Family and Consumer Sciences 45 Credit Endorsement

The Family and Consumer Sciences Education major is designed to prepare beginning teachers with a strong background in all areas of Family and Consumer Sciences endorsement on a secondary teaching credential. In addition to the required major coursework, candidates must also complete the Professional Education Core coursework. Candidates must also have accumulated two (2) years (4,000 clock hours) of related work experience or shall have completed an approved practicum in their field of ­specialization.

It is recommended that a candidate complete the Family and Consumer Sciences Education major and a supporting teaching minor such as Consumer Economics, Health or Natural Science.

Summary of Requirements for a Bachelor of Science Degree in Secondary Education with a Major in Family and Consumer Sciences Education

Required Courses

Required courses must be taken in the recommended sequence. The candidate must work closely with a Family and Consumer Sciences Education advisor as early as possible in the program.

FCS 1100Family and Consumer Sciences Professions1
FCS 2209Early Childhood Environments3
FCS 2229Textile Products3
FCS 3314Interior Design and Housing3
FCS 3332Programs in Family and Consumer Sciences3
FCS 4429Social and Psychological Aspects of Clothing3
FCS 4431Family Resource Management3
FCS 4435Relationships within Families3
FCS 4470Consumer Economics3
BED 3341Leadership and Advising in Career Technical Student Organizations I1
BED 3342Leadership and Advising in Career Technical Student Organizations II1
BED 3343Leadership and Advising in Career Technical Student Organizations III1
CTE 4401Foundations of Career and Technical Education3
NTD 2205Foods and Meal Management3
NTD 2205LFoods and Meal Management Lab1
NTD 2239Nutrition3

Recommended Electives

Select seven (7) credits from the following:
FCS 4471Advanced Consumer Economics3
FCS 4472Teaching Consumer Economics1-3
FCS 4494Partnerships with Professionals3-6
BED 3343Leadership and Advising in Career Technical Student Organizations III (repeatable)1
CTE 4402Analysis and Course Construction3
CTE 4403Methods of Teaching in Career and Technical Education3
CTE 4444Career Guidance and Special Needs Career and Technical Education3
ECON 2201Principles of Macroeconomics3
ECON 2202Principles of Microeconomics3
NTD 3312
3312L
Quantity Foods
and Quantity Foods Laboratory
4
NTD 3360Nutrition Through the Lifecycle3
NTD 4439Sports Nutrition3
OLP 4405Learning Fundamentals3
OLP 4409Professional Readings and Writing in Human Resource Development3