Dec 06, 2023  
2019-2020 Catalog and Student Handbook 
2019-2020 Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Family & Consumer Sciences Emphasis (Tennessee Transfer Pathway), A.S.

The Family and Consumer Sciences emphasis provides students various foundational courses in the field of family and consumer sciences. The student completes the first two years of requirements leading toward a baccalaureate degree.

To facilitate success in this program, all students should enroll in ORN 1010 - Orientation: Learning to Succeed  during their first semester at DSCC.

Major/Concentration Codes: UTPS-UFCS

Use DegreeWorks to view a sample degree plan.

To view a sample degree map by semester for this area of emphasis, go to Degree Map.

Total: 60 Semester Hours

*For lists of eligible electives, see the appropriate section of the General Education Core Curriculum Requirements .

**Students who intend to transfer to UT Knoxville should take 6 credit hours of a non-U.S. History sequence to fulfill the history requirement.

***Students who intend to transfer to Tennessee State University or UT Martin should take MATH 1710 - Precalculus Algebra  to meet the mathematics general education requirement.

****Students who intend to transfer should take an approved science sequence to fulfill the Natural Sciences requirement; BIOL or CHEM sequences are preferred.

*****General electives must be selected from courses which are part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway. Consult the Course Descriptions section in this catalog. Courses which are designated as **Not Part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway** should not be taken as general electives. Students who intend to transfer to UT Martin should take BIOL 2010 - Human Anatomy and Physiology I  as an unspecified elective.

Additional information regarding foreign language:

At some universities, foreign language may be required in certain programs that lead to the Bachelor of Science degree. Complete information regarding foreign language requirements at each university may be found on the transfer and articulation websites of the Tennessee Board of Regents and the University of Tennessee Systems. Community college students are encouraged to be familiar with foreign language requirements at the universities and, if applicable, complete the requirements before transferring.