Family & Consumer Sciences Education

Family & Consumer Sciences Education Bachelor of Science (B.S.)

This program meets the requirements for the Nebraska Secondary Teaching Certificate (grades 7-12) with an endorsement in Family and Consumer Sciences and the Family and Consumer Sciences Related Occupations endorsement (if additional requirements are met).

Students who complete this field endorsement are endorsed to teach family and consumer sciences in grades 6-12.

A sample 4-year plan is found below.

Careers

  • Public or Private School Teacher
  • Educator in Business, Industry or Humans Service Agencies
  • Extension Educator

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Bachelor of Science 4-Year Plan

Year 1

Semester 1 · Fall
Course Credit Hours
ACE 2 3 cr
ACE 3 3 cr
ACE 1 3 cr
CYAF 160 Human Development and the Family 3 cr
TMFD 123 or CYAF 493 3 cr
Total Credits 15
Semester 2 · Spring
Course Credit Hours
ACE 5 3 cr
ACE 7 3 cr
CYAF 280 Family Science 3 cr
TMFD 206 Textiles 3 cr
CHEM 109 General Chemistry I 4 cr
Total Credits 16

Year 2

Semester 3 · Fall
Course Credit Hours
EDPS 251 Fundamentals of Adolescent Development for Education 3 cr
EDPS 297 Professional Practicum Experiences II 1 cr
Emphasis 1 3 cr
NUTR 250 Human Nutrition and Metabolism 3 cr
TEAC 331 School and Society 3 cr
Total Credits 13
Semester 4 · Spring
Course Credit Hours
CYAF 222 Introduction to Family Finance 3 cr
CYAF 270 Development of the Preschool Child 2 cr
CYAF 270L Development of the Preschool Child-Laboratory 1 cr
Emphasis 2 3 cr
TEAC 259 Instructional Technology 3 cr
NUTR 244 Scientific Principles of Food Preparation 3 cr
NUTR 245 Scientific Principles of Food Preparation Laboratory 1 cr
Total Credits 16

Year 3

Semester 5 · Fall
Course Credit Hours
CYAF 333 Families in the Economy 3 cr
CYAF 380 Working with Families in Communities and Schools 3 cr
Emphasis 3 3 cr
NUTR 372 3 cr
Electives 3 cr
Total Credits 15
Semester 6 · Spring
Course Credit Hours
CYAF 451/851 Learning and Teaching Principles and Practices in Family and Consumer Sciences 3 cr
CYAF 297J Professional Practicum Experiences I 1 cr
CYAF 382 Working with Parents 3 cr
EDPS 457 Learning and Motivation Principles for Secondary Teaching 3 cr
Emphasis 4 3 cr
TEAC 330 Multicultural Education 3 cr
Total Credits 16
Summer Sessions
Course Credit Hours
TEAC 425/825 Coordination in Occupational Training Programs 3 cr
Total Credits 3

Year 4

Semester 7 · Fall
Course Credit Hours
CYAF 452/852 Curriculum Principles and Practices in Family and Consumer Sciences 4 cr
CYAF 397J Professional Practicum Experiences II 1 cr
Emphasis 5 3 cr
SPED 401B/801B Accommodating Exceptional Learners in the Secondary School Classroom 3 cr
TMFD 413A 3 cr
Total Credits 14
Semester 8 · Spring
Course Credit Hours
CYAF 403/803 Student Teaching Seminar in Family and Consumer Sciences 3 cr
CYAF 497J 9 cr
Total Credits 12
PLEASE NOTE

This document represents a sample 4-year plan for degree completion with this major. Actual course selection and sequence may vary and should be discussed individually with your college or department academic adviser. Advisers also can help you plan other experiences to enrich your undergraduate education such as internships, education abroad, undergraduate research, learning communities, and service learning and community-based learning.