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Curriculum - BS in HES, Consumer Sciences, concentration in Consumer Affairs

Students must select ONE concentration in Consumer Sciences by the first semester of their Junior year. Below is a listing of the courses required for the major in Consumer Sciences followed by the concentration courses for Consumer Affairs.

Consumer Sciences

  • CSM 201 Individual Family Resource Management
  • CSM 204 Introduction to Personal Financial Planning
  • CSM 303 Intro to Consumer Economics
  • CSM 381 Consumer Marketing Management
  • CSM 401 Consumer Protection
  • CSM 405 Public Policy
  • ST 260 Statistical Data Analysis  or  BER 345 Educational Statistics

Consumer Affairs

  • CSM 403 Consumer Economics
  • CSM 415 Customer Service Management
  • CSM 425 Consumer Conflict Resolution
  • CSM 441 Consumer Communications
  • CSM 445 Computers in Consumer Sciences
  • CSM 451 Consumer Demographics and Trends
  • HES 430 Managing in a High Performance Organization

Consumer Science Electives

Choose two courses:

  • CSM 427 Emotional Intelligence
  • CSM 428 Consumer Conflict Mediation, Management and Negotiation II
  • CSM 430 Family and Consumer Law
  • CSM 435 Psychology of Money
  • CSM 437 Developing the Leader Within
  • CSM 440 Maximizing Social Media Marketing
  • CSM 475 Entrepreneurship in Human Environmental Sciences
  • CSM 480 e-Commerce in HES
  • CSM 486 Consumer Management Human Capital

Course Availability

Please note that courses are subject to change.