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New Mexico State University

New Mexico State University

2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog


DEGREE: Bachelor of Science in Family and Consumer Sciences

MAJOR: Family and Consumer Sciences Education

This major prepares you to teach in middle or high school or in other settings such as the Cooperative Extension Service or community agencies. The major is an accredited education program which meets the teacher licensure requirements for the State of New Mexico. In the spring semester of the senior year, you will apply all the principles of teaching that you have learned in a semester of student teaching in a selected school. Requirements for admission to the student teaching component of the Family and Consumer Sciences Education are (1) an overall grade-point average of 2.5 or higher, and a grade-point average of 2.5 or higher in family and consumer sciences courses; (2) a C or better in all departmental courses; and (3) recommendation of the advisor. You must have a GPA of 2.5 or higher before enrolling in the following FCSE courses: FCSE 446, Teaching Methods I for Family and Consumer Sciences; FCSE 447 Teaching Methods II for Family and Consumer Sciences; and FCSE 448, Supervised Teaching in Family and Consumer Sciences.

Requirements

General Education Requirements

A list of specific general education requirements is available in the department. Please check with your advisor.

Departmental Requirements

CTFM 178Fundamentals of Fashion

3 cr.

or

CTFM 255Applied Principles in Clothing Selection

3 cr.

 

CTFM 273Concepts in Apparel Construction

3 cr. (1+4P)

CTFM 371Textile Science

3 cr. (1+4P)

FCS 181Interpersonal Skills in Intimate Relationships

3 cr.

FCS 380Family Dynamics

3 cr.

FCS 383Parenting and Child Guidance

3 cr.

FCS 212Adolescent Development and the Family

3 cr.

FCS 210Infancy and Early Childhood in the Family

3 cr.

FCSE 245Overview of Family and Consumer Sciences Teaching

3 cr.

FCSE 345Management Concepts in Family and Consumer Sciences Teaching

3 cr.

FCSE 445Career and Technical Education Programs

3 cr.

FCSE 446Teaching Methods I for Family and Consumer Sciences

3 cr.

FCSE 447Teaching Methods II for Family and Consumer Sciences

3 cr.

FCS 301Personal and Family Finance

3 cr.

FCSE 331Management of Family Life and Resources

3 cr.

FCSE 235Housing and Interior Design

3 cr.

FSTE 164GIntroduction to Food Science and Technology

4 cr. (3+2P)

FSTE 263GFood Science I

4 cr. (4+3P)

FSTE food science 300+ elective (see advisor for selections)

3 cr.

HNDS 251Human Nutrition

3 cr.

HNDS nutrition 300+ elective (see advisor for selections)

3 cr.

Nondepartmental Requirements

HRTM 221Introduction to Hospitality Management

3 cr.

HRTM 231Safety, Sanitation and Health in the Hospitality Industry

2 cr.

HRTM 363Quantity Food Production and Service

6 cr. (1+10P)

SPED 350Introduction to Special Education in a Diverse Society

3 cr.

One course from the following:

AG E 250Technology and Communication for Business Management

3 cr. (2+2P)

C S 110Computer Literacy

3 cr.

BCIS 110Introduction to Computerized Information Systems

3 cr.

Choose two Viewing a Wider World:

PHLS 301VHuman Sexuality

3 cr.

BLAW 385VConsumers and the Law

3 cr.

MKTG 311VConsumer Behavior

3 cr.

One approved VWW Course

3 cr.

Specific Teaching Requirements

FCSE 448Supervised Teaching in Family and Consumer Sciences

9-12 cr.

RDG 414Content Area Literacy

3 cr. (2+2P)