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  Oct 19, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Graduate 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    
Chair
Duane Dowd, PhD

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

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

Assistant Professors
Amy Claridge, PhD, family and child life
Sarah Feeney, PhD, family and child life
Carla Jellum, PhD, recreation, tourism and events
David Rolfe, PhD, recreation, tourism and events

Lecturers
Jodi Musser, MA, business and marketing, career and technical education
James Del Cielo, MBA, global wine studies
Astrid Vidalon-Shields, MA, apparel, textiles and merchandising
Lindsay Montgomery, MA, family and child life
Kaylene Williams, MA, family and child life

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
Alex Lange, secretary senior
Ashley Xagoraris, program coordinator

Program Directors
Amy Claridge, PhD, family and child life program, family resource center director
Duane Dowd, PhD, career and technical education
Andrea Eklund, MA apparel, textiles and merchandising
Jodi Musser, MA, business marketing education, family and consumer sciences education
John Hudelson, global wine studies
Robert Perkins, EdD, recreation, tourism and events

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 (M.S.)

    Courses

      Career and Technical Education (CTE)Family and Child Life (FCL)Recreation, Tourism and Events (RTE)University and Enrichment (UNIV)

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