Home Economics

Course descriptions are listed alphabetically by subject prefix.  Each course description begins with a three letter subject prefix followed by a three – digit course number and the course title.  The number on the right of each course description gives the semester credit hours for that course. If a course includes laboratory or other special activities, that information is contained in the course description.  Prerequisites are also listed.  A prerequisite is a course, experience, or other required preparation that must be completed before the student is permitted to enroll in the course.

Subject Prefix and Course Number Course Name Semester Credit Hours Course Description Cross Listed Course Prerequisite
HEC 304 Home Furnishings and Design 3 Planning and decorating the house consistent with
one’s taste and economical means. Trends in home
furnishings, designs, and arrangements are covered.
Not Applicable Not Applicable
HEC 308 Family Consumer Problems 3 An analysis of problems, policies, and issues relevant
to today’s consumer.
Not Applicable Not Applicable
HEC 450 Seminar in Home Economics Education 1 Trends and interpretation of the role and function of
the semi-professional in home economics.
Not Applicable Not Applicable