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2012-2013 Graduate Catalog 
    
2012-2013 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Family and Consumer Sciences Department


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College of Education and Professional Studies
Ellensburg
Michaelsen Hall, room 100

509-963-2766
Fax 509-963-2787
www.cwu.edu/family-consumer
    See website for how these programs may be used for educational and career purposes.

Faculty and Staff    
Chairs
Dorothy Chase, PhD
Robert Perkins, EdD

Professors
Kimberlee Bartel, PhD, business and marketing, career and technical education director
Jan Bowers, PhD, career and technical education, family and consumer sciences education
Robert Perkins, EdD, business and marketing, leadership, recreation and tourism
Marla Wyatt, PhD, family and consumer sciences education

Associate Professors
Dorothy Chase, PhD recreation and tourism
Barbara Masberg, PhD, recreation and tourism
Kenneth Cohen, PhD, recreation and tourism

Assistant Professors
Duane Dowd, PhD, CLFE, family studies
Andrea Eklund, MA, fashion merchandising
John Hudelson, PhD, global wine studies

Lecturers
Vivian Baglien, PhD, family consumer sciences education
Karen Bergh, MEd, family consumer sciences education
Richard DeShields, MA, family studies
Jaff Hagler, MA, recreation and tourism
Jodi Hoctor, BS, recreation and tourism
Ashley Lefever, family studies
Amy Mumma, MBA, global wine studies
Peggy Roberts, MA, family studies
Lynn Whelan, fashion merchandising

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

Staff
Sheri Hubbard, grant program coordinator
Alex Lange, secretary senior

Program Directors
Kim Bartel, PhD, career and technical education
Dorothy Chase, PhD, recreation and tourism
Duane Dowd, PhD, family studies
Andrea Eklund, MA fashion merchandising
Amy Mumma, MBA global wine studies
Marla Wyatt, PhD, family and consumer sciences, family studies
 

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
Program Coordinator

Jan Bowers, PhD
Michaelsen Hall, room 100

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

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