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FSID Courses

Offered by Department of Family Studies and Interior Design
College of Business and Technology

FSID 104 - FSID Orientation - 1 hour
Prereq: none
Scope, trends and in-depth study of the Family Studies, Interior Design professions.
FSID 108GS - Space for Family Living - 3 hours
Prereq: none
The social, physical and aesthetic aspects of the home environment, as it concerns the family during stages of the family life cycle.
FSID 110GS - Introduction to Nutrition - 3 hours
Prereq: none
Scientific basis of nutrition, nutrients and their functions, sources of deficiency diseases requirements and basic interrelationships of nutrients. Nutrition throughout the life cycle.
FSID 122 - Architectural Drafting and Design - 3 hours
Prereq: none
Beginning college level introduction to design graphics as it applies to the architecture and interior design professions. An introduction to computer aided drafting and design will be included. Intended for the student with little or no experience with drafting. (Studio fee $15.00)
FSID 128 - Application of Basic Design to Interior Design  - 3 hours
Prereq: ART 118
Application of basic 2-dimensional design principles of scale, proportion, balance, rhythm, emphasis, harmony, variety and elements space, line, mass, shape, texture, and color to Interior Design projects. Application of basic 3-dimensional design elements and principles to development of the spatial envelope including volumes of space, visual continuity and balance, visual passages, and interconnecting elements.
FSID 150 - Lifespan Development and the Family - 3 hours
Prereq: none
This course is designed to facilitate an initial, critical understanding of Human Development. Various aspects, themes, and influences of development are examined across the lifespan, with particular emphasis placed on the familial, cultural, cognitive, theoretical and physical aspects of the ever developing human.
FSID 151GS - Human Sexual Behavior - 3 hours
Prereq: none
A course designed to help the individual to understand himself as a whole person so that he relates to others in a healthy, constructive and meaningful manner. Evaluation of one's own values in relation to life-style and the value structure of society.
FSID 160GS - Personal Money Management - 3 hours
Prereq: none
Fundamentals of personal finance: budgeting, banking, life insurance, accident, health, and casualty insurance, investments, taxes, and social security. F, Sp.
FSID 200 - Textiles - 3 hours
Prereq: none
Weaves, yarns, fibers and finishes with reference to selection and care of fabrics for residential and commercial interior design.
FSID 207 - History of Interiors I - 3 hours
Prereq: none
The evolution and heritage of interiors and furnishings from antiquity through 1900.
FSID 208 - Interior Design Graphics - 3 hours
Prereq: ART 118, FSID 108GS, FSID 122, FSID 128*
Principles and techniques of pencil and marker rendering as they apply to Interior Design plans, perspectives, isometrics, and axonometrics. Includes techniques of perspective, isometric, and axonometric drawing as applied to Interior Design. Introduces integration of 3D computer graphics with pencil and marker rendering.
FSID 209 - History of Interiors II - 3 hours
Prereq: FSID 207
The evolution and heritage of interiors and furnishings from 1900 to present.
FSID 220 - Food Preparation - 3 hours
Prereq: CHEM 145GS or CHEM 160GS; FSID 110GS
Fundamental and scientific principles of food preparation with emphasis on composition, quality control, and nutritive contributions. Includes cultural, social, and economic issues relating to food selection.
FSID 220L - Food Preparation Laboratory - 1 hour
Take concurrently with FSID 220. (Lab fee charged.)
FSID 250 - Infant Development - 3 hours
Prereq: none
A study of growth and development, principles of guidance, and care of children from conception through two years of age including changing concepts affecting parenthood.
FSID 253 - Child and Adolescent Development - 3 hours
Prereq: none
A study of the growth, maturational and developmental characteristics of children from early childhood through adolescence. Principles, examples and practical issues involved in the guidance of children through childhood through adolescence as they traverse various stages of psycho-social, cognitive and physical development.
FSID 260 - Application of CAD for Interior Design - 3 hours
Prereq: FSID 122
The study and application of kitchen and bath and interior design specific CAD software to interior design problems. Includes integration of design data among differing CAD software programs and presentation software. Application of presentation software incorporated in presentation of design solutions. (Studio fee $20.00)
FSID 265 - Application of CAD for Construction Documents - 3 hours
Prereq: FSID 260*
Application of CAD to Interior Design construction drawings, including floorplans, mechanical plans, construction plans, demolition plans, sections, details, furniture plans, finish plans, power and telephone plans, reflected ceiling plans, elevations, and schedules. (Studio fee $30.00)
FSID 280 - Field Experience: Diversity in the Profession - 2 hours
Prereq: none
The experience provides the student with an introduction to the diverse work world of Family Studies. It is designed to help the student to focus on a particular area in career preparation.
FSID 305 - Residential Kitchen and Bath Design - 3 hours
Prereq: FSID 128*, FSID 208*, FSID 260* or permission
The study and application of the National Kitchen and Bath Association's Guidelines of Planning Standards and Safety Criteria for residential kitchens and bathrooms including Universal Design concepts. Includes the study and selection of kitchen and bath materials, equipment, and cabinetry. Computer aided Kitchen and Bath design software is introduced.
FSID 306 - Theory and Application of Lighting and Acoustic in Interior Design - 3 hours
Prereq: FSID 208*, FSID 265*
The study of the theory and application of artificial light sources and acoustics in architecture interiors. Includes a study of the relationship of light and color and the fundamentals of sound transmission, absorption, and control as it relates to interior environments. Residential and contract lighting is selected to meet specific needs and create a variety of planned effects. Integrates CAD.
FSID 307 - Furniture, Finishes, Materials and Components of Interior Architecture - 3 hours
Prereq: FSID 128* FSID 200, FSID 208*, FSID 209*, FSID 260* or permission
Study of selection, care, and use of furniture, finishes, materials, and components of residential and contract interior architecture to solve design problems. Includes environmental, economic, and universal design concerns, testing standards, and cost estimating. Computer spreadsheet software is used.
FSID 308 - Comparative Studies in Housing and Families - 3 hours
Prereq: none
Housing requirements of today's families, housing laws, the housing industry and home ownership.
FSID 309 - Interior Design Studio I: Programming, Space Planning and Predesign of Interiors - 3 hours
Prereq: FSID 128*, FSID 208*, FSID 209*, FSID 265*
The study and application of the programming process and space planning. Includes anthropometrics, ergonomics, proxemics, and the psychological and social influences of use and planning of space. Incorporates Americans with Disabilities Act, Occupancy, Exiting, and Building Codes as applied to Interior Space Planning for Residential and Commercial Interiors. CAD software is integrated. Studio fee.
FSID 312 - Housing Interiors for Special Needs Populations - 2 hours
Prereq: ITEC 122, FSID 305*
Principles and elements of interior design as it applies to special needs populations with emphasis on the elderly, handicapped and ADA regulations.
FSID 313 - Renovation and Restoration of Interiors - 2 hours
Prereq: ITEC 122
Principles and elements of design for renovation of existing residential structures for better utilization of existing space and/or plan for additional space based on requirements of restoration and preservation of furnishings of historically significant interiors.
FSID 315 - Cultural Perspectives in Food & Nutrition - 3 hours
Prereq: none
This course examines the values, ideals and characteristics of various cultures relative to their food and nutrition patterns. Food and food habits within each cultural context and changes made in their movement towards assimilation into contemporary society will be examined to determine their affect on the health and wellness of individuals within the ethnic group.
FSID 316 - Interior Design Studio II: Interior Design of Small Projects - 3 hours
Prereq: FSID 305*, FSID 306*, FSID 307*, FSID 309*
The study and application of interior design knowledge, skills, processes, and theories to interior design projects. Includes programming and schematic design. Concentrates on design development of interior spaces. Includes multidisciplinary experiences and incorporates the relationship of human behavior and the built environment. (Studio fee $30.00)
FSID 335 - Nutrition Throughout the Life Cycle - 3 hours
Prereq:  CHEM 145, FSID 110GS; BIOL 215GS or BIOL 226*
Physiological changes and nutritional requirements of humans throughout the life cycle. (3 hours lecture and 3 hours lab/week)
FSID 340 - Family Life Education - 3 hours
Prereq: none
Open to any student who would like to be better prepared to teach a comprehensive health and family life course. This course encompasses the concepts of the counselor-teacher role; specific techniques and materials available in the teaching-learning process.
FSID 351GS - Marriage and Family Relationships - 3 hours
Prereq: none
A course designed to help the individual develop some very personal insight and a sensitive awareness about the feelings and meanings of relationships in love, marriage and family relationships.
FSID 371 - Parent Education - 3 hours
Prereq: junior standing or permission of instructor
Analysis of the major problems relative to parent education. Synthesis of child-rearing practices, parent-child relationships and perceptions of attitudes and values.
FSID 395 - Individual Studies in FSID - 1-3 hours
Prereq: Approval of department
Independent study of Family Studies and Interior Design to meet the needs of the student. For majors only.
FSID 401- Interior Design Studio III: Nature and Design of Residential Interiors - 3 hours
Prereq: FSID 316*
The elements of interior space to create habitable-functionally fit, aesthetically pleasing, and psychologically satisfying residential interior environments. Incorporates special spatial needs analysis and design solutions for universal design for residential interiors. Concentrates on advanced programmatic design development, and presentation of studio projects involving residential interiors. Emphasizes advanced design of kitchens and bathrooms. Includes trends in residential design for human well being. Integrates CAD software. (Studio fee $30.00)
FSID 402/802P - Selected Readings in Family Studies - 3 hours
Prereq: FSID 150, junior standing
Analysis of major studies and current literature.
FSID 404 - Family Studies Professional Practice - 1 hour
Prereq: junior or senior standing
Research/grant acquisition and career preparation.
FSID 406 - Family Resource Management - 3 hours
Prereq: none
Theory and experiences in management dealing with the problems of individual and family living.
FSID 407 - Interior Design Studio IV: Contract Interior Design - 3 hours
Prereq: FSID 401*
A study of business procedures, including professional duties and responsibilities related to the field of interior design. Emphasis is on creative problems related to commercial and residential interiors, planning, correlation and presentation. (Studio fee $30.00)
FSID 420 - Community Nutrition - 3 hours
Prereq: FSID 335*
Study of agencies and programs concerned with nutrition-health interrelationships of urban and rural population. Design and teach a nutrition class in a community.
FSID 433 - Advanced Nutrition - 4 hours
Prereq: CHEM 351*, FSID 335*
An advanced nutrition course. Biochemical role of nutrients and the process of intermediary metabolism. Integration of biochemical pathways of major and minor nutrients.
FSID 446 - Professional Practice of Interior Design - 3 hours
Prereq: special permission
Study of ethics and principles of professional practice of interior design, and management of interior design projects. Production and administration of specific contract documents needed to practice interior design; including cost estimating, bidding procedures, owner-designer agreements, contractor-client agreements, and construction specifications. Strategies for sitting for the CKD, CBD, and NCIDQ are included. Includes Final Portfolio Review. Computer spreadsheet software is integrated.
FSID 450/850P - The Aging Adult - 3 hours
Prereq: none
A study of the interrelationships of the common factors concerning aging, the major objective being understanding of the individual during the later stages of the family life cycle.
FSID 451 - Seminar in Nutrition and Dietetics - 1 hour
Prereq: none
Professional presentation on selected topics in food, nutrition, food service management and dietetics.
FSID 465 - Advanced Study of Sexual Behaviors - 3 hours
Prereq: junior or senior standing
An in-depth survey of human sexual behavior from psychological, sociological, biological, ethological, historical, and economic perspectives
FSID 475 - Internship - 1-9 hours
Prereq: none
Internship is defined as a set of variable experiences, inter-or intra-institutions to include clinical or work-related experiences. The purpose of this course is to provide experiences in the various areas of Family Studies and Interior Design. It provides students with opportunities for broader experience and enables them to develop competencies which meet requirements of professional accrediting agencies.
FSID 481/881P - Cross-Cultural Family Patterns - 3 hours
Prereq: none
Comparative research of familial behavior and structural patterns of various cultures. Analysis and evaluation of the impact of differing cultures on societal and family interactions.
FSID 486/886P - Families in Crisis - 3 hours
Prereq: FSID 351, junior standing
This course enables Family Studies and other service and social support-oriented students to understand the trauma and recovery process associated with normative and catastrophic family crisis.
FSID 490/890P - Special Problems in FSID - 3 hours
Prereq: none
For Family Studies and Interior Design professionals who wish to update their understanding of accepted educational procedures and practices.

* This course is the immediate prerequisite. Other preparation is required prior to this immediate prerequisite.

08 Mar 2006