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BSc Human Ecology

The requirements for the BSc Human Ecology Degree are as follows:

Double Major comprising:

A. A Major in Family and Consumer Sciences plus a Major in Nutritional Sciences or

B. A Major in Family and Consumer Sciences plus a Major in Foods and Foodservice Systems Management comprising 97 credits of core courses as well as 9 credits of foundation courses, FOUN 1101, FOUN 1105, FOUN 1301. 

CORE COURSES

YEAR I

SEMESTER 1

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

HUEC 1007

Introduction to Textiles *

3

CHEM 1062

Basic Chemistry for Life Sciences *

3

AGBU 1005

Introduction to Microeconomics *

3

Total Credits

9

 

YEAR I

SEMESTER 2

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

PSYC 1004

Introduction Social Psychology *

3

AGRI 1012

Microbiology *

3

HUEC 1006

Basic Apparel Construction

3

Total Credits

9

 

YEAR I

SEMESTER 3 (SUMMER)

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

HUEC 1004

Introduction to Foods & Meal Management *

3

HUEC 1005

Introduction to Biostatistics *

3

FOUN 1105

Scientific and Technical Writing

3

Total Credits

9

 

YEAR II                      

SEMESTER 1

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

HUEC 1003

Introduction to Nutrition *

3

HUEC 3007

Law and the Family

3

HUEC 2008

Psychological Aspects of Apparel

3

Total Credits

9

 

YEAR II                      

SEMESTER 2

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

AGRI 1013

Introduction to Biochemistry *

3

FOUN 1101

Caribbean Civilisation

3

PSYC 2012

Developmental Psychology

3

Total Credits

9

*New intake for Evening University programmes offered by the FFA is currently suspended. As a result Level I courses under the EU will not be offered, EU students trailing introductory courses are advised to take them up as Full/Part time, or they may be offered during Semester 3 (Summer). Level II and III courses will be offered to facilitate students who are currently registered under these programmes.

YEAR II

SEMESTER 3 (SUMMER)

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

HUEC 2004

Foodservice Systems Management (Equipment, Layout & Design)

3

HUEC 3011

Advanced Textiles

3

HUEC 2009

Family Resources Management

3

Total Credits

9

 

YEAR  III                     

SEMESTER 1

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

HUEC 2000

Biochemistry

3

HUEC 2001

Basic Human Anatomy & Physiology

3

HUEC 2014

Nutrition and Metabolism

3

Total Credits

9

 

YEAR III                     

SEMESTER 2

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

HUEC 2011

Physiology in Health and Disease

3

HUEC 2002

Nutrition Throughout the Life Cycle

3

HUEC 3000

Flat Pattern Development

3

Total Credits

9

 

YEAR III

SEMESTER 3 (SUMMER)

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

HUEC 3018

Fashion Industry and Business

3

HUEC 3015

Nutrition and Health in Sports Performance

3

HUEC 3019

Computer-Aided Design for the Fashion Industry

3

Total Credits

9

*New Intake for Evening University programmes offered by the FFA is currently suspended due to low enrolment.. As a result Level I courses under the EU will not be offered. EU students trailing Level I courses or still required to do Level I courses are advised to contact the Head of Department. Level II and III courses will be offered to facilitate students who are currently registered under these programmes.

YEAR  IV                     

SEMESTER 1

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

HUEC 3017

Computer Aided Pattern Development

3

HUEC 3001

Community Nutrition

3

HUEC 3014

Nutrition in Sports and Fitness

3

Total Credits

9

 

YEAR IV                

SEMESTER 2

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

HUEC 3010

Housing and the Environment

3

FOUN 1301

Law, Governance, Economy & Society

3

HUEC 3016

Nutrition in Health and Disease

4

Total Credits

10

 

YEAR IV

SEMESTER 3 (SUMMER)

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

HUEC 3021

Practicum (Consumer Science)

3

HUEC 3022

Practicum (Nutritional Science)

3

Total Credits

6

YEAR I

SEMESTER 1

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

ACCT 1002

Introduction to Financial Accounting *

3

CHEM 1062

Basic Chemistry for Life Sciences *

3

HUEC 1007

Introduction to Textiles *

3

Total Credits

9

 

YEAR I

SEMESTER 2

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

AGBU 1005

Introduction to Microeconomics *

3

FOUN 1101

Caribbean Civilisation

3

HUEC 1006

Basic Apparel Construction *

3

Total Credits

9

 

YEAR I

SEMESTER 3 (SUMMER)

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

HUEC 1001

Food Science *

3

HUEC 1004

Introduction to Foods and Meal Management *

3

HUEC 1005

Introduction to Biostatistics *

3

Total Credits

9

 

YEAR II                      

SEMESTER 1

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

MGMT 2003

Principles of Marketing

3

HUEC 1003

Introduction to Nutrition *

3

HUEC 2008

Psychological Aspects of Apparel

3

Total Credits

9

 

YEAR II                      

SEMESTER 2

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

PSYC 1004

Introduction to Social Psychology *

3

AGRI 1012

Microbiology *

3

FOUN 1301

Law, Governance, Economy & Society

3

Total Credits

9

 

YEAR II

SEMESTER 3 (SUMMER)

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

HUEC 2003

Foodservice Systems Management (Organisation, Management & Operations)

3

HUEC 2004

Foodservice Systems Management

3

FOUN 1105

Scientific and Technical Writing

3

Total Credits

9

 

YEAR  III                     

SEMESTER 1

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

HUEC 2009

Family Resource Management

3

HUEC 3007

Law and the Family

3

AGBU 3007

New Venture Creation and Management

4

Total Credits

10

 

YEAR III                     

SEMESTER 2

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

PSYC 2012

Developmental Psychology

3

HUEC 3010

Housing and the Environment

3

HUEC 3000

Flat Pattern Development

3

Total Credits

9

 

YEAR III

SEMESTER 3 (SUMMER)

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

HUEC 3018

Fashion Industry and Business

3

HUEC 3019

Computer-Aided Design for the Fashion Industry

3

HUEC 3011

Advanced Textiles

3

Total Credits

9

*New Intake for Evening University programmes offered by the FFA is currently suspended due to low enrolment.. As a result Level I courses under the EU will not be offered. EU students trailing Level I courses or still required to do Level I courses are advised to contact the Head of Department. Level II and III courses will be offered to facilitate students who are currently registered under these programmes.

YEAR  IV                     

SEMESTER 1

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

MGMT 2008

Organisational Behaviour

3

HUEC 2015

Food Quality and Safety

3

HUEC 3017

Computer Aided Pattern Development

3

Total Credits

9

 

YEAR IV                

SEMESTER 2

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

HUEC 3004

Food Product Development

3

HUEC 3002

Foodservice System Management (Quantity Foods)

3

HUEC 3020

Development of Caribbean Cuisine

3

Total Credits

9

 

YEAR IV

SEMESTER 3 (SUMMER)

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

HUEC 3021

Practicum (Consumer Science)

3

HUEC 3023

Practicum (Foods and Foodservice)

3

Total Credits

6

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