwise, students will have to meet the History requirement.

B. Coordinated Study (36-39 hours)

Required Core (21 hours)

CSED 2101 Family in the Global Perspective

CSED 3104 Home Furnishings and Related Arts

CSED 3302 Child and Adolescent Development

CSED 4106 Trends and Issues in the Profession

CSED 4300 Family Resource Management

CSED 4405 Textiles

CSED 4600 Senior Seminar in Merchandising

Specialty Area – Family and Consumer Studies (18 hours)

NUTR 2202 Nutrition

NUTR 2302 Introduction to Foods

CSED 3401 Parenthood Education

CSED 4101 Preschool Curriculum

CSED 4213 Readings in Family Economics and Consumer Education

CSED 4217 Readings in Family and Consumer Science Education

C . Thematic Studies (6 hours)

*CSED 4205 Behavioral Science Aspects of Clothing

CSED 4300 Family Resource Management

*CSED 4304 Trends in Housing and Home Furnishings

UNIV 3500-3599

UNIV 4500-4599

D. Internship (3-6 hours)

PADM 4231 Administrative Internship or

UNIV 4110 Internship (Corequisite CSED 4600 and UNIV 4995)

E. Senior Project (3 hours)

UNIV 4995

F. Electives – may be chosen to bring the total number of hours to 120 with a minimum of 42 upper-division hours.
Students will not be permitted to use CSED 2101 in both the General Education and Professional core categories.

* Required for Secondary Licensure

Important Note: All coursework must be completed prior to the student's final semester except for CSED 4600 (Senior Seminar), UNIV 4110 or PADM 4231 (Internship) and UNIV 4995 (Senior Project). A student can only enroll in 12 credit hours in the final semester which includes CSED 4600, UNIV 4110 or PADM 4231, and UNIV 4995.

Nonprofit Management Minor (21 hours) (Of the required 21 hours, 18 must be upper-division)

Other approved minor (18-21 hours)

Course Descriptions

College of Arts and Sciences

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Philosophy (PHIL)
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Political Science (POLS)
Public and Nonprofit Administration (PADM)
Psychology (PSYC)
Religious Studies (RLGN)
Social Work (SWRK)
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Women's Studies (WMST)

Foreign Languages and Literatures

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Spanish (SPAN)

Fogelman College of Business and Economics

Accountancy (ACCT)
Business Administration (BA)
Economics (ECON)
Finance, Insurance and Real Estate (FIR)
Management Information Systems (MIS)
Management (MGMT)
Marketing (MKTG))
Supply Chain Management Science (SCMS)

College of Communication and Fine Arts

Architecture (ARCH)
Art (ART)
Art History (ARTH)
Communication (COMM)
Communication/Fine Arts (CCFA)
Dance (DANC)
Interior Design (IDES)
Journalism (JOUR)
Theatre (THEA)


Applied Music (MUAP)
Music Appreciation (MUS)
Music Education (MUSE)
Music History, Literature, and Appreciation (MUHL)
Music Industry (MUID)
Music Theory and Composition (MUTC)
Sacred Music (MUSA)

College of Education, Health and Human Sciences

Counseling, Educational Psychology and Research

Counseling and Personnel Services (COUN)
Educational Psychology and Research (EDPR)

Health and Sport Sciences

Dietetics (NUTR)
Health and Human Performance (EXSS)
Health and Sport Sciences (HMSE)
Healthcare Leadership (HCL)
Health Promotion (HPRO)
Physical Education Activities (PHED)
Physical Education Teacher Education (PETE)
Sport and Leisure Commerce (SLC)
Sport and Leisure Management (SLS)

Instruction and Curriculum Leadership

Early Childhood Education (ECED)
Educational Services (EDSV)
Elementary Education (ELED)
Instruction and Curriculum Leadership (ICL)
Instructional Design and Technology (IDT)
Leadership (LEAD)
Reading (RDNG)
Special Education (SPED)

Herff College of Engineering

Biomedical Engineering (BIOM)
Civil Engineering (CIVL)
Electrical and Computer Engineering (EECE)
Engineering (ENGR)
Mechanical Engineering (MECH)
Technology (TECH)

Loewenberg School of Nursing

Nursing (NURS)

University College

Family and Consumer Science (CSED)
Merchandising (MRCH)
Paralegal Studies (LEGL)
University College (UNIV)

Kemmons Wilson School of Hospitality and Resort Management

Hospitality and Resort Management (HPRM)

Independent Programs

Orientation Program (ACAD)
University Honors Program (UNHP)
University of Memphis Libraries (LBRY)

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