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FCS 3000 Family Resource Management

Course Description: FCS 3000: (3-0-3)

Family resource management and management theory and application, including individual and family decision-making behavior related to acquisition and allocation of resources in socially responsible ways.

Prerequisite: C or better in both FCS 1000 and FCS 2000

Course Objectives:

Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:

  1. Identify management theories and their application within family and consumer sciences, specifically family resources.
  2. Examine resources related to aspects of human action including nutrition, environments, and textiles.
  3. Describe the effects of life cycle stages on decision-making regarding family resource issues.
  4. Analyze resource acquisition and allocation for the improvement of individual and family quality of life.
  5. Discuss issues related to socially responsible family resource management decisions.
  6. Describe the interrelationship of public policy and individual and family resource management.
  7. Apply the systems approach to management of various individual and family resources.

FCS 3000 Portfolio Assignment (pdf)