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OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2008-09 
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2008-09 [Archived Catalog]

Family and Consumer Sciences Education Major (B.S.H.C.S.)

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Major code BS6370

College of Health and Human Services
School of Human and Consumer Sciences
Grover Center W324
Phone: 740.593.2880
Fax: 740.593.0289

Meta Van Nostran, contact person

This program prepares you for teaching family and consumer sciences in grades four and beyond (middle school through high school/adult). You must meet the criteria for selective admission to and retention in teacher education established by the College of Education (see “Admission to Professional Education” in the College of Education section), including a 2.75 GPA in your major, in required professional education courses, and overall. Upon completion of this program and after passing the Praxis II exam, you are eligible for the provisional Ohio vocational family and consumer sciences teaching license.

Required General Education

Ohio requirements for teacher licensure state that you must complete a general studies program that includes the arts, communications, history, literature, mathematics, philosophy, science, and the social sciences. In addition, the general studies curriculum should incorporate multicultural and global perspectives. You should work closely with your faculty advisor to select courses that will fulfill both Ohio University’s General Education requirements (see the Graduation Requirements - Universitywide section) and the requirements for teacher licensure.

Specific Tier II course requirements that you must fulfill are:

One course from the following:

Additional Requirement

In addition, you must complete the following course before you can apply for admission into Professional Education in the College of Education.

Major Requirements

You must complete the following courses with at least a 2.75 GPA:

One course from the following:

The following three courses are to be taken together as a block:

Internship, Practica, Field Experience, Student Teaching Registration Requirements

The college’s policy on internships, practica, field experiences, and student teaching requires that you be registered for the experience in the quarter(s) that you are actually fulfilling the requirements for the course. The only exception to this requirement is an experience that takes place over winter break, in which case you may register for the course during either fall or winter quarter.

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