Human Ecology Courses

Human Ecology: H E

Lower-Division Courses

H E 101P. Professional Development I.

Explore common career paths, identify professional and personal goals, and develop entry-level career portfolios. One lecture hour a week for one semester. Human Development and Family Sciences 340 and Human Ecology 101P may not both be counted.

H E 102P. Ethics Across Life.

Examine applied ethics in the workplace and in adult life with a focus on working in teams and organizations effectively. One lecture hour a week for one semester. Human Development and Family Sciences 340 and Human Ecology 102P may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Credit or registration for Human Ecology 101P.

H E 103P. Professional Development II.

Explore a practical approach to professional self-presentation, leadership and decision-making, and career development. One lecture hour a week for one semester. Human Development and Family Sciences 340 and Human Ecology 103P may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Human Ecology 101P and credit or registration for Human Ecology 102P.

H E 115H. Freshman Honors Seminar.

Research presentations by students, faculty, and invited scientists on current issues in human ecology, human development and family sciences, and nutrition. One lecture hour a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Admission to the honors degree option in human development and family sciences or nutrition; three semester hours of honors-designated coursework in chemistry, biology, or mathematics with a grade of at least B-; and Human Development and Family Sciences 313 and 113L, or Nutrition 312 and 112L, with a grade of at least B- in each course.

Upper-Division Courses

H E 225H. Sophomore Honors Seminar.

Students plan, conduct, write, and present research on a current topic in human ecology. Two lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Six semester hours of honors-designated coursework in chemistry, biology, or mathematics; concurrent enrollment in a course chosen from a list maintained in the departmental office; and consent of instructor and the departmental honors adviser.

H E 355. Problems Course.

Intensive study of selected problems of a transdisciplinary nature. The equivalent of three lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor; additional prerequisites vary with the topic.

Topic 1: Research in Family Economics.

Graduate Courses

H E 392. Research Problems.

Problems may be chosen from the areas of family and consumer economics or textiles and apparel. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of instructor.

Professional Courses