BS in Education - Family and Consumer Sciences 6-12 Major

Additional Graduation Requirements

General Education Component

Area I (Written Composition)6
Area II (Humanities and Fine Arts)12
Two literature courses in sequence (EN 211/EN 212, EN 221/EN 222, EN 231/EN 232, EN 233/EN 234)
One Fine Arts Elective
Fundamentals of Speech
Area III (Natural Sciences and Mathematics)11
Area IV (History, Social and Behavioral Sciences)12
Human Growth and Development 1
Area V
Total Hours41

Professional Education Secondary (Grades 6-12)

Note:  ASBI/FBI background clearance is a prerequisite for all Professional Education Courses.
ED 292Preprofessional Seminar and Laboratory Expereince1
ED 381Instructional Technology for the High School 13
ED 375Content Literacy3
EEX 340Introduction to Students with Exceptional Learning Needs3
HES 462Family and Consumer Sciences in the School and Community3
ED 333WLearning Theories and Student Development3
ED 382Curriculum and Teaching I3
ED 401Evaluation of Teaching and Learning3
ED 477Curriculum and Teaching II4
ED 482High School Student Internship12
Total Hours38

ALSDE/NCATE Approved Teaching Field: Family Consumer Sciences

HES 241Textile Product Analysis3
CNH 242Food Science3
HES 261Introduction to Interior Design3
HES 321Merchandising3
HES 341WTextiles and Materials3
CNH 342Nutrition3
HES 262Child Development3
HES 366History of Interior Design3
HES 375Management and Economic Problems for the Consumer3
HES 405Parenting Strategies3
HES 441Advanced Clothing3
HES 443Family Develpment3
CNH 455Quantity Food Production3
Total Hours39

Note:

  • Candidates may take the following professional education courses prior to admission to educator preparation: Preprofessional Seminar and Laboratory Expereince (ED 292), Content Literacy (ED 375), Instructional Technology for the High School (ED 381), Introduction to Students with Exceptional Learning Needs (EEX 340), and a content methods course.
  • Courses that are taken to fulfill general education requirements which are also included in a teaching field may count in both areas.
  • Candidates who plan to seek certification in another state should contact the State Department of Education in that state to find out whether or not a comparable certificate exists in that state.
  • All requirements must be completed with a minimum of 120 credit hours.