Department of Family and Consumer Sciences
COLLEGE OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, LONG BEACH
Course Syllabus Fall - 2013
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Technological Literacy: CAFF 388I (3 Units)
Sections 01 (4670), 02
Personal & Family Financial Management CAFF 223
Instructor: Aleta M. Ostlund, M.A.
email: [email protected]
Class Meeting: Tuesday 9:30 - 10:45 in AS Room 235
Office Hours: 8:15 - 9:15 Tuesday in our classroom by appointment
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2015 Income Tax Brackets
The Federal income tax has 7 tax brackets: 10%, 15%, 25%, 28%, 33%, 35%, and 39.6%. The
amount of tax you owe depends on your filing status and income level.
Its important to realize that moving into a higher tax bracket does not
Bernard Madoff who stole about 65 billion dollars which was one of the
biggest Ponzi schemes in America history. A Ponzi scheme is a is a fraudulent
investment operation where the operator, pays returns to its investors from new
Credit Card Comparison
Based on the credit card comparisons I believe that the American Express card would be the
best for me. I spend a lot of money on groceries and gas. The American Express card would give
me 6% back on groceries and 3% back on gas. Th
Chapter 3 Review Questions
1. According to the book The Necessary Revolution: How Individuals and
Organizations Are Working Together to Create a Sustainable Future,businesses form
value chains, a shared commitment to goals built arou
1. Why does Daniel Gilbert, author of Stumbling on Happiness, say that experiences
might bring more satisfaction than durable goods? Do you agree or disagree?
In spite of the fact that joy is not effortlessly ch
1. According to the chapter content, what is the difference between positive and
The distinction amongst positive and negative input is that positive criticism
takes into account things to cha
Chapter 4 Review Question
3. What does the Foa & Foa Resource Model illustrate?
According to the textbook, the Foa and Foa resource model shows the
interdependence of resources in a meaningful and systematic way. This resource theory
helps people to under
Chapter 2 Review Questions
2. There is nothing so practical as good theory, say Kurt Lewin. Explain why
theory is useful.
According to the textbook, the main function of theory is to organize observations
of a phenomenon and other available information so
Chapter 1 Review Questions
1. Why are there fewer people per household today?
According to the textbook, the average number of people per household in the
U.S. has decreased dramatically from 5 persons in 1900 to 2.5 persons in 2000. One of
the reasons is
Chapter 8 Review Questions
1. How has the world population changed since 1900? Where do most people live
today? In the United State, what are the largest cities?
According to data on the Internet, the world population changed dramatically
since 1900. The
CHAPTER 3 REVIEW QUESTIONS
3. Why does Martin Seligman say in Learned Optimism that optimism is essential
for achieving goals?
In my opinion being optimistic is really important. When you are positive, it
means that you believe in yourself that you can ac
Chapter 5 Review Question
1. What sorts of things do you want to accomplish? What sorts of activities do you
want to be involved in? What decisions are needed to get you where you want to?
At this moment, there is one main thing that I want to accomplish.
Chapter 7 Review Questions
1. Have you ever felt that people were not listening to you? What are the characteristics of
effective communicators listed at the beginning of the chapter? Which of these is an aspect
that you would like to work on? Explain why
Chapter 6 Review Questions
2. What influences affect planning? Include a discussion of Greshams law of
planning in your answer.
According to the textbook, there are many factors that impact planning. First,
planning could be affected by time constraints a
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The founder of home economics, Ellen Henrietta Swallow was the first woman admitted to the
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S.A. She was born
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Early Leaders Shape Home Economics
Publication of Treatise on Domestic Economy
and the Domestic Receipt Book (1840)
Kitchen Garden Movement program offered for
young children taught
A system of beliefs that guide the
behaviors of individuals and groups.
Philosophy is the study of general and fundamental
problems concerning matters such as existence, knowledge,
values, reason, mind, and language. It is distinguished from
other ways of
Family and Consumer Sciences
A Historical Overview
Think of how the individual, the
family, and the community were
impacted at various times in history.
The core of FCS, historically, has been
concern for the family.
Each area of specialization, such as
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Values and Goals Assignment
Be sure to staple the following two items to the back of this assignment. All three (the 9 questions and the 2
attachments) are required for
Philosophy of Family and Consumer
Philosophy is a set of beliefs that guides
the actions of an individual or group.
A river without banks is incomprehensible;
it is a contradiction in terms; it is a lake, a
swamp. A river is made by, defined by,
Think of a person you admire.
Write down 10
traits/characteristics of that
Values & Ideals
Values: represent the
ultimate reasons people
have for acting as they do
The big values in our lives
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Option in FCS (such as Fashion, Food Science, etc.): _
Department of Family and Consumer Sciences
FCSE 299: Introduction to Family and Consumer Sciences
TREND ANALYSIS REPORT
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