Family and Consumer Sciences

Major(s)

Family and Consumer Sciences

Bachelor of Science in Education (Certifiable grades K-12)
  1. General Education Program and Requirements
    Specific General Education Requirements: PSY 121(3); BIO 101(3) and 111(1), or BIO 121(4) or BMS 110(3) and 111(1)
  2. Major Requirements (43 hours):
    1. CFD 155(3), 160(3), 163(3), 250(3), 361(3); FCS 110(3), 120(3), 301(3), 335(3), 373(3), 472(3), 507(1); HSP 210(3), 218(3), 321(3)
    2. Public Affairs Capstone Experience will be fulfilled by completion of FCS 472(3).

  3. Professional Education Courses. Note: A grade of “C” or better in each course is required for state certification.
    1. FCS 493(6), 494(6), 507(1), 512(3), 515(3)
    2. Professional Education Required Core and Competencies - see Teacher Education Program
  4. General Baccalaureate Degree Requirements
  5. 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 which includes following GPA requirements. All GPA requirements include both Missouri State and transfer grades.
    1. at least a 2.75 GPA on all course work attempted at all colleges attended
    2. at least a 3.00 GPA in the certificate subject area (major field of study) which includes all courses listed under B
    3. at least a 3.00 GPA in any additional certificate subject area
    4. 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
Health Education (certifiable grades 9-12, added endorsement only)

Students who complete the BSEd 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.

Accelerated graduate program in Educational Technology

Eligible Missouri State undergraduate students may apply for admission to the Educational Technology program and begin taking graduate course work as they complete the work for a bachelor’s degree. A maximum of 12 hours of graduate credit may be counted toward both the undergraduate and graduate degree (Mixed Credit). Refer to the Graduate Catalog for specific admission requirements.

Refer to Undergraduate Students Taking Graduate Classes for additional information and procedures for obtaining permission for Mixed Credit.