Alabama's Public Liberal Arts University

Undergraduate Admissions

TRANSFER GUIDE FOR THE DEGREE PROGRAM IN
FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES

The Chair of the Family and Consumer Sciences Department is Laura Bloom. You may contact Ms. Bloom by clicking onto this address: blooml@montevallo.edu.

Students transferring from Alabama community colleges may complete Areas I-V of the STARS Guide for Family & Consumer Sciences and have all of those courses count towards completion of the major.  Transfer students seeking to select courses that most closely match degree programs in FCS at Montevallo should choose the following Alabama community college course options from Areas I-V of the AGSC Guide.  A maximum of sixty-four semester hours of credit will transfer from a two-year college.

Area I - Written Composition
(Six semester hours)

ENG 101 - Written Communication I
ENG 102 - Written Communication II

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Area II - Humanities and Fine Arts
(Eighteen semester hours)

Select a sequence of Literature courses from among:

ENG 251-252 - American Literature I & II
ENG 261-262 - English Literature I & II
ENG 271-272 - World Literature I & II

Select either SPH 106 or SPH 107

Select three courses from among:

ART 100 - Art Appreciation
ART 203 - Art History I
FRN 101 - Introductory French I
FRN 102 - Introductory French II
FRN 201 - Intermediate French I
FRN 202 - Intermediate French II
GRN 101 - Introductory German I
GRN 102 - Introductory German II
HUM 130 - Mankind and His Art
MUS 101 - Music Appreciation
PHL 106 - Introduction to Philosophy
PHL 206 - Ethics and Society
SPA 101 - Introductory Spanish I
SPA 102 - Introductory Spanish II
SPA 201 - Intermediate Spanish I
SPA 202 - Intermediate Spanish II
THR 120 - Theatre Appreciation
THR 126 - Introduction to Theatre
*At least one of the three must be a fine arts course.  A maximum of two of the three may be fine arts courses.

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Area III - Natural Sciences and Mathematics
(Eleven semester hours)

Select two science courses from among:

Biology
Chemistry
Geology
Physics

*Students concentrating in Dietetics should choose as their two science courses:

CHM 104 - Introduction to Inorganic Chemistry and
CHM 105 - Introduction to Organic Chemistry

Select MTH 110 - Finite Math or MTH 112 - Precalculus Algebra

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Area IV - History, Social & Behavioral Sciences
(Twelve semester hours)

Select a sequence of History courses from among:

HIS 101-102 - History of Western Civilization I & II
HIS 121-122 - World History I & II
HIS 201-202 - U. S. History I & II

Select two additional Social Science courses from among:

ECO 231 - Principles of Macroeconomics
ECO 232 - Principles of Microeconomics
GEO 100 - World Regional Geography
POL 211 - American National Government
PSY 200 - General Psychology
SOC 200 - Introduction to Sociology

*Students interested in Kinesiology, Nutrition, and Wellness should take as their two Social Science courses:
ECO 231 -
Introduction to Macroeconomics or
ECO 232 -
Introduction to Microeconomics
and 

PSY 200 -
Introduction to Psychology

*Students interested in Retail Merchandising
should take either ECO 231 - Introduction to Macroeconomics or ECO 232 - Introduction to Microeconomics as one of their two Social Science options

 

Area V - Pre-Professional, Major, & Elective Courses

For a Bachelor of Science degree, students interested in Child & Family Studies, Family & Consumer Sciences Education, and Retail Merchandising should take seven semester hours of Math/Science electives.  Students pursuing a Bachelor of Arts degree in one of these areas should choose two semesters of a freshman-level foreign language and two semesters of a sophomore-level foreign language.

Choose one of the following Family & Consumer Science options

Child and Family Studies

Select

HEC 140 - Principles of Nutrition

Select
one PE Activity Course
  * only if a health courses is taken

Select a Health lecture course from among:
HED 221 - Personal Health
HED 222 - Community Health
HED 226 - Wellness
PED 100 - Fundamentals of Fitness

Select a computer course from among:
CIS 130
- Introduction to Information Systems
CIS 146
- Microcomputer Applications
CIS 190 - Introduction to Computers

Select 6-10 semester hours of general electives

Kinesiology, Nutrition, and Wellness

Select

HEC 140 - Principles of Nutrition
BUS 241 - Principles of Accounting
BIO 103 - Principles of Biology

BIO 206 - Human Anatomy &
BIO 207 - Human Physiology   OR

BIO 201 - Human Anatomy and Physiology I &
BIO 202 - Human Anatomy and Physiology II

Select a Health lecture course from among:
HED 221 - Personal Health
HED 222 - Community Health
HED 226 - Wellness
PED 100 - Fundamentals of Fitness

Select a computer course from among:
CIS 130
- Introduction to Information Systems
CIS 146
- Microcomputer Applications
CIS 190 - Introduction to Computers

Family and Consumer Sciences Education

Select
HEC 140
- Principles of Nutrition

Select one PE Activity Course
  * only if a health courses is taken

Select a Health lecture course from among:
HED 221 - Personal Health
HED 222 - Community Health
HED 226 - Wellness
PED 100 - Fundamentals of Fitness

Retail Merchandising

Select

HEC 140 - Principles of Nutrition
BUS 241 - Principles of Accounting
BUS 215
- Business Communication
BUS 263
- Legal and Social Environment of Business

Select
one PE Activity Course
  * only if a health courses is taken

Select a Health lecture course from among:
HED 221 - Personal Health
HED 222 - Community Health
HED 226 - Wellness
PED 100 - Fundamentals of Fitness

Select a computer course from among:
CIS 130
- Introduction to Information Systems
CIS 146
- Microcomputer Applications
CIS 190 - Introduction to Computers

 

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