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B.Sc. On Campus

Family and Consumer Sciences Education

South Dakota State University

48 months
Duration
376 USD/credit 11280 USD/year
376 USD/credit 11280 USD/year
259 USD/credit 7770 USD/year
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About

The Family and Consumer Sciences Education program at South Dakota State University prepares students with comprehensive subject matter background from all areas of family and consumer sciences, contributing to the versatility of the major. 

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

The program focuses on characteristics of various learners or clients, learning principles and different applications of the teaching-learning process.

Families in today’s complex global society face many challenges when it comes to relationships, life-work balance, raising children, caring for aging family members, finances, food choices, and housing. 

As a family and consumer sciences educator, the graduate of the Family and Consumer Sciences Education program at South Dakota State University  is qualified to teach content in a wide range of settings, including in middle and high schools, occupational training programs, adult programs, or to serve as an extension educator.

Career Opportunities

  • Teacher
  • Child care center administrator
  • Youth services specialist
  • Professional development trainer
  • Extension educator

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Practicum 
  • Philosophy of Career and Technical Education
  • Work Based Learning 
  • Internship
  • South Dakota American Indian Culture and Education 
  • Consumers in the Market
  • Foundations in Financial Management

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.6

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed online application Note: New and transferring international (F-1 visa) undergraduate students should be at least 17 years of age by the time they begin their studies at SDSU.
  • Grade Point Average (GPA)

New undergraduate students should have the equivalent of a 2.6 GPA on a 4.0 scale in the US

Transfer students who have completed 30 or more credits at another US college or university should have a 2.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale.   

  • Academic Records
  • English Language Proficiency
  • All new undergraduate students (not transfer students) are required to provide proof of their English language proficiency. Scores must be submitted within two years of taking the test. Students from certain countries and based on their educational background may not have to submit scores.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    11280 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 376 USD per credit during 48 months.
  • National

    11280 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 376 USD per credit during 48 months.
  • In-State

    7770 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 259 USD per credit during 48 months.

Living costs for Brookings

1085 - 1888 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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