Master's Degree - Option B - certified FCS teachers and professionals

Fall 2020 Course Information
Curriculum Development in FCS

Course Description
In this course, students examine concepts, philosophies, and strategies that influence curricular decisions in Family and Consumer Sciences programs for secondary schools, colleges, universities, and extension programs. Students also examine trends affecting Family and Consumer Sciences programs.

Cynthia "Cindy" Miller
Office: 806-834-7179

Campus Coordinator

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Disability Support Services

To request accommodations for this course, contact the disability support office at your home university. You must register each semester and for each course. Read more about the Great Plains IDEA process for requesting accommodations.


Developing the Curriculum: Improved Outcomes Through Systems
William R. Gordon, II; Rosemarye T. Taylor, and Peter F. Oliva
Edition: 9th Edition
ISBN: 978-0-13-480038-7
Publisher: Pearson

Course Access
Approximately two weeks before the first day of class at Texas Tech University, the TTU campus coordinator, Tristin Campbell, will email instructions to each student enrolled in the courses taught by Texas Tech. This e-mail will contain information regarding the set up of their eRaider access through the campus IT Help Central department. Students will need to identify themselves as a GPIDEA/AGIDEA student to IT Help personnel for proper guidance. The e-mail will also include information about accessing the Texas Tech Blackboard system for their courses. Courses will be available on the first day of class, but may not be available prior to that date.

Exam Proctor

This course does not require an exam proctor.

Synchronous Components

This course does not include synchronous components.

University Members
Members of the Great Plains IDEA are universities accredited by a regional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Member universities recruit, admit and graduate students, teach in an academic program and contribute to the leadership and maintenance of the alliance. Membership in the alliance is a selective process that engages institutional leadership at all levels.

– – Brooke Noble, Dietetics Graduate
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