FYC 5008 Personal and Family Tax Planning 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Principles, current law and practice of income taxation and its impact on financial planning for individuals, couples and families in their roles as investors, employees and business owners.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

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FYC 5009 Personal and Family Insurance Planning 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Introduces students to risk management and insurance decisions in personal and family financial planning. Topics include insurance for life, health, disability, property and liability risks, as well as annuities, group insurance and long term care.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

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FYC 5106 Personal and Family Retirement and Estate Planning 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Provides individuals with knowledge of both public and private retirement plans including Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, defined benefit, defined contribution plans and their regulatory provisions. Estate planning aspects focus on the efficient conservation and transfer of wealth through trusts, wills, probate and charitable giving consistent with the client's goals.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

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FYC 5935 Personal and Family Financial Planning Capstone 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Critical thinking and decision making about personal and family financial management topics in the context of the financial planning process. Students analyze and prioritize goals and make recommendations for a client in areas of household accounting, taxes, investments, risk management, retirement planning and estate planning.

Prerequisite: FYC 5008 , FYC 5009 and FYC 5106.

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FYC 6111 Families and Violence 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Examines the major types of family violence across the life span, including all forms of child maltreatment, intimate partner violence, and elder abuse.

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FYC 6117 Military Families in Community Context 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Military culture and procedures, issues related to service in the military, the impact that military service can have on the individual and family, and strategies for providing services to military personnel and their families.

Prerequisite: None.

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FYC 6131 Ethics for FYCS Practitioners 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Basic elements of ethics, professional ethics, and professionals as ethical "agents."

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FYC 6207 Adolescent Problematic Behavior 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Ecological model to examine common themes of adolescent development with challenges that lead to problematic behavior.

Prerequisite: core major courses.

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FYC 6221 Grant Proposals for Community-Based Organizations 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Skills needed to develop funding proposals to support community-based projects and organizations.

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FYC 6222 Parenting and Child Relationships 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Relationships affecting child development outcomes.

Prerequisite: core courses.

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FYC 6223 Promoting Positive Youth Development 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Examines risk and protective factors for promoting youth development.

Prerequisite: FYC 6207.

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FYC 6224 Resilience and Positive Youth Development 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Conceptual and applied examination of resilience as a shaping force in youth development from infancy through the emerging adult years.

Prerequisite: FYC 6230 Theories of Youth and Family Development.

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FYC 6230 Theories of Family Development, Systems and Change 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Provides an overview of the major theoretical perspectives on families, including family development and family systems; and emerging theories relevant to diverse and changing families. Special attention is given to the application of these perspectives for research and practice.

Prerequisite: SYG 2430 or FYC 3101 and 3201.

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FYC 6234 Theoretical Approaches to Youth Development 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

An in-depth examination and synthesis of historical (macro) and contextual contemporary (micro) theories of youth development, spanning from childhood through emerging adulthood, as they are used to inform research, including applying principles and theories of youth development to community-based settings.

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FYC 6235 Prevention Science in Youth Development and Family Science 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Explores the theoretical and empirical foundations for the science of prevention and its application to youth development and family science. Taking an ecological approach, this course will explore methods and processes for designing, delivering, and evaluating YDFS prevention programs and the implications for families, schools, and communities.

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FYC 6302 Sustainable Community Development 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Relationships among economic, social, and environmental aspects of sustainability. Analytic and professional skills to build sustainable communities. Community study and in-depth analysis.

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FYC 6320 Community Development and Civic Engagement 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Examining the process and methods for community development with an emphasis on research related to civic engagement and public participation. Students will develop skills for managing change in communities.

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FYC 6330 Theories of Community Development 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Sociological concept of community and its application in public development policies.

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FYC 6421 Nonprofit Organizations 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Community nonprofit organizations. Governance, policy and decision making, and planning.

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FYC 6422 Policy Issues and Case Studies in Nonprofit Organizations 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Study and analysis of policy and cases related to development and operation of nonprofit organizations.

Prerequisite: FYC 6421.

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FYC 6423 Non-Governmental Organizations 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Non-governmental organizations and their political and economic impacts.

Prerequisite: FYC 6421.

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FYC 6424 Fund Raising for Community Nonprofit Organizations 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Critical evaluation of fund raising theory, research on the profession, and best contemporary fund raising practices in the nonprofit sector.

Prerequisite: FYC 6421.

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FYC 6425 Risk Management in Nonprofit Organizations 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

A foundation in the concepts, principles and strategies associated with risk management in nonprofit organizations. Topics include the nature and purpose of risk management; the general risk management exposures facing nonprofit organizations; and risk mitigation strategies for nonprofits.

Prerequisite: FYC 6421 Nonprofit Organizations.

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FYC 6620 Program Planning and Evaluation for Human Service Delivery 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Contemporary theories and process for planning and evaluating human service education and delivery programs.

Prerequisite: core FYCS courses.

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FYC 6662 Public Policy and Human Resource Development 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Current policies and laws impacting youths, families, and communities. Strategies to change these policies and laws.

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FYC 6800 Scientific Reasoning and Research Design 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Scientific reasoning, scientific method, and quantitative and qualitative research design.

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FYC 6802 Advanced Research Methods for Family, Youth, and Community Sciences 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Research tools and techniques appropriate for an ecological model, emphasizing a multi-method approach.

Prerequisite: FYC 6800 or equivalent.

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FYC 6901 Problems in Family, Youth, and Community Sciences 1-3 Credits, Max 6 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Advanced students select and study problem related to family, youth, and community sciences.

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FYC 6912 Nonthesis Project in Family, Youth, and Community Sciences 1-3 Credits, Max 6 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Developing an original applied project such as program evaluation, policy analysis, or in-depth review of current issue in human resource development.

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FYC 6932 Topics, in Family, Youth, and Community Sciences 1-3 Credits, Max 6 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Critical review of selected topics.

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FYC 6933 Seminar in Human Resource Development 1 Credit, Max 2 Credits

Grading Scheme: S/U

Explores current topics, trends, and research findings.

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FYC 6934 Professional Internship/Practicum in Family, Youth, and Community Sciences 1-3 Credits, Max 6 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Directed work experience or internship in professional capacity.

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FYC 6971 Research for Master's Thesis 1-6 Credits

Grading Scheme: S/U

Research for Master's Thesis

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FYC 7979 Advanced Research 1-12 Credits, Max 12 Credits

Grading Scheme: S/U

Research for doctoral students before admission to candidacy. Designed for students with a master's degree in the field of study or for students who have been accepted for a doctoral program. Not appropriate for students who have been admitted to candidacy.

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FYC 7980 Research for Doctoral Dissertation 1-15 Credits, Max 15 Credits

Grading Scheme: S/U

N/A/.

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