Dec 17, 2018  
2018-2019 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog

Human Sciences, B.S. - Online


About the Human Sciences Bachelor’s Program


The Bachelor of Science in Human Sciences is designed for students who wish to pursue multiple fields of study within the College of Human Sciences. It provides flexibility for students to explore specific areas of interest, work toward career goals, or prepare for graduate or professional study.

Students are required to select three areas of study (minors). Each minor consists of a minimum of 18 semester hours for a total of 54 minimum hours. Two minors must be in the College of Human Sciences. Students are also required to complete the core curriculum required by the university for a total of 120 semester hours.

Communication Literacy Requirement. Communication literacy in the Bachelor of Science in Human Sciences degree is evidenced by competence in speaking, reading, writing, and engaging in interdisciplinary and integrative studies. The B.S. degree will use a sequence of three courses to help students achieve expected communication literacy in this program. The courses should be taken in sequence to build upon the skills and knowledge acquired in the previous courses. In addition to communication literacy designated courses that may be in program areas, the required communication courses in this degree are HUSC 1100  (face-to-face and online), INTS 2310  (face-to-face and online), and HUSC 4350  (face-to-face and online).

For additional information about the requirements and course offerings, see an academic advisor in the College of Human Sciences.

Minors in the College of Human Sciences may be selected from the following:

  • Addictive disorders and recovery studies
  • Apparel design and manufacturing
  • Community, family, and addiction sciences
  • Family and consumer sciences extension education
  • Human development and family studies
  • Human sciences
  • Interior design
  • Nutritional sciences
  • Personal financial planning
  • Restaurant, hotel, and institutional management
  • Retail management
  • Studies in personal finance
  • Youth development

For information on other minor areas, see individual program sections of the catalog. 

Recommended Curriculum


First Year


Fall

Total: 16

Spring

Total: 15

Second Year


Fall

Total: 16

Spring

Total: 15

Third Year


Fall

  • Life and Physical Science* 4 Semester Credit Hours
  • Minor 9 Semester Credit Hours
Total: 13

Spring

  • Elective 3 Semester Credit Hours
  • Minor 12 Semester Credit Hours
Total: 15

Fourth Year


Fall

Total: 15

Spring

Total: 15

Total Hours: 120


* Choose from core curriculum  requirements.