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Family and Consumer Sciences Ed. (Secondary Licensure) Human Sciences Degree

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Program Description

The concentration in Family and Consumer Sciences Education prepares students for a teaching career in family and consumer sciences programs. Students will complete courses in child development and family relations, foods and nutrition, and apparel design.

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Students must pass a departmental competency examination prior to enrolling in the practicum course. Students who maintain a 3.0 or better in major courses may be exempted from the competency exam. A grade of "C" or better must be earned in all major courses. Exceptions to this policy must be approved by the department chairperson. Students are required to participate in professional organizations related to program areas, and attend area meetings.

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