HESC 500V. Special Problems. 1-6 Hour.
HESC 502V. Special Problems Research. 1-6 Hour.
Individual study or research for graduates in the field of human environmental sciences.
HESC 5233. Childhood Obesity: Context and Preventions. 3 Hours.
A multidisciplinary course that focuses on the context and prevention of childhood obesity. Directed readings and discussion will center on an ecological approach: identifying the problem(s) and behavioral and environmental factors and their interactions, as well as predisposing, enabling, and reinforcing factors, and action plan(s). The issue is addressed from a multidisciplinary perspective, including economics, marketing, child development, nutrition, and health behavior.
HESC 5463. Research Methodology in Social Sciences. 3 Hours.
Logical structure and the method of science. Basic elements of research design; observation, measurement, analytic method, interpretation, verification, presentation of results. Applications to research in the economic and sociological problems of agriculture and Human Environmental Sciences. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.
This course is cross-listed with AGED 5463.
HESC 555V. Special Topics in Human Environmental Sciences. 1-3 Hour.
Topics not covered in other courses or a more intensive study of specific topics in the specializations of human environmental sciences.
HESC 600V. Master's Thesis. 1-6 Hour.
Master's Thesis. May be repeated for degree credit.
HESC 700V. Doctoral Dissertation. 1-18 Hour.
Doctoral Dissertation. Prerequisite: Candidacy. May be repeated for degree credit.