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2015-2016 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Family and Consumer Sciences Department


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College of Education and Professional Studies
Ellensburg
Michaelsen Hall, room 100
Mail Stop 7465
509-963-2766
Fax 509-963-2787
www.cwu.edu/family-consumer
See website for how this program may be used for educational and career purposes.

Faculty and Staff    
Chairs
Duane Dowd, PhD
Robert Perkins, EdD

Professors
Kimberlee Bartel, PhD, business and marketing, career and technical education director
Robert Perkins, EdD, leadership and recreation

Associate Professors
Duane Dowd, PhD, CLFE, family studies
Andrea Eklund, MA, apparel, textiles and merchandising
John Hudelson, PhD, global wine studies
Barbara Masberg, PhD, recreation and tourism

Assistant Professors
Amy Claridge, PhD, family studies
Sarah Feeney, PhD, family studies
Na Young Jung, PhD, apparel, textiles and merchandising

Lecturers
Carla Jellum, PhD, recreation and tourism
Jodi Musser, MA, business and marketing, career and technical education
Miranda Porterfield, MBA, global wine studies

Emeritus Professors
Joan Amby, PhD, family studies
Dorothy Chase, PhD, recreation and tourism
Willa Dene Powell, PhD, family and consumer sciences education
Carolyn Schactler, MS, apparel design
William Vance, EdD, recreation and tourism
Marla Wyatt, PhD, family and consumer sciences education

Staff
Sheri Hubbard, program coordinator
Alex Lange, secretary senior

Program Coordinators
Kimberlee Bartel, PhD, business and marketing, career and technical education director
Amy Claridge, PhD, child life program, family resource center director
Duane Dowd, PhD, family studies
Andrea Eklund, MA apparel, textiles and merchandising
Sarah Feeney, PhD, family studies
Carla Jellum, PhD, events program
Barbara Masberg, PhD, recreation and tourism
Jodi Musser, MA, business marketing education, career and technical education
Miranda Porterfield, MBA, global wine studies
Robert Perkins, EdD, recreation program

Department Information
The graduate programs are designed to provide an opportunity for students to concentrate at the master’s level in one or more of the subject areas related to family and consumer sciences and family and consumer sciences/career and technical education. The goal of the program is to prepare persons for further graduate study, for public school or college teaching, as specialists in service agencies, or as professionals in, or consultants to business, industry, and government.

In consultation with a faculty advisor, and with the approval of the department chair, students may develop a program of courses in one of two specializations. Each student will complete a set of core courses plus coursework specific for each specialization. The core courses include research methods, applied statistics, field experience and the thesis credits. Students can use a thesis, or test, or project to fulfill thesis credit requirements. The two specializations include family and consumer sciences/career and technical education, and family studies. All candidates shall complete an approved course of study filed with the Office of Graduate Studies and Research. The student’s advisor and graduate committee members can be selected from another department. Application to graduate study is made through the Office of Graduate Studies and Research. Interested students are encouraged to contact the department chair for information and guidance.

 

Master of Science Family and Consumer Sciences

Purpose: The purpose of this program is to provide an opportunity for students to concentrate at the master’s level in one or more of the subject areas related to family and consumer sciences. The goal of the program is to prepare persons for further graduate study, for public school or college teaching, as specialists in service agencies, or as professionals in, or consultants to business, industry, and government.

Program: In consultation with a faculty advisor, and with the approval of the department chair, students may develop a program of courses in one of two specializations. Each student will complete a set of core courses plus coursework specific for each specialization. The two specializations include family studies and family and consumer sciences/career and technical education. All candidates shall complete at least 45 credits as outlined in an approved course of study filed with the Office of Graduate Studies and Research. The student’s advisor and graduate committee, comprised of at least three faculty, will assist in the development of the program. With approval by the department chair and the committee chair, faculty can be selected from another department.

It is expected that four to six thesis credits will be included in the student’s program.

Programs

    Master of Science

    Courses

      Career and Technical Education (CTE)Family and Consumer Science: General (FCSG)Family Studies (FS)Recreation and Tourism (RT)University and Enrichment (UNIV)

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