HUMAN ECOLGY AS PROF
HUMAN ECOLGY AS PROF HUEC 1000
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HUEC 1000 Human Ecology as a profession The Basics of Human Ecology The General Catalog The goal of Human Ecology is to improve the quality of life for families and individuals This goal is express through all the disciplines in the School of Human Ecology All Human Ecology majors have an applied science curriculum with a BS degree The science learned in other disciplines Biology Chemistry etc is synthesized and applied in actual situations Academic Program Breakdown pg l5 General Catalog College Agriculture School Human Ecology Department or Curriculum Nutritional Science Concentration Nutritional Science Pre Med Degree BS Hours l28 Undergraduate Minors pg 24 General Catalog Minor Code SOCL Description Sociology Dept Department of Sociology Some minors are built into programs For example the Nutritional Science Pre Med concentration has a built in Biology minor in which students must only earn a 3 hrs at the 3000 level and complete BlOL 205l General Microbiology Minors are highly advised because they add value to job resumes but they show a student s variety interest and depth in another field Popular minors include PSYC and SOCL Prerequisites credit in another course that must be met before another course may be taken Co reguisite a concurrent enrollment in another course Can be taken at the same time The College of Agriculture lmportant People of the College Dean Dr Ken Koonce Associate Dean Dr Betsy Garrison l38 Agriculture Administration Building HUEC 1000 Human Ecology as a profession The Basics of Human Ecology Dr Jody Hammett Ms Carolyn Hathorn and Ms Jennifer Neal Academic Advisors see services Open office hours in the Agriculture Administration Building Ag Admin Services Change your major into the College of Agriculture Declare a minor lndependent study Change your catalog year Change your major or area of concentration to another in the College of Agriculture Departments and Majors of the College Dept Dept Dept School of Child and Family Studies Child and Family Studies Early Childhood Administration and Leadership of Nutritional Science Dietetics Nutritional Science Premedical of Textiles Apparel and Merchandising Apparel Design Merchandising Textile Science TAM of Human Ecology Originally called Home Economics Interim Director Dr Karen Overstreet Undergraduate Human Ecology Advisors Nutritional Science L M Ms Judy Myhand Knapp jdonv2lsuedu 985 578 2529 For evaluation of transfer credit class substitution approval PACE Forms and CATS holds see Ms Elva Bourgeois 263 College of Education Partnership Early Childhood Education PK 3 Certification Joint program with the School of Human Ecology and the College of Education 50 of the classes are taught in Human Ecology and the other half are taught in Education College of Education Leadership lnterim Dean Dr Laura Lindsay Assocaite Dean Dr Patricia Exner Academic Advisors Lisa Newman Andrea Jones and Bridget Robichaux HUEC 1000 Human Ecology as a profession The Basics of Human Ecology Human Ecology and Education Student Organizations American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists AATCC Advisor Dr loanNegulescu Baton Rouge Association for the Education of Young Children BRAEYC Advisor Dr Jennifer Baumgartner and Dr Cindy DiCarlo Hemline Advisor Dr Lisa McRoberts Student Dietetic Association Advisor Ms Brandi Milioto Meetings held on Wednesday at 500pm in the HUEC Building lobby Sep l4 Oct 5 Oct l9 Nov 2 and Nov l6 Historical Information Components for a Professional Field lUnigue Purpose What we believe Things we take for granted Communicate these statements verbally with other people Human Ecology Purpose A profession to serve families and individuals in understanding the relationship between themselves and the physical and social environment Home Economics Definition Lake Placid Conference in l902 The study of the laws conditions principles and ideals concerned with man s immediate physical environment and his nature as a social being and specially the relationship between those two factors 2 Set of Presumptions Choices that act as guidelines for consistent practices We communicate them through dialogue 3Conceptual Structure of Knowledge HUEC 1000 Human Ecology as a profession The Basics of Human Ecology We take them for granted They direct our choicesactions Presumptions of Our Founders l Freedom is desirable 2Man finds meaning in life though societal interrelationships 3Man has a free will based upon reasons forming 4 Physical and social environment can be transformed through the actions of man 5 Family is a basic human institution that gives meaning to life 6 Family is responsible as the caregiver of children Family must assume responsibility in life A desirable family form is the monogamic family 9Social change may or may not be good l0 Societal institutions give meaning to life ll Society is dependent upon family In summary the significance of family emphasized by our founders is a dominant position upon which home economics is built and can make choices therefore he is self 134 Organized Body of Knowledge Questions which a professional field Wishes to address Organized around practical problems of home and family Responsibilities that home and family should never delegate Teach family responsibility Within the present and future society Responsibilities l The responsibility to bring children to maturity for they are future citizens 2 The responsibility to educate the sense of beauty in people 3The responsibility to provide for the moral education of family members 4 The responsibility to foster rational sociability in family members HUEC 1000 Human Ecology as a profession The Basics of Human Ecology 4 Mode of Inquiry Way to gain new knowledge through applied sciences within research methods Research methods of Survey Observation Laboratory experiments Human Ecological System A systems approach to the study of human ecology The whole is greater than the sum of the parts Aristotle Holistic View an awareness of interrelationship and interdependency of total universe and human behavior and development Ecology the study or science of the house or habitat Human Ecology study of the interrelationship and interdependence of human beings with their natural human behavior and human constructed environments Systems Approach to Human Ecology System a group of components that are connected or interactive an organized whole Subsystem a component of a large system a system within itself with the properties and fluctuation role in a larger system Open system a system that OV OENVIRONM depends upon interchange or V interconnectedness with human environmental factors Human Behavioral Environment Closed system dependent on internal factors only Central Organizing Concepts of the Human Ecosystem 1 Human Life 2 Environment 3 Interactions Environment Human Constructed Environment HUEC 1000 Human Ecology as a profession The Basics of Human Ecology l Human Life Known as the individual The active agent The human goes through stages of development and each stage has its own tastes needs problems and behaviors It is not your age it is the stage Our life is seen as a series of stages 2 Environment 7 the forces and conditions that surround and influence living organisms and nonliving things It is always changing 3 Parts of the Environment Natural Environment Features of the Earth living things plants and animals Elements of the atmosphere nonliving things air sunlight soil water weather Time Climatic Zone Resources coal oil metals stones Human Constructed the part of the environment that humans have established or changed to meet their needs and demands Social biological the living Social physical the environment Social cultural communication Ex Laws language standards of behavior Includes the cultural patterns of the community Human Behavior the physiological and biophysical behaviors of human beings what you do what you think values emotions and physical skills 3 lnteractions interactions between and within the human unit and environment The Microenvironment near or which you come in contact with on a daily basis This is not the same for everyone and changes frequently The Macroenvironment far global scale and affects the world Both the macro and micro environment work together HUEC 1000 Human Ecology as a profession The Basics of Human Ecology All aspects of the human ecosystem are interrelated in that any part of the human ecosystem influences or acts on any other part is influenced or acted on in return The Subsystems of the Human Ecological System The subsystems are in continuous interaction and provide insight to the human ecological system Subsystems lndividual Political ampGovernment Family Education Economics Social amp Cultural l The Individual World Population Aging Society The generations of today are living longer Elderly Workforce lncreased demand for labor with fewer younger generations to fulfill the job demand Changes in social security benefits and rules Mandatory retirement ended with the absolution of the Age Discrimination Act of l986 Defined Contribution DC plans began to replace defined benefit DB plans Citizens begin to control their own retirement Publicity on social security widely reported bankruptcies of corporations and banks Reduced growth of health care costs Water Supply Water Crisis Rise in population Desire for better living standards lnefficiency of the way we use water