Department Chairperson: Erskine R. Smith
Department Office: Knoblauch Hall 140
Department Telephone: 309/298-1085
WWW Address: www.wiu.edu/users/mifcs/
Associate Graduate Faculty
426G Parenting. (3) Principles and philosophies relevant to the process of parenting with emphasis on changing roles and responsibilities, child rearing decisions, and diverse parenting perspectives. Prerequisites: FCS 121 or 321, or permission of the instructor.
450G Professional Workshops in Family and Consumer Sciences (Home Economics). (1-3) This course is intended to meet the need of pre-service and in-service teachers, paraprofessionals and others interested in the field, and is offered in the following areas: parenting, textiles, consumer education, nutrition, nutrition programs, and fashion production.
461G FCS Travel Studies. (1-6, repeatable to 6) Tours to properties, industries, facilities, and agencies in the United States and abroad which are related to home economics.
501 Nutrition for Fitness. (3) An analysis of nutrition in fitness. Topics include nutrition for various age groups; diet evaluation; interrelationships of disease states, drugs, and the environment with nutrition. Prerequisite: Graduate standing; one human nutrition course or permission of the instructor.