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 foreign language were taken in high school, then no additional language hours will be required for the degree. In the absence of such high school language, two semesters of the same modern language must be taken at the college level.
  6. All students pursuing teacher certification must apply and be accepted to the Office of Educator Preparation.

Course Requirements

FreshmanHours
FM 13323
CA 13413
FCD 13513
NUTR 13623
NUTR 11621
ENG 13103
ENG 13203
US 11001
HIST 13103
MATH 1315 or 13193
POSI 23103
 29
SophomoreHours
CA 13473
FM 2335 or 23343
Life and Physical Sciences6
COMM 13103
ENG Literature3
HIST 13203
PHIL 1305 or 13203
POSI 23203
Social and Behavioral Sciences3
 30
JuniorHours
FCD 23513
FCD 33553
FCD 3394 or CI 33253
CA 33413
COMM 43103
NUTR 33623
ID 13103
ID 23213
Select one of the following:3
 
 
 
 
CI 43323
 30
SeniorHours
CA 43013
FCS 43433
FCS 43473
FCS 46816
NUTR 43673
NUTR 41671
AG 43113
AG 43433
CI 43703
RDG 33233
 31
Total Hours: 120