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    North Carolina Central University
   
 
  Oct 16, 2017
 
 
    
University Undergraduate Catalog 2017-2018

Family and Consumer Sciences Education (Secondary Licensure)


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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 2.5. 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. Students must have a ‘C’ or better in ENG 1110  and ENG 1210 .

3. Program Requirements:


Non-departmental requirements (must have a grade of 'C' or better):


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 for Specialization in Family and Consumer Sciences Education (Secondary Licensure)


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Freshman Year


Sophomore Year


Junior Year


Senior Year


Total Minimum Credit Hours: 128


** 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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