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Family and Consumer Science Education, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Cape Girardeau, MO, United States
Students completing the Family and Consumer Sciences Education program of the Southeast Missouri State University receive a K-12 certification, and are trained to teach a variety of different subject matters such as: Child Development, Family and Personal Relationships, Foods and Nutrition, Clothing Construction and Fashion, and  Interior Design.
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Overview

It is the aim of the Family and Consumer Sciences Education program of the Southeast Missouri State University that all students increase their ability to act responsibly and productively, work cooperatively, apply concepts of balancing school/work and family, create solutions to critical and emergent issues, utilize technology effectively in personal and family settings and maintain healthy lifestyles. FCS education provides the bridge needed by all students to deal with life and career issues.

What You'll Do

  • Experience multiple field placements throughout your training
  • Participate in regional FCCLA events from a leader’s perspective
  • Learn from specialists in all of the areas of Family & Consumer Sciences

Internships & Career Opportunities

  • Kindergarten 
  • Elementary 
  • Middle School 
  • High School Extension/Adult Education

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Family Resource Management
  • Nutrition for Health 
  • Food Science
  • Culinary Practices
  • Housing Perspectives
  • The Child: Development from Conception to Adolescence

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    61

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

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General Requirements

  • Submit your Online application
  • Pay the $40 application fee
  • Passport
  • Academic transcripts
  • Affidavit of Financial Support and Proof of finances
  • Proof of English proficiency
  • Standardized test scores (ACT, SAT, etc.) for scholarship consideration (Optional)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    431 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 431 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    431 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 431 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    225 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 225 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Cape Girardeau

  • 800 - 1300 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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