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Family and Consumer Sciences: Education Option, BS

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This major is administered by the area of Family and Consumer Science  in the School of Health Sciences and Wellness .



The United States Department of Education requires institutions that provide distance education to disclose information for programs leading to professional certification or licensure about whether each program meets state educational requirements for initial licensure or certification. Following is this disclosure information for this program:

The requirements of this program meet Certification/Licensure in the following states:


The requirements of this program do not meet Certification/Licensure in the following states:

Not applicable

The requirements of this program have not been determined if they meet Certification/Licensure in the following states:

Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wyoming; District of Columbia; American Samoa, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the Family and Consumer Sciences Program, you will be able to: 

  1. Explain how best practices are developed based on the existing body of research evidence
  2. Develop and evaluate effective health and human development programs
  3. Recognize personal biases and explain the value of multiple perspectives and suspending judgment when interacting with others
  4. Demonstrate confidence and competence in a professional setting


Consists of a minimum of 64 credits.

Note: Required courses marked ** below have Math prerequisites. Depending on your placement score, additional courses may be required.

Collateral courses, 6 credits


Refer to the Education  section earlier in this Catalog for information about admission to the Professional Education Program and teacher certification requirements for Secondary/K-12.

To graduate with a comprehensive Family and Consumer Sciences Major-Teacher Certification option, all teacher certification requirements including student teaching in Family and Consumer Sciences education are required.

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