Bachelor of Science in Family and Consumer Sciences (B.S.F.C.S.) Major in Consumer Affairs (Teacher Certification in Family and Consumer Sciences, Grades 6-12)

Minimum required: 120 semester hours

General Requirements

  1. In addition to general education core curriculum and departmental core requirements, the Consumer Affairs major pursuing Teacher Certification in Family and Consumer Sciences is required to take from 6 to 12 semester hours in each of the following areas: nutrition and foods, family and child development, fashion merchandising, interior design, consumer science, and occupational family and consumer sciences.
  2. Students must demonstrate competency in basic clothing construction techniques.
  3. Students participate in student teaching for pre-professional experience.
  4. No minor is required.
  5. If two years of the same modern language are taken in high school, then no additional language hours will be required for the degree. In the absence of modern language taken in high school, then two semesters of the same modern language (1410 and 1420) must be taken at the college level, and the requirement will be added to the student's degree audit.

  6. All students pursuing teacher certification must apply and be accepted to the Office of Educator Preparation.

Course Requirements

FM 13323
CA 13413
FCD 13513
NUTR 13623
NUTR 11621
ENG 13103
ENG 13203
US 11001
HIST 13103
POSI 23103
Math Component3
CA 13473
FM 23353
Life and Physical Sciences6
COMM 13103
ENG Literature3
HIST 13203
PHIL 1305 or 13203
POSI 23203
Social and Behavioral Sciences3
FCD 23513
FCD 33553
CA 33413
CI 33253
COMM 43103
NUTR 33623
ID 13103
ID 23213
Select one of the following:3
CI 43323
FCS 43433
FCS 43443
FCS 43473
FCS 46816
NUTR 43673
NUTR 41671
AG 43113
AG 43433
CI 43703
RDG 33233
Total Hours: 120