(Leading to the Bachelor of Science in Human Ecology Degree)
Family and Consumer Sciences Education with Occupational Family and Consumer Science Education endorsements in Child Care Services, Culinary Arts, or Fashion and Fabric Services prepares students for careers as teachers in middle and high schools, as USDA Cooperative Extension Agents, and for other positions involving human services. Licensure for teaching is available; however, it is not mandatory nor necessary for those students planning to pursue careers other than teaching.
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.