Undergraduate Courses

Master Class Schedule

AIS 2413 Intro to Ag Info Science
Three hours lecture. History and principles of agricultural education programs;program development, management, and community involvement;career opportunities in agricultural education.

AIS 2613 Int Info Dec Sci Agr
Three hours lecture. Introductory course to the science of helping people learn how to access, analyze, apply and amend information to solve problems in agriculture.

AIS 2990 Special Topic in AIS
Credit and title to be arranged. This course is to be used on a limited basis to offer developing subject matter areas not covered in existing courses. (Courses limited to two offerings under one title within two academic years).

AIS 3003 Info Interpret Ag Life Sci
(Prerequisite: ST 2113 or ST 3113). Three hours lecture. Understanding and interpreting research-based information to enable students to create, utilize, and disseminate information to solve problems in agriculture and the life sciences.

AIS 3203 Intro Tech Writ Agco
Three hours lecture. Basic principles of and techniques in communicating information relevant to agriculture/agri- business, natural resources., and home economics. (Prerequisite: Completion of EN 1103 and 1113 or equivalent and Junior Standing). Three hours lecture. Basic principles of and techniques in communicating information relevant to agriculture/agribusiness, natural resources and human sciences.

AIS 3333 Present Ag and Life Sci
(Prerequisite:CO 1003) Two hours lecture. Two hours laboratory. Strategies and techniques for effective presentations in agriculture, life sciences and natural resourses. Emphasis on oral and visual techniques for formal and non-formal situations.

AIS 3500 Internship
(Hours and credit to be arranged and shall not exceed a total of six hours). Supervised field experiences shall center around experiences related to participation in professional activities relating to problems, methods, and skills basic to agricultural and extension education.

AIS 3803 Lead Dev Ag/Life Sci
Three hours lecture. Fall semester. Dynamic interactions of personal characteristics, knowledge and expertise; inter- personal influence; professional commitment; organizational planning and goals; and power for effective leadership in agricultural professions.

AIS 4000 Directed Indiv Study
Hours and credit to be arranged.

AIS 4103 Programs of Ag Info
(Prerequisite: Junior standing). Three hours lecture. Identification and development of objectives; techniques used in Agricultural and Extension educational procedures; relationships with U.S.D.A., experiment stations, and other agrucultural agencies.

AIS 4113 Methods of Teaching Ag Science
Prerequisite: AIS 4203/6203 or consent of instructor. Two hours lecture. Four hours laboratory. Objectives, materials, and teaching methods for planning, organizing, and managing agricultural science programs.

AIS 4203 App Compute Tech AIS
Prerequisite: CS 1013 or BIS 3713 or equivalent). Two-hours lecture and two-hours laboratory. Application of micro- computer technology in agricultural and extension education; data storage and retrieval; and use of canned computer programs in agricultural and educational settings.

AIS 4303 Info Tech Ag Lrn Sys
(Prerequisite: AIS 4203/6203 or consent of instructor). Two hour lecture. Three hours laboratory. Advanced applications of computer and related information technologies in agricultural learning systems; designing and developing hypermedia-based materials for formal and non- formal agricultural instructional programs.

AIS 4403 Dev of Youth Programs
Three hours lecture. Needs and interests of youth; developing, managing, and evaluating formal and non-formal youth education programs; volunteer and paraprofessional staff development; securing and developing supportive services.

AIS 4424 Teach Meth in Ag & Human Sci
(Prerequisite: College of Ag and Life Science major and junior standing). Three hours lecture. Two hours laboratory. Planning instruction; selection teaching techniques; developing teaching plans; teaching agricultural/human science topics; using instructional technologies; and evaluating learner progress. (Same as HS 4424/6424).

AIS 4503 International Ag Ed
Three hours lecture. Examination of formal and non-formal agricultural education systems and related situations and processes that influence agricultural development in developing countries.

AIS 4873 Prof Seminar In AIS
(Prerequisites: Admission to Teacher Education and senior standing). Three hours lecture. Legal, professional, administrative and curricular issues in agricultural and extension education. Includes needs assessment, community involvement and problem solving to plan formal and informal programs.

AIS 4886 Stu Teach AIS
Must be taken concurrently with AIS 4896. (Prerequisites: Admission to Teacher Education and senior standing). Supervised observation and directed teaching in respective field of endorsement.

AIS 4896 Stu Teach AIS
Must be taken concurrently with AIS 4886. (Prerequisites: Admission to Teacher Education and senior standing). Supervised observation and directed teaching in respective field of endorsement.

AIS 4990 Special Topics in AIS
Credit and title to be arranged. This course is to be used on a limited basis to offer developing subject matter areas not covered in existing courses. (Courses limited to two offerings under one title within two academic years).

HS 1001 First Year Seminar
One hour lecture. First-year seminars explore a diverse arrary of topics that provide students with an opportunity to learn about a specific discipline from skilled faculty members.

HS 1523 Visual Design and Dress
Three hours lecture. Application of basic art principles to selection and design of clothing; physical, cultural, social, aesthetic, and psychological aspects of dress.

HS 1533 Apparel Design I
One hour lecture. Four hours laboratory. Principles of clothing construction; problems involving fabric selection, use of commercial patterns, basic fitting.

HS 1701 Survey of Human Sci
One hour lecture. Introduction to the field of Human Sciences through a study of its history and the variety of professional careers available.

HS 1711 Professional Protocol
One hour lecture. The essentials of professional protocol and accepted standards of social usage.

HS 1802 Professional Sem 1
Two hours lecture. Overview of individual development and the family life cycle with emphasis on professional opportunities in the field.

HS 1813 Devel through Lifespan
Three hours lecture. Introduction to individual and family development through the lifespan, conception to death, focusing on social and emotional development, contextual influences on development, and application.

HS 2203 Science Food Prep
One hour lecture. Four hours laboratory. A study of foods and the principles underlying handling and preparation of food products to maintain the highest standard of quality. (Same as FNH 2203).

HS 2283 Child Health & Ntr
Three hours lecture. Nutrition requirements during pregnancy and lactation, and of infants and young children; birth defects from metabolic errors; related health of young children. (Same as FNH 2283).

HS 2293 Indiv & Family Nutri
Three hours lecture. Fundamental principles of human nutrition and the practical application of this knowledge in the selection of adequate diets. (Same as FNH 2293).

HS 2524 Textiles for Apparel
(Prerequisite:CH 1043 ) Three hours lecture. Two hours laboratory. Basic and intermediate study of fibers, yarns, fabic structure, dyes, color application and finishes. Factors influencing selection, appearance, and care/serviceability. Testing textiles for apparel.

HS 2553 Fashion Msd
Three hours lecture. A survey of the entire fashion industry as it relates to fashion merchandising.

HS 2593 Apparel/Sewn Eval
Two hours lecture. Two hours laboratory. Analysis of design and construction entities that affect cost, consumer perception, consumer satisfaction, marketability and profits of various items of apparel/sewn products.

HS 2603 Inter Design Fundamental
Three hours lecture. Introduce a practical approach to the application of interior design in the built environment. (For non interior design students). (Same as ID 2603).

HS 2664 Textiles for interiors
(Prerequisite CH 1043 ).Three hours lecture. Two hour laboratory. Study of fibers, yarns, fabric structures,dyes, and finishes related to the textile industry. Emphasis on testing and evaluation of interior textiles.

HS 2803 Pre-Natal&Infant Dev
Two hours lecture. Two hours laboratory. Biological and environmental influences; behavioral and developmental patterns, from the onset of pregnancy to toddlerhood.

HS 2813 Child Development
(Prerequisite: HS 1813 or consent of instructor).Two hours lecture. Two hours laboratory. Developmental characteristics of children with emphasis on the early years; implications for care and guidance.

HS 2990 Special Topic In HS
Credit and title to be arranged. This course is to be used on a limited basis to offer developing subject matter areas not covered in existing courses. (Courses limited to two offerings under one title within two academic years).

HS 3000 Field Experience
(Prerequisite: Consent of instructor). Supervised field experience for human sciences students; an internship in an approved, option-related situation.

HS 3303 Consumer Economics
(Prerequisite:MA 1313 ) Three hours lecture. Economic principles as they apply to consumer situations, and the consumer's relation to the American and world economy.

HS 3553 Fashion Retailing
(Prerequisites:HS 2553 and ST 2113 or BQA 2113 or consent of instructor ).Two hours lecture. Two hours laboratory. Specific problems, procedures and practices in fashion retailing.

HS 3563 Visual Merchandising
(Prerequisite:HS2553 or consent of instructor). Two hours lecture. Two hours laboratory. Principles of window and interior display, individual and group participation in designing and executing displays for commercial and educational purposes.

HS 3573 Historic Costume
(Prerequisite:Junior standing ). Two hours lecture. Two hours laboratory. Survey of costume from prehistoric to modern times with emphasis on social, cultural, political, and technological changes impacting fashion, preservation, documentation, and exhibition of artifacts.

HS 3593 Fashion Presentation
(Prerequisite:HS 2553 and junior standing or consent of instructor). Three hours lecture. A study of fashion presentation techniques and production requirements in the primary, secondary and retail settings.

HS 3673 Envir For Sp Needs
(Prerequisite:HS 2613 or consent of instructor). Three hours lecture. Laws, attitudes, conditions, specifications, and environmental issues affecting private and public spaces. (Same ID 3673).

HS 3803 Child Care Proceds
(Prerequisites:HS 2813). Two hours lecture. Two hours laboratory. Selection of appropriate equipment and supplies; program planning for nursery school and day care centers.

HS 3813 Child Development II
(Prerequisites:HS 2813 or HS 1813). Three hours lecture. An intensified exploration of human development theory, research and methodology used in the study of individuals across the lifespan. .

HS 3813 Lifespan Theory
(Prerequisites:HS 2813 or HS 1813). Three hours lecture. An intensified exploration of human development theory, research and methodology used in the study of individuals across the lifespan. .

HS 3823 Dsg Child Care Progs
(Prerequisites:HS 2813 and junior standing). Two hours lecture. Two hours laboratory. Two hours laboratory. Designing programs for nursery-age children with emphasis on children's developmental characteristics as related to appropriate learning experiences.

HS 3833 Human Dev in Leisure/Rec
(Prereqiusite:HS 1813). Three hours lecture. Introduces historical, theoretical, and empirical content focused on leisure and recreation as a context for human development across the lifespan.

HS 4000 Directed Indiv Study
Hours and credits to be arranged.

HS 4313 Family Resource Management
(Prerequisite: Junior/senior writing or consent of instructor.) Three hours lecture. Decision-making in the family and operation of the household as affected by family values, philosophies, resources, and socio-economic conditions.

HS 4323 Consumer Policy
(Prerequisite:HS 3303 or consent of instructor). Three hours lecture. An assessment of policies and programs relating to information, product safety, and channels of appeal for the individual.

HS 4333 Family Public Policy
(Prerequisite: Junior/senior writing or consent of instructor). Three hours lecture. An examination of the impact of legislation and public policy on the well being of the family with emphasis on policy and family change.

HS 4343 Apparel Design II
(Prerequisite:HS1533 or consent). One hour lecture. Four hours laboratory. Advanced problems and techniques for clothing construction; creative expression through application of techniques of flat pattern design.

HS 4343 Apparel Design II
(Prerequisite:HS1533 or consent). One hour lecture. Four hours laboratory. Advanced problems and techniques for clothing construction; creative expression through application of techniques of flat pattern design.

HS 4403 Intro To Gerontology
(Prerequisite: HS 1813 and junior/senior writing, or consent of instructor). Three hours lecture. An introduction to the dynamics of the aging process and strategies for maximizing life satisfaction during aging.

HS 4424 Teach Methods in Ag and HS
Prerequisite: CALS major and junior standing. Three hours lecture. Two hours laboratory. Planning instruction; selecting teaching techniques; developing teaching plans; teaching agricultural/human sciences topics; using instructional technologies; and evaluating learner progress. Same as AIS 4424.

HS 4440 Wrkshop in Human Sciences Ed
This course addresses current issues in home economics.

HS 4450 Work Exp HS Rel Occ
(3-6) Work experience in two phases of occupational human sciences, development of a program of work, and incorporating the work experience into curricula.

HS 4513 Soc-Psy Aspect Cloth
(Prerequisite:Three hours Sociology or Psychology and junior standing.)Three hours lecture.Exploration of the sociological and psychological aspects of wearing apparel; man's response to and use of clothing as an aspect of behavior at different life stages.

HS 4533 Merchandise Plan and Buy
(Prerequisite:HS 3553 and HS 3573). Three hours lecture. Capstone course in planning,buying and managing inventory in a fashion retail environment.

HS 4563 Inter Textiles
(Prerequisite:HS 2523). Two hours lecture. Two hours laboratory. A basic study of dyes, color applications, finishes and physical testing used in manufacturing textiles.

HS 4583 Entrepreneurship for HS
Three hours lecture. Exploration of services/products that have potential for home-based businesses with emphasis on business, marketing, and management skills necessary for operation of these businesses.

HS 4583 Hm Entrepreneurship
Three hours lecture. Exploration of services/products that have potential for home-based businesses with emphasis on business, marketing, and management skills necessary for operation of these businesses.

HS 4593 Creative Design Tech
(Prerequisites: HS 1533 or consent of instructor). Two hours lecture. Two hours laboratory. Application of techniques- dyeing, knitting, crochet, embroidery, beading, etc.- for creation and embellishment of garments and accessories. Also utilization of multicultural and historic design inspirations.

HS 4683 Housing Prob Family
(Prerequisite: Junior standing). Three hours lecture. Analysis of current housing problems confronting families, their historical development, government policies and remedial measures.

HS 4683 Housing Prob Family
(Prerequisite: Junior standing). Three hours lecture. Analysis of current housing problems confronting families, their historical development, government policies and remedial measures.

HS 4693 Furniture Design
(Prerequisite: EG 1513,HS 3643,HS 3653, and consent of instructor). Two hours lecture. Two hours laboratory. Exploration of the basic methods and processes of furniture design.

HS 4701 Internship Placement
(Prerequisite: Junior standing and consent of instructor). One hour lecture. Preparation for an internship in a chosen specialization.

HS 4702 HS Senior Seminar
(Prerequisite: Senior standing in Human Sciences). Two hours lecture. Examination of current societal issues and trends using an integrative approach. Emphasis on professional development and effectiveness in Human Sciences.

HS 4710 Study Tour
Experiential learning through travel in the United States or abroad focusing on specialized areas of study in home economics.

HS 4733 Computr-Aided Design
Two hours lecture.Two hours laboratory. Applications of computer-based design for interior design, fashion merchandising , child development, human sciences education,consumer economics, foods and nutrition.

HS 4750 Internship
(Prerequisite: Minimum of senior standing in the major and consent of instructor). Individual work experience in an approved setting under supervision of Mississippi State University faculty.

HS 4763 ATM Internship
(Prerequisite: Minimum of senior standing, 2.0 GPA and consent of instructor).Individual work experience in an approved apparel, textiles, or merchandising related setting under supervision of Miss.State University faculty.

HS 4803 Art Of Parenting
(Prerequisite:HS 1813 and junior/senior writing, or consent of instructor). Three hours lecture. Study of the child as a part of the family in a dynamic human ecological system.

HS 4813 Adult Dev: Mid Yrs
(Prerequisite: HS 1813 or consent of instructor).Three hours lecture. Theory and perspectives on adulthood in contemporary society, adjustment to internal and environmental changes, role structures, supportive networks and public policy issues.

HS 4823 Dev Child Serv Prog
(Prerequisite:HS 3813 or concurrent enrollment). Three hours lecture. Planning, administering, and evaluating the organizational structure of a variety of child service programs.

HS 4834 The Hospitalized Child
(Prerequisite: HS 3813 or concurrent enrollment, junior standing and permission of the instructor). Three hours lecture. Two hours laboratory. A pre-practicum development approach to the special needs of the hospitalized infant, child and adolescent.

HS 4843 Family Interaction
(Prerequisites:HS 4853 or consent of instructor). Three hours lecture. Interaction within functional families; focus on the family as a system, on diversity and roles, and on effective interactions.

HS 4853 Family:Human Ecolog Perspect
(Prerequisite: HS 1813 and junior/senior writing, or consent of instructor ). Three hours lecture. The impact of internal and external factors on the development of individual and family relationships throughout the life cycle.

HS 4863 Cons Aspects Aging
(Prerequisite:HS3303 or consent of instructor). Three hours lecture. Analysis of the decisions, issues and research related to the consumer aspects of aging from a global and national perspective.

HS 4873 Positive Youth Dev
(Prerequisite:HS 1813 and junior/senior writing class or consent of instructor). Three hours lecture. Examines theoretical and empirical foundations of the growing field of Positive Youth Development; examines school and community-based programs that foster PYD.

HS 4883 Risk,Resilience & Prev
(Prerequisite:HS 1813 and junior/senior writing;or consent of instructor).Three hours lecture. Theory and research relevant to understanding risk and resilience in human development and family studies application of risk/resilience framework to individual and family preventive interventions.

HS 4886 Stu Teach Human Sciences
(Prerequisites:Admissions to Teacher Education, minimum grade point average of 2.5 overall and in major, and completion of all professional education courses with a grade of C or better). Supervised observation and directed teaching in respective field of endorsement.

HS 4886 Teaching Intern in Hum Sci
(Prerequisites:Admissions to Teacher Education, minimum grade point average of 2.5 overall and in major, and completion of all professional education courses with a grade of C or better). Supervised observation and directed teaching in respective field of endorsement.

HS 4896 Teaching Intern Human Sci
(Prerequisistes:Admission to Teacher Education, minimum grade point average of 2.5 overall and in major, and completion of all professional education courses with a grade of C or better). Supervised observation and directed teaching in respective field of endorsement.

HS 4990 Special Topic In HS
Credit and title to be arranged. This course is to be used on a limited basis to offer developing subject matter areas not covered in existing courses. (Courses limited to two offerings under one title within two academic years).

HS 8113 Trends Infant Child Dev
Three hours lecture. Overview of current research in infant and child development; implications for program development and advocacy.

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