Family and Consumer Sciences Education, B.S.

About the Program

The family and consumer sciences education program offers a broad knowledge of family and consumer sciences, plus skills in planning and communicating this knowledge to others. The bachelor of science degree program leads to initial K-12 certification to teach family and consumer sciences. The bachelor of science degree in family and consumer sciences education is necessary for certification in order to obtain a teaching position.

Program Requirements

Intellectual Foundations Requirements 39-66 cr

Total Required Credit Hours in Family and Consumer Sciences 33 cr

Family and Consumer Sciences Requirements 33 cr
SAF 310 Personal Safety and First Aid
NFS 105 Food and People
NFS 334 Contemporary Nutrition
FTT 100 Construction Elements
FTT 206 Introduction to Textiles
OR
FTT 349 History of Textiles
SPF 303 Educational Psychology: Middle and Secondary Education
IDE 101 Introduction to Interior Design
SPF 202 Child Development and Education
SPF 345 Parenting
SPF 353 Human Development During Early Adolescence and Adolescence
FIN 110 Personal Finance
OR
BUS 116 Introduction to Business

Professional Education Requirements 33 cr
CTE 301/BME 301/FCS 301 Foundations of Career and Technology Education/Business and Marketing Education/ Family and Consumer Sciences Education
CTE 302/ BME 302/FCS 302 Curriculum and Evaluation in Career and Technology Education/Business and Marketing Education/ Family and Consumer Sciences Education
CTE 303/BME 303/FCS 303 Instructional Strategies in Career and Technology Education/Business and Marketing Education/ Family and Consumer Sciences Education
CTE 404/BME 404/ FCS 404 Methods of Teaching Career and Technology Education/Business and Marketing Education/ Family and Consumer Sciences Education Subjects
EDU 416 Teaching Literacy in Middle and Secondary Schools
EXE 372 Foundations of Teaching Adolescents With Disabilities
CTE 311 Career Mentoring Internship
OR
CTE 350 School and Community Relationship Field Experience
BME 415 Student Teaching
BME 416 Student Teaching
CTE 435 Curricular Problems of Career and Technical Schools

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