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FCS

The Allan Hancock College Family and Consumer Sciences program offers Associates of Science degrees in the following:

 

Family and Consumer Sciences General

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A major of 23 units is required for the associate in science degree. Required core courses (23 units):
FSN 110 Nutrition Science 3 units
FCS/CA 120 Principles of Foods 1 4 units
FCS/CA 123 Principles of Foods 2 2 units
BUS/ECON/
FCS  130
Consumer and Family Finance 3 units
FCS 139 Textiles 3 units
FCS 140 A Apparel Construction 2 units
     
  3 units selected from the following based on the university you are transferring to:  
PSY 118 Human Development-Lifespan 3 units
FCS 138 Personal and Professional Apparel Selection 3 units
     
  3 units selected from the following based on the university you are transferring to:  
ECS 100 Early Child Development 3 units
ECS 101 Child, Family, and Community 3 units

 

Fashion Studies

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A major of 19 units is required for the associate in science degree. Required core courses (19 units):

FCS 137 Fashion Industry and Marketing 3 units
FCS 138 Professional and Personal Apparel Selection 3 units
FCS 139 Textiles 3 units
FCS 140 AB Apparel Construction 4 units
FCS 144 Historic Fashion/Costume 3 units
ART 110 Design 1 3 units
  or  
ART 108 Design 1 on the Computer 3 units
  or  
ART 120 Drawing 1 3 units
     
  Recommended electives:  
FCS 131 Life Management 3 units
FCS 199 Special Topics in Family and Consumer Science (related to Fashion Studies) .5-3 units

Interior Design Merchandising

A major of 24 units is required for the associate in science degree and certificate. Required core courses (18 units):

BUS 102 Marketing 3 units
BUS 103 Advertising 3 units
FCS 137 Fashion Industry and Marketing 3 units
FCS 139 Textiles 3 units
FCS 170 Interior Design 3 units
FCS 171 Interior Design Materials 3 units
     
  Plus a minimum of 6 units selected from the following:  
ART 110 Design 1 3 units
  or  
ART 108 Design 1 on the Computer 3 units
ART 112 Design Color Theory 3 units
ART 113 Three Dimensional Design 3 units
ARCH 121 Architectural Drawing 1 4 units
BUS 106 Small Business Management 3 units
CBIS 101 Computer Concepts and Applications 3 units
FCS 131 Life Management 3 units
FCS 149 Cooperative Work Experience: Occupational (related to Interior Design Merchandising) 1 units
FCS 199 Special Topics in Family and Consumer Science (related to Interior Design Merchandising) .5-3 units

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Susie Mayer
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"AHC offers a broad variety of fashion classes with knowledgeable teachers. My goal is to transfer to a four-year university and get a bachelor degree in textiles and clothing and run my own clothing company."
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