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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Curriculum

Page address: http://ahn.mnsu.edu/fcs/education/curriculum.html

Descriptions of courses listed below are available on the Undergraduate Bulletin page.

Required General Education (9 credits)

  • FCS 100 – Personal and Family Living (3)
  • FCS 140 – Introduction to Nutrition (3)
  • HLTH 240 –Drug Education (3)

General Ed Electives (35 credits)

Family Consumer Science Core (3 credits)

  • FCS 101 – Introduction to Family Consumer Science (3)

Required Courses (43 credits)

  • FCS 120 – Clothing and People (2)
  • FCS 150 -  Food, Culture and You (3)
  • FCS 270 – Family Housing (2)
  • FCS 275 – Consumers in the Economy (3)
  • FCS 284 – Foundations of Family Consumer Science Education (3)
  • FCS 301 – Lifespan Development (3)
  • FCS 331 – Clothing Construction and Textiles (4)
  • FCS 340 – Food Science (4), Pre: FCS 150
  • FCS 400 – Culturally Diverse Family Systems (3)
  • FCS 414W – Family Policy and Ethics (3)
  • FCS 478 – Family Finance (3)
  • FCS 484 – Program Development in Family Consumer Science (4)
  • FCS 488 – Parenting Education (3)
  • HLTH 311 – Family Life and Sex Education (3)

Required Professional Education (30 Credits)

FCS Education majors are required to take 30 credits of professional education administered through the College of Education.  These courses are required for teacher licensure (5-12) in Minnesota.  The professional education courses must be taken in sequence by levels and the courses within levels must be taken during the same term.  See the University Bulletin for further details.

Required Minor: None

Adopted 2011

Further Information

Jill Conlon
FCS Education Major Faculty/Advisor                                                                                                                                         Email: jill.conlon@mnsu.edu
Tel: 507-389-5924