2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Aug 02, 2021  
2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived]

Family and Consumer Sciences Education Major (FACS Ed.)

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(56 credits)

The Family and Consumer Sciences Education Program is accredited by the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences (AAFCS), National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), Indiana Department of Education Office of Educator Licensing and Development (OELD) and the North Central Association for Schools and Colleges (NCA). Completion of this major qualifies students for licensure to teach family and consumer sciences at the middle, junior high, and high school levels.   In addition, students are qualified to teach and coordinate programs that prepare high school students to enter the workforce in family and consumer sciences-related occupations. Graduates may also seek employment in such non-school settings as the Cooperative Extension Service, community and family service agencies, government agencies, and wellness programs.

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Candidates for the Family and Consumer Sciences 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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