Consumer Economics (also offered at Griffin) - B.S.F.C.S.

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Degree Requirements

Entrance Requirements for the Major

General Education Core Curriculum
(Selected with the advice of an academic advisor)

Areas I II III IV V
Area VI
Major Requirements
College-wide Requirements must be satisfied in order to graduate with this major
TOTAL DEGREE HOURS 120 hours
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I. Foundation Courses (9 hours)

ENGL 1101 or ENGL 1101E or ENGL 1101S 
ENGL 1102 or ENGL 1102E or ENGL 1103 or ENGL 1050H or ENGL 1060H  
MATH 1101 or MATH 1113 or MATH 1113E or MATH 2200 or MATH 2250 or MATH 2300H or MATH 2400 or MATH 2400H or MATH 2410 or MATH 2410H 
 
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II. Sciences (7-8 hours)

At least one of the physical science or life science courses must include a laboratory.
Physical Sciences (3-4 hours)
No preferred courses for this area. See Core Curriculum view.
Life Sciences (3-4 hours)
No preferred courses for this area. See Core Curriculum view.

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III. Quantitative Reasoning (3-4 hours)

No preferred courses for this area. See Core Curriculum view.

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IV. World Languages and Culture, Humanities and the Arts (12 hours)

Note: Course credit received as a result of a score on a departmental foreign language placement test will not satisfy the General Education Core Curriculum requirements in Area IV, World Languages and Culture, Humanities and the Arts.
World Languages and Culture (9 hours)
No preferred courses for this area. See Core Curriculum view.

Humanities and the Arts (3 hours)
Preferred Course(s): COMM 1100 or COMM 2150H


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V. Social Sciences (9 hours)

  • Students who have not met the Georgia and U.S. Constitution requirement by examination should enroll in POLS 1101 or POLS 1101E or POLS 1105H.
  • A passing grade on an examination on the history of the United States and Georgia is required to satisfy the United States and Georgia History Requirement for all persons receiving a baccalaureate degree from the University, unless exempted by one of the following courses: HIST 2111, HIST 2111E, HIST 2111H, HIST 2112, HIST 2112E, HIST 2112H, HIST 3080H. Examinations are given at University Testing Services. Reexamination is permitted. Contact University Testing Services at (706) 542-3183 for information.
Preferred Course(s): FHCE 1110 and (HIST 2111 or HIST 2111H or HIST 2111E or HIST 2112 or HIST 2112H or HIST 2112E) and (POLS 1101 or POLS 1105H or POLS 1101E

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Area VI
ECON 2105 or ECON 2105H or ECON 2105E
ECON 2106 or ECON 2106H or ECON 2106E
FHCE 2100 or FHCE 2100H  or FHCE 2100E  
MATH 1113 or MATH 1113E
STAT 2000 or STAT 2100H*
*Transfer courses STAT 1GXX and STAT 2GXX may be used to satisfy this requirement.  

Choose one course from the following:
FHCE 1110 
CSCI 1301-1301L
FDNS 2100 or FDNS 2100H
HDFS 2100 or HDFS 2100E
LEGL 2700 or LEGL 2700E or LEGL 2800H
MATH 2200 or MATH 2250  or MATH 2300H
MATH 2310H or MATH 2400  or MATH 2400H or MATH 2410  or MATH 2410H
PSYC 1101 or PSYC 1101E or PSYC 1030H
SOCI 1101 or SOCI 1101H 
TXMI 2100

If these courses are taken in Areas II-V, then electives may be taken in this area.
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Major Requirements

A baccalaureate degree program must require at least 21 semester hours of upper division courses in the major field and at least 39 semester hours of upper division work overall.
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Required Courses (47 hours)
(A grade of "C" (2.0) or higher for each course)
FACS 2000*
FHCE 3100 or FHCE 3100E 
FHCE 3150 or FHCE 3150E 
FHCE 3200 or FHCE 3200E or FHCE 3250 or FHCE 3250E
FHCE 3300 or FHCE 3300E  or FHCE 3305 
FHCE 5100/7100  

* Griffin students should take FACS 2000E.

Major Electives (31 hours)
Choose Option I or Option II or Option III:
(A grade of "C" (2.0) or higher is required for each course in Options I, II, and III.)

Option I - Consumer Economics

Choose six (6) hours from the courses below:
FHCE 3000
FHCE 4000/6000
FHCE 4100/6100
FHCE 4400/6400
FHCE 5050/7050

Choose twelve (12) hours from the following except for any course used to satisfy the above requirements:
FACS 5711/7711 
FHCE 3000 
FHCE 3005 
FHCE 3010 (maximum 3 hours)
FHCE 3260 
FHCE 3350 
FHCE 4000/6000 or FHCE 4000S/6000S 
FHCE 4100/6100
FHCE 4200
FHCE 4205
FHCE 4210
FHCE 4220
FHCE 4230 
FHCE 4235S 
FHCE 4250/6250 
FHCE 4270/6270 or FHCE 4270E/6270E  
FHCE 4300/6300 
FHCE 4310/6310 
FHCE 4320/6320 
FHCE 4330/6330
FHCE 4340S/6340S
FHCE 4400/6400 or FHCE 4400E/6400E
FHCE 4810/6810
FHCE 4900/6900 (repeatable)
FHCE 5050/7050
FHCE 5150/7150
FHCE 5200 
FHCE 5205S/7205S
FHCE 5250 
FHCE 5305
FHCE 5310/7310 
FHCE 5320/7320 or FHCE 5320E/7320E
FHCE 5340/7340 or FHCE 5340E/7340E
FHCE 5350S/7350S
FHCE 5360S/7360S
FHCE 5400/7400 
FHCE 5710/7710 (maximum 3 hours) 
FHCE 5900 
FHCE 5910/7910 (maximum 6 hours)
FHCE 5950/7950
FHCE 5960/7960
HDFS(FHCE) 4500/6500 


Choose thirteen (13) hours from the following except for any course used to satisfy the above requirements:
AAEC (3000-level or above)
ACCT (3000-level or above)
ADPR 3130
ECON (3000-level or above)
ENGL 3590W
FHCE (3000-level or above) 
FINA (3000-level or above)
HDFS(FHCE) 4500/6500 
INTB (3000-level or above)  
MARK (3000-level or above)
MGMT (3000-level or above)
MIST (3000-level or above)
MSIT (3000-level or above)
REAL (3000-level or above)
RMIN (3000-level or above)

Option II - Applied Consumer Analytics Emphasis (Athens Campus Only)
FHCE 4000/6000 or FHCE 4000S/6000S
FHCE 5050/7050
FHCE 5150/7150
FHCE 5960/7960 (3 hours)

Choose 6 hours from the courses below:
FHCE 3000
FHCE 4100/6100
FHCE 4400/6400

Choose thirteen (13) hours from the following except any course used to satisfy the above requirements:
AAEC (3000-level or above)
ACCT (3000-level or above)
ADPR 3130
ECON (3000-level or above)
ENGL 3590W
FHCE (3000-level or above)
FINA (3000-level or above)
HDFS(FHCE) 4500/6500 
INTB (3000-level or above)
MARK (3000-level or above)
MGMT (3000-level or above)
MIST (3000-level or above)
MSIT (3000-level or above)
POLS (3000-level or above)
REAL (3000-level or above)
RMIN (3000-level or above)

Option III - Financial Planning  Emphasis (Griffin campus only)
(Athens campus students are strongly encouraged to select the Financial Planning major)
FHCE 4100/6100
FHCE 4200
FHCE 4210
FHCE 4220
FHCE 4230
FHCE 5250
FHCE 5900 
FHCE 5910/7910 (3 hours)*
RMIN 4000
Any class 3000-level or above (6 hours)

* Taking an additional 3 hours of internship credit for a total of 6 hours will not replace any of the listed required courses.

Major elective courses may count toward minor requirements. 
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General Electives (13-15 hours)
Any level.
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(This total does not include the 1-hour P.E. requirement)
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