Family & Consumer Sciences

Student Learning Outcomes

Course Number Course Outcome
FCS 51Consumerism: The Movement, its Impact, and Issues^ Students completing FCS 51 - Consumer Skills, Issues, and Strategies and who complete the Advertising and Illth, Nealth and Wealth assignment will be able to identify products that promote illth, nealth or wealth. ^ Students completing FCS 51 - Consumer Skills, Issues, and Strategies will be able to demonstrate their ability to write a consumer complaint letter. ^ Students completing FCS 51 - Consumer Skills, Issues, and Strategies will be able to identify consumer related government agencies and compare/contrast the services they provide to consumers.
FCS 80Financial Planning^ Students completing FCS 80 - Financial Planning will be able to employ strategies for the wise use of credit. ^ Students completing FCS 80 - Financial Planning will be able to evaluate the importance of early retirement planning. ^ Students completing FCS 80 - Financial Planning will be able to develop a personal and/or family budget.
FCS 41Life Management^ Students completing FCS 41 - Life Management and who complete an assignment in an Area E course will demonstrate meaningful self-evaluation related to increasing their lifelong personal well-being. (Students completing the Mission Statement part of the My Goals assigment will be able to write clear, concise personal mission statements.) ^ Students completing FCS 41 - Life Management and who complete an assignment in an Area E course will demonstrate meaningful self-evaluation related to increasing their lifelong personal well-being. ^ Students completing FCS 41 - Life Management and who complete the Goal Setting assignment will be able to identify, prioritize, and evaluate their personal goals. ^ Students completing FCS 41 - Life Management will be able to increase their skills in the area of time management.
FCS 91Work Experience in Family and Consumer Sciences^ Students completing FCS 91 - Work Experience in Family and Consumer Sciences will be able to articulate what they have learned in a three to four page evaluation of the work experience outcomes. ^ Students completing FCS 91 - Work Experience in Family and Consumer Sciences will be able to complete the specific learning experiences according to the measurable objectives developed between student, employer and faculty.