Find your place in FID
The fashion and interior design department at Missouri State accepts and encourages all students interested in pursuing undergraduate degrees in fashion design and product development, fashion merchandising and management, housing and interior design, and family and consumer sciences education.
To begin coursework in the field of fashion and interior design, you initially need to be admitted to Missouri State. Before completing 75 credit hours, you must also be admitted to a degree program.
To begin course work in the field of family and consumer sciences education, you initially need to be admitted to Missouri State. Before completing 75 credit hours, you must also be admitted to a degree program.
The family and consumer sciences education program is offered in partnership with the College of Education. You must meet certain admission and certification requirements to continue in the program.
The admission process
To gain full admittance into the family and consumer sciences education program, follow the steps below:
- Declare or change your major to family and consumer sciences by visiting the Academic Advisement Center, University Hall 109
- Meet with your assigned advisor to discuss admission requirements and to develop a plan of study
- Complete the admission requirements listed above, including the C-BASE exam
- Enroll in SEC 302 to automatically apply for your program
When you declare your major, you will be listed as a pre-major until you satisfy all admission requirements.
Note: A student’s application for admission to the Program is considered by the Professional Education Committee when the requirements listed above are complete. A student’s qualifications for continuance in the Teacher Education Program is subject to review and change by the Professional Education Committee at any time while the student is enrolled. Students should check with their advisor or department head for any additional program specific requirements.