(Leading to the Bachelor of Science in Human Ecology Degree)
Family and Consumer Sciences Education prepares students for careers as FACS teachers in middle and high schools, as USDA Cooperative Extension Agents and for other human services professions. Licensure is available and required only for teaching professions.
Student working toward teacher certification must take HEC 4871, HEC 4872, HEC 4881, and HEC 4882 and must complete all requirements for admission to Teacher Education Program. Students seeking non-licensure HEED must take 22 credit hours including: HEC 4000 (1 hour), HEC 4990 (12 hours) and three hours of upper division electives to total nine hours.
As a sophomore, complete paperwork for admission to Teacher Education Program, and take Praxis I exam or apply for exemption.
As a junior, complete Benchmarks and paperwork for Residency I requirements; take Praxis II exam PLT grades 7-12 and FACS content; and apply for graduation.