Dec 15, 2018  
University Undergraduate Catalog 2018-2019 
    
University Undergraduate Catalog 2018-2019

Family and Consumer Sciences Education Specialization in Family and Consumer Sciences Education


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Curriculum Requirements


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 and education.

1. 120 Credit Hours:


Complete a minimum of 120 semester hours with a cumulatie grade point average of 2.7. The last 30 hours must be completed at NCCU.

2. General Education Requirement:


Freshman and sophomore years: complete General Education Curriculum  required by the university as detailed on the four-year course of study and be admitted into the Education Preparation Program. Students must have a ‘C’ or better in ENG 1110  and ENG 1210 .

3. Program Requirements:


5. Additional Requirements


Students must pass the PRAXIS Core exam before being admitted to the Educator Preparation Program and enrolling in upper division courses.

Program Notes:


Students may be exempted from the competency exam by successfully passing PRAXIS II or maintaining a minimum GPA or 3.0 in major courses through the 1st semester of the senior year of courses.

Four- Year Curriculum Plan


Four-Year Curriculum Plan for Specialization in Family and Consumer Sciences Education (Secondary Licensure)

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Freshman Year

Fall Semester

*  ENG 1110  -  English Composition I ( 3 )  

*MFL Level III (3)

*MATH 1100  -  College Algebra and Trigonometry I ( 3 )  

UNIV 1100  -  First Year Seminar ( 2 )  

HUM 2410  -  Arts & Humanities I ( 3 )   or HUM 2420  -  Arts & Humanities II ( 3 )  

FCSC 1000  -  Introduction to Family and Consumer Sciences ( 3 )  

Spring Semester

*  ENG 1210  -  English Composition II ( 3 )  

*SCI GEC Requirement (3)

*HUM GEC Requirement (3)

*  PEDU 1541  -  Fitness ( 2 )  

+  FCSC 2150  -  Computer Applications in Consumer and Family Oriented Careers ( 3 )  

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester

*  MSCM 1250  -  Elements of Speech Communication ( 3 )   (SI)

*  HEDU 1531  -  Health ( 2 )  

=  FCSC 2500  -  Consumer and Family Finances ( 3 )  

&  EDU 2800  -  Computer Utilizations in Instructional Technology ( 3 )  

&  EDU 3000  -  Introduction to Educational Psychology ( 3 )  

% Specialization Course (3)

Spring Semester

*  HIST 1320  -  World Societies ( 3 )  

*  CHEM 1000  -  Physical Science Related to Chemistry ( 3 )  

EDU 2600  -  Orientation to Teaching ( 3 )  

&  EDU 3030  -  Diversity, Pedagogy and Social Change ( 3 )  

FOOD 2300  -  Nutrition and Health Promotion ( 3 )   

=  FCSC 2000  -  Career and Technical Education ( 3 )  

Junior Year

Fall Year

+  FCSC 4730  -  Administration and Supervision of Human Development Programs ( 3 )    

=  FCSC 4100  -  Business and Community Partnerships ( 3 )  

+  FCSC 4200  -  Family and Social Systems ( 3 )  

% Specialization Course (3)

Spring Semester 

=  CLTX 2410  -  Apparel Construction and Management ( 3 )  

=  FCSC 4110  -  Curriculum and Program Planning ( 3 )  (WI)

=  CLTX 3110  -  Textiles and Designs for Interiors ( 3 )  

=  FCSC 4810  -  Perspectives on Teaching Exceptionalities and Diverse Learners ( 3 )  

FCSC 4920  -  Parent Education ( 3 )   

Senior Year

Fall Semester

% Specialization Course (3)

&  EDU 3150  -  Instructional Planning ( 3 )  

&  EDU 3170  -  Assessment of Learning ( 3 )  

+ FCSC 4900  -  Senior Seminar in Human Sciences ( 3 )  

Spring Semester

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Total Minimum Credit Hours: 120

** Requirements for this major may change to satisfy certifying agencies.

Distribution of Hours

* General Education Curriculum (GEC)-42

+ Family & Consumer Sciences Required Courses-18

= Family & Consumer Sciences Educ Required Courses-36

% Non-departmental Required Courses-26

& Electives-6

< Students must pass the PRAXIS I exam before admitted to the Teacher Education Program.

< Students may be exempted from the competency exam by successfully passing PRAXIS II or maintaining a minimum GPA or 3.0 in major courses through the 1st semester of the senior year of courses.

(SI) = Speaking Intensive

(WI) = Writing Intensive

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