Department of Human Sciences

Dr. Jane B. Dennis, Head

Wisdom Gymnasium Complex, Room 171

(254) 968-9196

Associate Professors: Dennis, Williams

Assistant Professors: Sale, Talley

Instructor: Gage

        The Department of Human Sciences (formerly Home Economics) offers programs of study leading to a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Sciences. The support areas that may be chosen by the students for the BS in Human Sciences are General, Fashion Merchandising, Child and Family Studies, Nutrition and Foods, and Secondary Teaching Certification.

THE BACHELOR OF SCIENCE DEGREE IN HUMAN SCIENCES

  Semester Hours

University Core Curriculum                                                                             

See p. 40 for additional information about Tarleton’s core curriculum requirements.

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Courses Required for BS in Human Sciences
4
H S 1023, 1101  
   
Additional Required Courses  
For Child and Family Studies Support Area  

electives as advised, 6 hours advanced  

18

ENGL 2303

3

H S 1043, 1053, 1073, 1093 or 2023, 2103, 2203, 3003, 3053, 3093, 3163, 3253, 3333, 4093, 4851, 4852, 48461                             

48

H S advanced electives 

9
 
For Fashion Merchandising Support Area

ENGL 2303, ACC 2033  

6

CIS 1033  

3

ECO 1013, COMS 1313

6

MGMT 3013, 3023

6

MKTG 3143, 3173, 3183 

9

H S 1013, 1073, 1093, 2023, 2033 or 3023, 2063, 1053 or 2103 or 21531,

21

H S 3163 or 3003 or 3093 or 4093, 3333; 3063, 3083, 3263, 3273, 4083, 4851, 4846  

28
   
For General Human Sciences with Extension Support Area  
ECO 1013; CIS 1033 or 1043
6
ENGL 2303
3
COMS 1313, 3013
6
Elective
3

H S 1043, 1053, 1073, 2023 or 3023 or 3273, 3163 or 3093, 2103, 2053 or 3333, 3003, 3013 or 4013 or 4063, 3043, 3253, 3063, 4043, 4073, 4851, 4852, 48461, 6 hours H S electives, 6 hours advanced H S electives

60
 
For Human Sciences with Certification
RDG 3513
3
EDU 3303, 3353, 4303, 4353, 4906 
18
ENGL 2303
3
PSY 2203 or 3033
3

H S 1053, 2023, 2053, 2103, 3003, 3013, 3043, 3063, 3093 or 3163, 3113, 3123, 3253, 3333, 4013 or 4063, 4043, 4073, 3053 or 40931   

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1 See p. 339 for H S course descriptions.  
   
For Nutrition and Foods Support Area  
BIOL 2194, 2204, 2034, 4743 
15
CHEM 10541, 1084*, 2014
12
MGMT 3013; PSY 3033 or 3053
6
MATH 3003 or G B 3113
3
ENGL 2303; CIS 1033
6
H S 1043 or 3003, 1053, 2103, 2203, 3073, 3103, 4203, 4353, 4553, 4846, 4851, 48521
36
Advanced electives 
9

1 Meets core lab science requirement.

2 See p. 339 for H S course descriptions.

EMPHASIS AREAS

       A student pursuing a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Interdisciplinary Business may elect Fashion Design, Fashion Merchandising, or Housing and Interiors as the supporting field for his/her degree. These emphases combine Human Sciences and the various business disciplines. Information about these areas of study may be obtained from an advisor in either the Department of Human Sciences or the Department of Management, Marketing, and Administrative Systems.