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If you are pursuing a degree in family and consumer sciences education, you must meet the requirements listed below to be eligible for graduation.
The Bachelor of Science degree in family and consumer sciences is a 126-127 hour program.
Family and Consumer Sciences
Bachelor of Science in Education
(Certifiable grades Birth-12)
- General Education Requirements - see General Education Program and Requirements section of catalog
Specific General Education Requirements: PSY 121(3); CHM 116(4); BIO 101(3) and 111(1) or BIO 121(4) or BMS 110(4); SOC 150(3)
- Major Requirements (41 hours):
- BMS 130(3) or 240(3); CFD 155(3), 160(3), 163(3), 250(3), 361(3); FCS 120(2), 301(3), 335(2), 373(3), 472(3), 507(1); HID 140(3); HRA 218(3), 321(3)
Public Affairs Capstone Experience will be fulfilled by completion of FCS 472(3).
- Professional Education Courses. Note: A grade of “C” or better in each course is required for state certification.
- FCS 493(6), 494(6), 507(1), 512(3), 515(3)
- Professional Education Required Core and Competencies - see Teacher Certification, Teacher Education Program and Secondary Education Requirements section of catalog
- General Baccalaureate Degree Requirements - see General Baccalaureate Degree Requirements section of catalog
- This program also requires compliance with the Teacher Education Program requirements for eligibility to enroll in Professional Education courses; admission to and continuance in the Teacher Education Program; approval for supervised teaching; and recommendation for certification; as well as the requirements for Secondary Education. Refer to the Teacher Education Program section of the catalog for requirements.
- In order to meet Missouri state teacher certification requirements, candidates for the Bachelor of Science in Education degree are required to meet the following grade point average requirements: at least a 2.75 GPA on all course work attempted at all colleges attended; at least a 3.00 GPA in the certificate subject area (major field of study) which includes all courses listed under B; at least a 3.00 GPA in any additional certificate subject area; at least a 3.00 GPA in the professional education courses which includes all courses listed under C; and no grade lower than a "C" in all professional education courses. All GPA requirements include both Missouri State and transfer grades.
Health Education (certifiable grades 9-12, added endorsement only): Students who complete the Bachelor of Science in Education degree with a major in Family and Consumer Science may receive Missouri state certification in Health Education grades 9-12 by completing the following courses: BMS 307(4) or KIN 250(3), BMS 308(4) or KIN 252(3), or equivalents; CFD 163(3); BMS 130(3) or BMS 240(3); KIN 253(2), 256(2), 257(2), 358(3); PSY 101(3); SWK 330(3); plus additional hours of electives in health-related courses, in consultation with their advisor, to bring total to 30 hours. In order to meet Missouri state teacher certification requirements, student must have at least a 3.00 GPA in the certificate subject area which includes all courses listed above.