|CURRICULA SECTION 7|
Karla Hughes, Dean, 142-A Rivers Building
ADMISSION TO GRADUATE PROGRAM
Applicants must meet the admission requirements of the Graduate School.† Completion of an undergraduate degree in human environmental sciences or in an approved major from an accredited institution is required for admission to MS programs offered by the School of Human Environmental Sciences.† An admissions committee of faculty in the student's intended program will evaluate educational and professional experience for all applicants.† Applicants may be required to take additional courses as part of the MS degree in order to make up deficiencies.
MBA WITH APPAREL AND TEXTILE MANAGEMENT CONCENTRATION
MBA students interested in pursuing the MBA with the apparel and textile management concentration must take AMID 6301, 6302, 6303 as electives in the MBA program.† A certificate of completion will be issued by the School of Human Environmental Sciences.† Other graduate students interested in taking these electives must confer with the program director of the appropriate school.
MBA WITH HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT CONCENTRATION
MBA students interested in pursuing the MBA with the hospitality management concentration must take NUHM 6400, 6410, 6420 as electives in the MBA program.† A certificate of completion will be issued by the School of Human Environmental Sciences.† Other graduate students interested in taking these electives must confer with the program director of the appropriate school.
MASTER OF SCIENCE
The School of Human Environmental Sciences offers the master of science degree with options in† child development and family relations and nutrition and dietetics.† Requirements in child development and family relations include a minimum of 36 s.h. of course work to include a research course and a thesis.† Additional requirements included in the 36 s.h. for the child development and family relations option are CDFR 6402 and 12 s.h. of specialization courses, of which 6 s.h. will be taken from child development and family relations courses.† A student in child development and family relations may elect a nonthesis program with the consent of the student's committee.
Decisions regarding admission to the nutrition and dietetics option are based on the following criteria: courses required for the undergraduate nutrition minor; standardized test scores (MAT or GRE); and the overall or last 60 s.h. GPA.† This program requires a minimum of 33 s.h.† The thesis option consists of 9 s.h. of core courses, 15 s.h. of guided electives in a concentration, and 9 s.h. of research courses and thesis.† A student in nutrition and dietetics may elect a non-thesis program with the consent of the student's committee.† The non-thesis option consists of 9 s.h. of core courses, 19 s.h. of guided electives in a concentration, and a 5 s.h. research component.† Selected courses in nutrition and dietetics are available online.† Contact the Department of Nutrition and Hospitality Management for information regarding course availability, hardware, and software requirements.
The School of Human Environmental Sciences offers a dietetic internship program.† The dietetic internship is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education of The American Dietetic Association. CADE is a specialized accrediting body recognized by the Commission on Recognition of Postsecondary Accreditation and the United States Department of Education.† Admission requires verification of completion of a bachelorís degree which meets DPD requirements of The American Dietetic Association; standardized test scores (MAT or GRE); and the overall GPA or the GPA for the last 60 s.h. of course work. The program requires 12 s.h. of supervised dietetic practice (NUHM 4801, 4802, 4803, 4804), 1 s.h. of NUHM 4800, Orientation, and 6 s.h. of approved NUHM courses at the 5000 or 6000 level.† Students may apply the 5000- and 6000-level credits toward the option in nutrition and dietetics.
MS IN MARRIAGE AND FAMILY THERAPY
The marriage and family therapy program at East Carolina University is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy.† Enrollment in the marriage and family therapy program is limited and admission is competitive.† Acceptance into the program is contingent on prior admission to the Graduate School, application to the marriage and family therapy program, a personal interview with the clinical faculty, and a favorable recommendation from the departmental faculty. Decisions regarding acceptance into the program are based on the following criteria: undergraduate and graduate GPA, standardized test scores (MAT or GRE), work or practicum experiences, a statement of professional objectives, and performance during the personal interview.† Upon acceptance into the program, students typically begin course work in the fall semester.
Additional information about the program and application information can be obtained from the director, Marriage and Family Therapy Program, Department of Child Development and Family Relations, School of Human Environmental Sciences, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC† 27858‑4353.
HUMAN ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES: HESC
5005, 5006, 5007. Special Problems in Human Environmental Sciences (1,2,3) May be repeated for credit with different titles.† 5007 same as HEED 5007.† Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.† Special topics in selected areas of human environmental sciences.† Variable titles and content permitted.
6100, 6101. Special Topics in Human Environmental Sciences (2,1) May be repeated for credit with different titles.† Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.† Current topics in human environmental sciences disciplines.† Variable content and titles permitted.
6488. Research in Human Environmental Sciences (3) Research methods including development of a research proposal.
6500, 6501, 6502. Independent Study (3,3,3) Same as HEED 6500, 6501, 6502.† Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.† Advanced study of a selected subject. Students explore topic either independently or in a small group.
6900. Review of Current Literature (2) Same as HEED 6900.† Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.† Intensive review of current literature in selected topic or discipline. Students enroll in this course the semester they are to complete written and oral comprehensive exams for a nonthesis program.†
6950. Seminar in Human Environmental Sciences (1) Prerequisite: Enrollment in last two semesters of program.† Review, evaluation, and presentation of current research.
7000. Thesis (3) May be repeated.† May count a maximum of 6 s.h. toward the degree.
APPAREL MERCHANDISING AND INTERIOR DESIGN
Katherine Warsco, Chairperson, 152A Rivers Building
APPAREL MERCHANDISING AND INTERIOR DESIGN: AMID
6301. Issues and Strategies in Apparel/Textile Merchandising (3) Prerequisites: MKTG 6162 and consent of instructor.† Current issues, trends and merchandising strategies in apparel and textiles.
6302. International Production and Trade of Apparel and Textiles (3) Prerequisites: MGMT 6102 and consent of instructor.† Analysis of domestic public policies on international apparel and textile trade issues and the impact of foreign practices on US apparel and textile industries.
6303. Apparel/Textile Quality Analysis Research (3) Prerequisites: DSCI 6213 and consent of instructor.† An examination of apparel/textile quality parameters and characteristics, their measurement, and their relationship to apparel/textile consumer satisfaction.
AMID Banked Courses
5325. Costume and Textile
5337. Tailoring (3)
5338. Problems in Apparel, Merchandising, and Interior Design (3)
5387. Interior Lighting Design (3)
5389. Contemporary Interpretation of Period Interiors (3)
6420. Seminar in Apparel and Textiles (3)
6481. Seminar in Interior Design (3)
6482. Seminar in Interior Furnishings (3)
6486. Advanced Interior Design (3)
6978, 6979. Internship: Interior Design (3,3)
6982, 6983. Internship in Apparel and Textiles (3,3)
CHILD DEVELOPMENT AND FAMILY RELATIONS
Cynthia Johnson, Chairperson, 150-A Rivers Building
CHILD DEVELOPMENT AND FAMILY RELATIONS: CDFR
5007. Public Policy and Legal Issues Affecting Families (3) Prerequisite: CDFR major. Current public policy and legal issues facing professionals who work with children and families.
5300. Sex Roles (3) Sex role development through the life cycle with attention to influences of family ethnicity.
5309. Infancy Intervention (3) Two lecture and two laboratory hours per week.† Prerequisites: CDFR major; CDFR 2000; or consent of instructor.† Infant and toddler screening techniques for disabilities; sequential selection and effective use of play materials; community resources available for working with parents.
5403. Parent Education (3) Prerequisite:† CDFR 1103; 2000 or 2001; 3002, 4306; senior standing.† Survey of strategies, skills, and resources that can assist parents and that are needed by professionals who work directly with parents.
5408. Administration of Programs for Young Children (3) Planning, organizing, and administering programs for young children.
5411. Counseling Elders and Their Families (3) Prerequisite: GERO 2400 or consent of instructor.† Overview of interventions for age‑related problematic behaviors in the social and family systems of the elderly.
5412. Family Crises and Resources (3) Individual and family reactions to crises and special problems encountered in family living; individual and community resources pertinent to such problems.
5420. Family Intervention Models (3) Prerequisite: CDFR major or admission to CDFR graduate program or consent of instructor. Survey of selected family intervention and skill development models with opportunity for indepth study of the individual theoretical approach.
5901, 5902, 5903. Readings in Aging Studies (1,2,3) Same as GERO 5901, 5902, 5903 and SOCW 5901, 5902, 5903.† A maximum of 3 s.h. may count toward the baccalaureate minor in gerontology or the graduate certificate in gerontology.† Prerequisite: Consent of instructor and chair of instructor's home unit.† Selected readings taken from monographs or journals in gerontology or aging studies.† The focus is on specialized areas in which the student has already taken one or more courses in either the baccalaureate minor degree or the graduate certificate in gerontology.
5992, 5993. Advanced Preschool Internship (3,0) One conference and eight laboratory hours per week.† Prerequisites: CDFR 2000, 4306, 4322; or consent of instructor.† Advanced internship experiences with preschool children and their parents.
6320. Family Treatment in Substance Abuse Rehabilitation (3) Same as REHB 6320.† Prerequisites: Majors only; REHB 5793 or consent of instructor. Rehabilitation and treatment strategies including family intervention strategies, family counseling, and the treatment of adult children of addicted parents will be presented.† Provides special attention to the relationships of the family, substance abuse, and major physical and mental disabilities.
6380. Interdisciplinary Practice: Services for Children with Serious Emotional Disturbances and Their Families (3) Same as NURS 6380, PSYC 6380, SOCW 6380.† Overview of a system of care model to be used across disciplines in mental health services for children with serious emotional disturbances and their families.† Prepares professionals to participate in holistic, interdisciplinary team practice in a variety of settings.
6400. Research in Child Development and Family Relations (3) Critical analysis of current research relating to children and families throughout the life cycle.
6401. Family Theories and Issues (3) Emphasis on the major theoretical frameworks used to explain and predict events related to families and family members.† Includes application of these theories to current issues impacting on families.
6402. Theories of Child Development (3) Major theories and supportive research which contribute to the understanding of child behavior and development.
6404. Human Development and Family Relations (3) An indepth review of empirical literature of current trends and issues for understanding human development in the context of family relationships that provides a foundation for analyzing the current status of issues in the field of family studies.
6405. Developmental Evaluation and Family Therapy (3) Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.† Introduction to developmental evaluation of children; training in interview techniques with children and their parents; introduction to family intervention.† Approximately five hours of practicum experience at East Carolina University Developmental Evaluation Clinic are required.
6406. Child Behavior and Development (3) Scientific study of child development with emphasis on theoretical and research issues.
6407. Family Systems Theories (3) Intensive study of family systems theories with particular emphasis on family development, interaction, and assessment.
6408. Family Therapy Theories (3) Prerequisite: CDFR 6407 or consent of instructor.† Examination of the major marital and family therapy theories with emphasis on systemic applications.
†6409. Family Therapy Seminar I (3) Prerequisites: CDFR 6407, 6408; admission to marriage and family therapy program.† Prepracticum course addressing assessment, diagnosis, goal formulation, and treatment issues, including the identification of an individual therapeutic orientation.
6410. Family Therapy Seminar II (3) Prerequisites: CDFR 6407, 6408, 6409; admission to marriage and family therapy program.† An intensive examination of the major approaches to brief techniques for marriage and family therapy.
6411. Family Therapy Issues (3) Overview of historical, ethical, legal, and professional issues in the practice of marital and family therapy.
6412. Family Therapy Seminar III (3) Prerequisites: Admission to marriage and family therapy MS program; CDFR 6407, 6408, 6409.†† Survey of dynamics of couple interaction as basis for study of assessment and intervention models for use with premarital and married couples and other dyads within a family systems framework.
6413. Exceptional Families (3) Attitudinal, interactional, and organizational impact of exceptional members on the family with specific emphasis on professional assistance.
6415, 6416, 6417. Family Therapy Practicum (3,3,3) Prerequisites: CDFR 6405, 6407, 6408, 6409; consent of departmental faculty.† Practicum experience in marital and family therapy.
6418. Seminar in Child Development (3) May be repeated for a total of 9 s.h. credit.†† Prerequisite: Consent of departmental chairperson.† Variable content and titles are permitted.
6419. Seminar in Family Relations (3) May be repeated for a total of 9 s.h. credit.† Prerequisite: Consent of departmental chairperson.† Variable content and titles permitted.
6980. Internship for Child-Family Specialist (6) One weekly session with supervisors, minimum 240-hour internship. Prerequisites: CDFR 6400 and consent of adviser. Minimum of 240 hours of observation and supervised internship in an approved agency, organization, or institution that provides services to children and families. Research or other adviser approved project.
CDFR Banked Courses
5336. Methods of Teaching
Personal and Family Living (3)
5392. Economic Problems (3)
5400. Seminar in Aging Studies (3)
5410. Gerontology: Developing the Living Environment (3)
6480. Consumer Economics and Management Seminar (3)
6981. Internship for Child-Family Specialist II
NUTRITION AND HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT
Dori Finley, Chairperson, 148 Rivers Building
NUTRITION AND HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT: NUHM
5300. Nutrition for Wellness (3) Prerequisites: A course in clinical nutrition and one in nutrition education.† Planning, implementing, and evaluating nutrition services and education in wellness programs.
6105. Human Nutrition in Physiology and Metabolism (3) Prerequisites: NUHM 3105, 3106; or equivalent.† Integration of normal nutrition and metabolism at the cellular level with physiologic functions of tissues, organs, and systems in humans.
6120. Advanced Clinical Nutrition (3) Prerequisites: NUHM 4312, 4313, 6105.† Indepth study of the theory and application of medical nutrition therapy to management of specific diseases.
6200. Research in Clinical Nutrition (3) Prerequisite: Admission to the MS program in nutrition and dietetics; corequisite: Graduate-level statistics course.† Investigation of research methods in clinical nutrition.† Development of research topic, planning the study, and reporting results.
6400. Critical Analysis of Food Service and Beverage Management Systems (3) Prerequisites: DSCI 6213; MGMT 6102.† Application of analytical models to evaluate food service and beverage management systems.
6410. Strategic Management of Lodging Operations (3) Prerequisites: ACCT 6241; MKTG 6162; MGMT 6102.† Review of lodging systems management focusing on critical issues in rooms division, facilities engineering and maintenance, lodging security and safety, convention sales and marketing, lodging systems financial management and lodging operations staffing.
6420. Current Issues and Strategies in Hospitality Management (3) Prerequisites: NUHM 6400, 6410.† Indepth review of empirical literature impacting issues related to hospitality management.† Focuses on regional, national, and international trends in the food service, lodging, and tourism industries.
6500. Pediatric Nutrition (3) Prerequisite: NUHM 6105.† Advanced study of nutritional requirements during infancy, childhood, and adolescence; nutritional support of the child with special problems.
6510. Maternal and Infant Nutrition (3) Prerequisite: NUHM 6105.† Advanced study of the nutritional needs of infants and pregnant and lactating women.
6520. Geriatric Nutrition (3) Prerequisite: NUHM 6105.† Advanced study of the role of nutrition in the aging process; nutrition‑related health problems of the elderly; nutrition advocacy and education for the elderly.
NUHM Banked Courses
5050. Nutrition and the
5211, 5212. Advanced Clinical Nutrition (1,2)
5351. Food Service Production Systems (2)
6102. Current Issues in Clinical Nutrition (1)
6110. Nutrition Support (3)
6210. Advanced Food Science (3)
6211. Nutrition Policies and Communication (3)
6212. Food Service Systems Administration (3)
6215. International Food and Nutrition Issues (3)
6300. Advanced Studies in Carbohydrates and Lipids (3)
6301. Advanced Studies in Vitamins and Minerals (3)
6302. Advanced Studies in Protein and Amino Acids (3)
6440. Seminar in Food and Nutrition (3)