Human Sciences (HS)

HS 1112 Human Sciences First-Year Seminar

Description: Experiences that effectively facilitate transition from high school to the College of Human Sciences at OSU. Introduction to the developmental advising process to ensure a successful adviser/advisee partnership. Career development through connections among the student's major curriculum, general education courses, career goals, and eventual careers. Analysis of case scenarios. Required of all first semester freshmen in COHS. Previously offered as HES 1112 and HES 1111.

Credit hours: 2

Contact hours: Lecture: 2

Levels: Undergraduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Dean Of Human Sci

HS 2080 Introduction to International Experiences

Prerequisites: Consent of Associate Dean.

Description: Introduction to international cultures through an educational experience outside the USA. Offered for variable credit, 1-9 credit hours, maximum of 15 credit hours.

Credit hours: 1-9

Contact hours: Other: 1

Levels: Undergraduate

Schedule types: Independent Study

Department/School: Dean Of Human Sci

HS 2111 Career Exploration in Human Sciences

Description: Acquisition of career information critical to introduce students to the world of work. Career searches, processes for interviewing and acquiring careers. Previously offered as HES 2111.

Credit hours: 1

Contact hours: Lecture: 1

Levels: Undergraduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Dean Of Human Sci

HS 2210 Professional Field Experience in Human Sciences

Prerequisites: Consent of instructor and DHM or HDFS or HRAD or NSCI major and freshman or sophomore standing.

Description: Supervised field experience in professional setting related to Human Sciences field of study. Offered for variable credit, 1-3 credit hours, maximum of 3 credit hours.

Credit hours: 1-3

Contact hours: Other: 1

Levels: Undergraduate

Schedule types: Independent Study

Department/School: Dean Of Human Sci

HS 2510 Human Sciences Freshman Research Seminar

Prerequisites: College of Human Sciences major; Admission to the Freshman Research Scholars program.

Description: Seminar for College of Human Sciences' freshmen participating in the Freshman Research Scholars Program. Includes exploration of what "research" means in a variety of settings and introduces basic research skills and processes. Previously offered as HES 2510. Offered for variable credit, 1-3 credit hours, maximum of 6 credit hours.

Credit hours: 1-3

Contact hours: Other: 1

Levels: Undergraduate

Schedule types: Independent Study

Department/School: Dean Of Human Sci

HS 2511 Dynamics of Leadership in Human Sciences

Prerequisites: Consent of Associate Dean.

Description: Major topics related to personal and professional development, including developing and utilizing leadership skills, teamwork and team building, total quality management, ethics, public speaking, and business and social etiquette. Open to sophomores in the College of Human Sciences who have been accepted in the Ambassadors student organization. Previously offered as HES 2511.

Credit hours: 1

Contact hours: Lecture: 1

Levels: Undergraduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Dean Of Human Sci

HS 3002 Leadership and Collaboration in the Workplace

Prerequisites: Junior standing in a major in the College of Human Sciences.

Description: Exploration of personal and workplace leadership, conflict resolution, workplace diversity and ethics. Development of transferable skills and emotional intelligence. Generation of personal mission statements. Current leadership and collaboration strategies, issues and terminology. Previously offered as HES 3002.

Credit hours: 2

Contact hours: Lecture: 2

Levels: Undergraduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Dean Of Human Sci

HS 3080 International Experience

Prerequisites: Consent of associate dean.

Description: Participation in a formal or informal educational experience outside of the USA. Previously offered as HES 3080. Offered for variable credit, 1-18 credit hours, maximum of 36 credit hours.

Credit hours: 1-18

Contact hours: Other: 1

Levels: Undergraduate

Schedule types: Independent Study

Department/School: Dean Of Human Sci

HS 3090 Study Abroad (I)

Prerequisites: Consent of the Office of the Study Abroad and associate dean of the College of Human Sciences.

Description: Participation in an OSU reciprocal exchange program. Offered for variable credit, 1-18 credit hours, maximum of 36 credit hours.

Credit hours: 1-18

Contact hours: Other: 1

Levels: Undergraduate

Schedule types: Independent Study

Department/School: Dean Of Human Sci

General Education and other Course Attributes: International Dimension

HS 3112 Human Sciences First-Year Seminar for Transfer Students

Description: Experiences that effectively facilitate transition for the first year transfer student to the College of Human Sciences at OSU. Introduction to the developmental advising process to ensure a successful adviser/advisee partnership. Career development through connections among the student's major curriculum, general education courses, career goals, and eventual careers. Analysis of case scenarios. Required of all first semester transfer students in COHS. Previously offered as HES 3112 and HES 3111.

Credit hours: 2

Contact hours: Lecture: 2

Levels: Undergraduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Dean Of Human Sci

HS 3210 Internship in Human Sciences

Prerequisites: Consent of instructor and DHM or HDFS or HRAD or NSCI major and sophomore standing and HS 1112 or HS 3112.

Description: Supervised internship related to a Human Sciences field of study. Previously offered as HES 3210. Offered for variable credit, 1-3 credit hours, maximum of 3 credit hours.

Credit hours: 1-3

Contact hours: Other: 1

Levels: Undergraduate

Schedule types: Independent Study

Department/School: Dean Of Human Sci

HS 3511 Public Policy and Human Sciences

Prerequisites: consent of Associate Dean.

Description: The impact of human, economic and material resources. Analysis of developmental, ethical, cultural and public policy factors that influence need satisfaction. Open to juniors and seniors in the College of Human Sciences who have been accepted in the Ambassadors student organization. Previously offered as HES 3511.

Credit hours: 1

Contact hours: Lecture: 1

Levels: Undergraduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Dean Of Human Sci

HS 4000 Honors Seminar in Human Sciences

Prerequisites: Junior standing and admission to the Honors Program.

Description: In-depth interdisciplinary seminar focused on a current national or international issue having an impact on quality of life. Exploration of the issue utilizing various strategies and national resources. Dialogue and debate from multiple perspectives with emphasis on verbal and written expression. Previously offered as HES 4000. Offered for variable credit, 1-6 credit hours, maximum of 6 credit hours.

Credit hours: 1-6

Contact hours: Other: 1

Levels: Undergraduate

Schedule types: Independent Study

Department/School: Dean Of Human Sci

General Education and other Course Attributes: Honors Credit

HS 5110 Directed Studies in Human Sciences

Prerequisites: Consent of instructor.

Description: Directed individual study in Human Sciences. Previously offered as HES 5110. Offered for variable credit, 1-6 credit hours, maximum of 6 credit hours.

Credit hours: 1-6

Contact hours: Other: 1

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Independent Study

Department/School: Dean Of Human Sci

HS 5240 Master’s Creative Component

Prerequisites: Consent of associate dean.

Description: An in-depth application of theoretical models and philosophies related to area of specialization. Previously offered as HES 5240. Offered for variable credit, 1-6 credit hours, maximum of 6 credit hours.

Credit hours: 1-6

Contact hours: Other: 1

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Independent Study

Department/School: Dean Of Human Sci

HS 5253 Family Economics

Description: Issues related to the economics of families, household production, and human capital development; economics of crises public policy and family life cycle spending, saving and borrowing; special attention to the role of ethics in family economic issues. A theoretical and a research perspective used to illuminate the concepts in the course. Web-based instruction. Previously offered as HES 5253.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Dean Of Human Sci

HS 5303 Fundamentals of Family Financial Planning

Description: The nature and functioning of financial systems, including currencies, markets, monetary and fiscal policy, and supply and demand for land, labor and capital. Focus on the impact of global financial interdependence on individuals and families in the U.S. Current and emerging issues, as well as current research and theory relative to financial systems. Web-based instruction. Previously offered as HES 5303.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Dean Of Human Sci

HS 5333 Theories and Research in Family Financial Planning I

Prerequisites: Admission to the Great Plains IDEA FFP program.

Description: Introduction of the social science of family finances. Focus on theories of family functioning, microeconomic theory related to family resource allocation decisions, the family as an economic unit, and the interaction of economy and families. Web-based instruction.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Dean Of Human Sci

HS 5343 Theories and Research in Family Financial Planning II

Prerequisites: Admission to the Great Plains IDEA FFP program and HS 5333.

Description: Microeconomic theory as it relates to family resource allocation decisions, theories of household behavior, the lifecycle hypothesis, behavioral economics, behavioral finance, theories of behavioral change, and psychological theories of family well-being. Focus on empirical research investigating household financial decision-making. Web-based Instruction.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Dean Of Human Sci

HS 5353 Financial Counseling for Family Financial Planning

Description: Theory and research regarding the interactive process between client and practitioner, including communication techniques, motivation and esteem building, counseling environment, ethics, and data intake, verification, and analysis. Legal issues, compensation, technology to identify resources, information management, and current or emerging issues. Web-based instruction. Previously offered as HES 5353.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Dean Of Human Sci

HS 5403 Estate Planning for Families

Description: Fundamentals of estate planning process, estate settlement, estate and gift taxes, property ownership and transfer, and powers of appointment. Tools and techniques in implementing effective estate plan, ethical considerations in providing estate planning services, new and emerging issues in the field. Experience with case studies in developing estate plans for varied family forms. Web-based instruction. Previously offered as HES 5403.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Dean Of Human Sci

HS 5453 Retirement Planning, Employee Benefits and the Family

Description: Study of micro and macro considerations for retirement planning. Survey of various types of retirement plans, ethical considerations in providing retirement planning services, assessing and forecasting financial needs in retirement, and integration of retirement plans with government benefits. Web-based instruction. Previously offered as HES 5453.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Dean Of Human Sci

HS 5483 Military Family Financial Issues

Description: An overview of topics relevant to the financial planning process, adapting topics to address the unique needs of and resources available to military service members and their families. Topics include status of service member; financial readiness; financial, risk, investment, tax, retirement and estate management; record keeping; cash flow management; credit and debt management; savings; education planning; and special topics. Web based instruction. Previously offered as HES 5483.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Dean Of Human Sci

HS 5533 Economics of Aging and Public Policy

Description: Policy development in the context of the economic status of the elderly populations. Retirement planning and the retirement decision; Social Security and public transfer programs for the elderly; intrafamily transfers to or from the elderly; private pensions; financing medical care for the elderly; prospects and issues for the future. Web-based instruction. Previously offered as HES 5533.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Dean Of Human Sci

HS 5543 Environments and Aging

Description: Special needs of older people and attributes of physical environments that support these needs including attention to the "meaning of and attachment to home." Application of knowledge to design and management of housing, institutional settings, neighborhoods and communities. Environment-person fit; aging-in-place, assisted living and long-term care; and therapeutic environments. Web-based instruction. Previously offered as HES 5543.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Dean Of Human Sci

HS 5553 Insurance Planning for Families

Description: Study of risk management concepts, tools, and strategies for individuals and families, including life insurance; property and casualty insurance; liability insurance; accident, disability, health, and long-term care insurance; and government-subsidized programs. Current and emerging issues and ethical considerations. Relationships between investment options and employee/employer benefit plan choices. Web-based instruction. Previously offered as HES 5553.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Dean Of Human Sci

HS 5603 Investing for the Family’s Future

Description: Evaluation of investment markets for the household. Analysis of how families choose where to put their savings. Using the family's overall financial and economic goals to help make informed decisions about which investments to choose. Web-based instruction. Previously offered as HES 5603.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Dean Of Human Sci

HS 5633 Program Evaluation and Research Methods in Gerontology

Description: Overview of program evaluation, research methods and grant writing in gerontology. Application of quantitative and qualitative methods in professional settings. Web-based instruction. Previously offered as HES 5633.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Dean Of Human Sci

HS 5653 Personal Income Tax for Family Financial Planning

Description: Information on income tax practices and procedures including tax regulations, tax return preparation, tax audit processes, appeals process, preparation for an administrative or judicial forum, and ethical considerations of taxation. New, emerging issues related to taxation. Family and individual case studies practice in applying and analyzing tax information and recommending appropriate tax strategies. Web-based instruction. Previously offered as HES 5653.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Dean Of Human Sci

HS 5703 Professional Practices in Family Financial Planning

Description: Challenges of managing financial planning practices, including business valuation, personnel, marketing, client services, ethics and technological applications. Relying on theoretical as well as applied approach, analysis of case studies that provide relevant, practical exposure to practice management issues, with strong emphasis on current research findings. Web-based instruction. Previously offered as HES 5703.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Dean Of Human Sci

HS 5803 Case Studies in Family Financial Planning

Prerequisites: HS 5303, HS 5403, HS 5453, HS 5553, HS 5603, HS 5653 or consent of adviser.

Description: Professional issues in financial planning, including ethical considerations, regulation and certification requirements, communication skills, and professional responsibility. Utilization of skills obtained in other courses and work experiences in the completion of personal finance case studies, the development of a targeted investment policy, and other related financial planning assignments. Web-based instruction. Previously offered as HES 5803.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Dean Of Human Sci

HS 6993 Graduate Seminar in Human Sciences

Prerequisites: Consent of instructor.

Description: Analysis of philosophy, critical issues, current developments and interrelationships among elements in human sciences. Previously offered as HES 6993.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Dean Of Human Sci