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Course Requirements

Major in Family and Consumer Sciences

The following specific general education courses must be chosen to meet the requirements for this major:

  • ART 155 Art Appreciation (3 credits)
  • BIO 108 Introduction to Life Science with Lab (3)
  • PHY/LIT Physical Science or Literature (3 credits)
  • CIS 103 Microcomputer Applications in Education (3 credits)
  • COM 103 Interpersonal Communications (3 credits)
  • GOV 101 US & Missouri Constitution (1 credit)
  • FCS 266 Management of Family Resources (3 credits)
  • HST History (3 credits)
  • MTH 115 Introduction to Statistics (3 credits)
  • PSY 200 Developmental Psychology (3 credits)
  • PHL 260 Contemporary Moral Issues (3 credits)

Courses Required in the Major

  • FCS 119 Essential Concepts for Health and Fitness (3 credits)
  • FCS 216 Principles of Nutrition (3 credits)
  • FCS 201 Career Seminar I (1 credit)
  • FCS 221 Food Science Theory and Application (4 credits)
  • FCS 230 Infant and Toddler Development (3 credits)
  • FCS 232 The Young Child (3 credits)
  • FCS 245 Housing (3 credits)
  • FCS 266 Management of Family Resources (3 credits)
  • FCS 301 Career Seminar II (1 credit)
  • FCS 320 Science & Gender of Human Health (3 credits)
  • FCS 337 Family Relations (3 credits)
  • FCS 350 Community Health Education & Promotion (3 credits)
  • FCS 395 Foundations of Public Policy & Advocacy in FCS (3 credits)
  • FCS 422 Cultural Competence Through Food (3 credits)
  • FCS 440 History of Women and Families in U.S. Society (3 credits)
  • FCS 470 Methods in Teaching FCS (3 credits)
  • FCS 472 Curriculum in FCS (3 credits)
  • FCS 497 Senior Synthesis in Family & Consumer Sciences (3 credits)

Courses Required in Other Disciplines

  • FAS 10 8 Fundamentals of Sewing Technologies (1 credit)
  • SWK 352 Gerontology (3 credits)
  • BUS 208 Personal Finance (3 credits)
  • EDU 201 Introduction to Classroom Teaching – Middle/Secondary (3 credits)
  • EDU 203 Survey of Learners with Exceptionalities (3 credits)
  • EDU 234 Philosophical Foundations of Education (3 credits)
  • EDU 350 Methods of Teaching Reading in the Content Area (2 credits)
  • EDU 401 Classroom/Behavioral Management Techniques (3 credits)
  • EDU 447 Planning for Instruction and Assessment – Mid dle and Secondary (3 credits)
  • EDU 451 Student Teaching at the Secondary Level (10 credits)