2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog 
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2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived]

Occupational Family and Consumer Sciences Education Major

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(54 credits)

This major may be added to the Senior High/Junior High/ Middle School Instructional License and allows the holder to teach family and consumer sciences in grades five through 12.

(FCS) Core Curriculum:

A 7-credit core of courses is required for all majors and some minors in the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences. The core courses promote the understanding of the integrative nature of the family and consumer sciences profession with its focus on the interrelationships among individuals, families, consumers, and communities. Students apply this understanding to the study of their areas of specialization.

Note: For several departmental curricular patterns, general education requirements in the biological and physical sciences, the social sciences, or art are specified. These courses present theoretical concepts that are developed further in courses in the Department of Family and Consumar Sciences.


Child Development and Family Life:

Textiles, Apparel, and Merchandising:

Health, Safety, and Environmental Health Sciences:


Candidates for the occupational education degree must also complete two years (4,000 clock hours) of successful employment in a recognized family and consumer sciences-related occupation or 1,500 clock hours of supervised work in the occupational family and consumer sciences field under an approved teacher education program or an equivalent combination.

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